4 Stunning Ideas to Spruce Up Your Winter Garden

Who says you have to stop gardening when winter arrives? My family enjoys gardening all year long. By incorporating winter-friendly plants into the garden, my landscape stays equally as lush and beautiful from season to season. If you don’t think

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4 Tips to Help Your Christmas Tree Last All Season

Growing up, it was a tradition in our family to cut and decorate the Christmas tree on the first day of December. While our beautiful Douglas firs would always look full and healthy for the first few weeks, the trees

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5 Ways To Prevent Frozen Pipes This Winter

Each year in the United States, an average of 250,000 homes sustain water damage caused by pipes that freeze and burst. If you live in a cold climate, frozen pipes are more common than you think, especially when you consider

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6 Unexpected Ways to Save Energy This Winter

Amid the hustle and bustle of life, most of us don’t think much about saving money on energy. But when the utility bills finally arrive, we often wonder what we could have done to cut back. This winter, save energy

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3 Important Tips to Prepare Your Lawn for Winter

The start of fall is the best time to prepare your lawn for the long winter ahead. Without help, most lawns will not survive snow, ice, and extreme cold intact, so when spring finally arrives, you may find that your

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A Thanksgiving Survival Guide For Your Home

Preparing for Thanksgiving is no easy task: Every year, our family takes several days leading up to the event to clean the house, put together the menu, and collect enough chairs and serving pieces to accommodate our guests. This year,

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Are You Making These 6 Common Home Repair Mistakes?

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Do-it-yourself home repair can save you a bundle if you’re willing to put in the work. But whether you’re fixing a leaky faucet or putting in a new floor, it’s important to take your time and not cut corners. Many homeowners make costly mistakes like rushing through home repairs or using inferior materials, which can result in poor results. If you’re thinking of taking on a home repair project, make sure to avoid these common mistakes.

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8 Creative Ideas for Outdoor Entertaining in Cooler Weather

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Outdoor entertaining isn’t limited to the summer months: Autumn is a wonderful time to celebrate with friends and family while enjoying the cooler weather. To make your fall get-togethers a success, draw inspiration from these creative ideas for outdoor entertaining.

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4 Spooky DIY Halloween Decorations For Your Lawn

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Every year, I look for new ideas for my Halloween landscape. To save money, I prefer to make most of my decorations myself using materials found around my home. This October, try your hand at creating some spine-chilling Halloween décor using these ideas.

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7 Must-Do Autumn Home Maintenance Projects

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As winter approaches, the days get shorter and the weather gets cooler. Now is the perfect time to finish up those critical maintenance tasks that you didn’t get to during the summer. I actually prefer doing outdoor projects in the fall to avoid the extreme heat of the summer sun. Performing maintenance in autumn still leaves ample time to make any necessary repairs before the onset of winter. Roll up your sleeves and complete your home maintenance tasks with this list.

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