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Save The Jack O’Lanterns!

  One of the best crafts of the Halloween season is pumpkin carving. From flexing your creative muscle and creating a glowing work of art to roasting the seeds and making a yummy snack for later, pumpkin carving is one …
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Categories: DIY, Neighborhoods


Haunted or Home Repair?

Fall has settled in and Halloween is right around the corner 一 everything feels a little bit spookier than normal! When you hear an unexplained creak or feel a cool draft, your brain goes to the scariest reasoning possible: your …
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Keep Your Leaves!

  One of the best parts of Fall is all the bright-colored foliage! One of the worst parts… when those gorgeous leaves fall off the trees and land in your yard. Not only can raking and bagging them can be …
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Top Projects for Your First Home

  By Guest Blogger Lisa Tompkins Buying your first home is exciting! There is so much you can do from updating the look to fixing and replacing essentials to making it your own. Here are some of the top projects …
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Brighten Up a Room 一Take Advantage of Natural Light!

  Who doesn’t love a little extra sunlight in their home? It’s warm, provides essential Vitamin D, and brightens a room without the need to use lamps and ceiling fixtures, not to mention the fact that it is totally free …
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What to Consider Before Starting Renovations on Your Fixer-Upper

Written By Guest Blogger: Rose Morrison Fixing up an older home can bring it back to life. Here are a few considerations before diving into your remodeling project. Know How Much You Can Handle Keep in mind that remodels take …
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Protect Your Plants (and Animals, Too!)

There’s no worse feeling than going out to water your garden only to see that it has been chomped away by pesky backyard creatures! Though this may be frustrating and annoying, we have to remember that these are just animals …
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Categories: DIY, Uncategorized


Don’t Give Up On Your Vegetable Garden — Best Things to Plant in August

The end of summer doesn’t mean the end of gardening. Here is a list of vegetables that you still have plenty of time to get in the ground before putting your tools away for the season! 1. Cucumbers Cucumbers don’t …
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Categories: DIY, Shorewest Tips


Craft Your Perfect Home with Art from a Local Artist

When decorating your home, you might find yourself looking for that one unique, stand-out piece. Instead of going to your local home goods store, why not try something really extraordinary? Summer is the perfect time to explore all the local …
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Organizing Files

Foolproof Ways to Organize Your Files — and Keep Them Organized

If asked to grab a specific document in your home right now, would you be able to in under 10 minutes? Five minutes? One? Have you ever paid a bill late because you didn’t know where it was? Is your …
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