Home and Pets

Five Feng Shui Ways To Create A Warm And Nurturing Home

December 9, 2011
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Just in time for the holidays, you’ll find expert Feng Shui tips for creating a warm and nurturing home during this stressful month. This guest post is written by NYC-based consultant Ann Bingley Gallops of Open Spaces Feng Shui.  Photo credit Ann Bingley Gallops. The holidays are here, right along with the start of cold weather […]

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Chicken Coop Designs of All Types

November 9, 2011
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Raising chickens at home is a popular trend taking the United States by a storm.  Americans are housing these chickens in a wide range of chicken coop designs, from contemporary to colorful vintage. Here are five cute chicken coops worth a look. Photo copyright Teresa O’Connor

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Win Solar Lighting from aHa!Modern Living

April 5, 2011
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When it comes to outdoor lighting, why settle for the ordinary? Especially, when you can wow them in the garden with these elegant solar lanterns? These Soji lights may evoke delicate Japanese paper lanterns, but they’ll stand up well in your garden.  Best of all, aHa! Modern Living is giving away one for free in today’s Spring Fling […]

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Seven Ways to Recycle Christmas Trees

December 27, 2010
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A  pine needle-infused bath is just one earth-friendly way to reuse your Christmas tree. About 13 million Christmas trees were cut and sold last year, according to the USDA‘s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Unfortunately, many ended up in the holiday trash. Here are eight better ways to reuse your Christmas tree after the holidays:

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Bone Appetit! Pup Cakes for Your Pooch

June 4, 2010

When our loveable mutt Maggie May celebrated her second birthday, we knew she deserved something special. So, we invited all her favorite pups over for a party in the backyard. But that’s not all. We also ordered a professionally baked pup cake by Chef Joanie Veage, owner of RYouBeingServed. Over the years, Chef Joanie has […]

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Raising Chickens at Home

June 9, 2009

“Love and eggs are best when they are fresh.” Russian Proverb The idea of raising chickens has always appealed to me. What could be more idyllic than gathering fresh eggs hatched by happy chickens wandering around your garden?

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Poisonous Plants for Pets

April 16, 2009

Meet Maggie O’Connor, the newest addition to our family. She’s a sweet-tempered, lovable hound mix that we adopted from the Idaho Humane Society a few months ago. Isn’t she a beauty? Keeping her safe is our top priority. That’s why we knew it was important to familiarize ourselves with plants that could make pets like Maggie […]

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