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Setting Up a Live Tree & Keeping it Fresh

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Have You Checked Out Think Geek?

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One online retailer I love because of the cool, fun stuff they sell is Think Geek. Unlike most stores, their writers tend to be more creative with their ad copy and you can’t help but chuckle at their stuff. It … Continue reading

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Poinsettia – Care & How to Force Blooms

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I love a Poinsettia, it’s a very quick and easy way to decorate a room for the holidays. Overall care is fairly easy, water once a week – more often if the room is dry, clean off dry leaves and … Continue reading

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Still Using the Old Style Holiday Lights?

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That’s a shame, because it’s costing you a lot more than energy-saving LED’s. LED holiday lights can save you money, since they use up to 80% less energy than those old bulbs. And they are so economical, it just makes … Continue reading

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Tips on Buying, Defrosting or Cooking a Turkey, Poultry Dressing & Cooking Pumpkin

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How to safely defrost and cook a turkey; make slow cooker poultry dressing Continue reading

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PRECIOSA-Ornela Beads – Simple Elegance

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As a way to save money in the accessories department, I started crafting beaded jewelry. My daughter first introduced me to this art form and to PRECIOSA┬« Traditional Czech Beads, and it was love at first sight. The fire-polished nature … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

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It may not look like Easter outdoors since there’s still a lot of snow, but it does feel like it. I always perk up at this time of year, simply because Spring signals a renewal of sorts. And it won’t … Continue reading

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Find the Right Gift for Your Valentine

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

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Choose an Easy Dinner Dessert

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Make an easy holiday dinner dessert and serve an ice cream treat Continue reading

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