The right time to plant bulbs

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Autumn is right around the corner so what’s on my mind? Bulbs! Now is the time to plant the gift that keeps on giving…..BULBS! Growing bulbs is an easy way to brighten up the garden with decorative and fragrant displays. Bulbs provide color when planted in containers, a mixed border, beneath trees or in grass… 

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Lighting and Color Ideas for Cost-Effective DIY Curb Appeal

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First impressions matter, and there’s no denying that the first impression of one’s home consists of its curb appeal. When my husband and I purchased our fixer-upper home last fall, we had so many internal updates to make that we focused our attention and our budget on our inside renovations first. Only after we completed… 

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Coconut Oil Uses That Save Money

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Get the scoop on the main coconut oil benefits that can improve your life and save you money! It’s claimed to be anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and a cancer preventative while also supporting thyroid function, helping with acid-reflux, and keeping skin youthful. And that’s only the tip of the iceberg.

We’ve listed items in your household you can replace with coconut oil and save some bucks, while often making your life healthier!

Let’s Go Camping: This Weekend is the Great American Backyard Campout

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The kids have been off school for a while now, just long enough to say, “we’re bored!” If left to their own devices, they’d be playing devices (video games, tv, ipads) all day. It’s time to make them go outside to play and make up some non-digital fun! Great American Backyard Campout! The National Wildlife Foundation is… 

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Top 5 Circular Saws for Guys Who Work With Wood

Seen one circular saw, seen them all, right? Although these tools look very similar on the surface, they can differ drastically in features, performance and price. Depending on your level of of do-it-yourself, picking the right circular saw can make you a better builder and save you some serious money, especially now during prime tool buying season and current Father’s Day sales.