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  • How to repair carpet burn
    How to repair a carpet burn in 8 simple steps
    You've taken all the precautions to keep your carpet looking clean, and have area rugs in high traffic areas to guard against stains. But then, some nincompoop drops a cigarette at a family gathering, and you're left with an unsightly...
  • 10 awesome couples costumes for Halloween
    10 awesome couples costumes for Halloween
    From pop culture references to classic pairings, here are 10 creative couples costume ideas for Halloween that you and your man can dress up as.1. Princess Peach & MarioBring back the good ole days with Nintendo characters, Princess Peach and...
  • J.C. Penney and Breast Cancer Awareness month
    J.C. Penney and Breast Cancer Awareness month
    As part of J.C.Penney's continued commitment to the cause and in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month (October), they have launched an appropriate line of goods. Some of these brands include Hope for a Cure, Made for Life, Nike and...
  • Happy World Smile Day:  World celebrates iconic smiley face
    Happy World Smile Day: World celebrates iconic smiley face
    If you need something to smile about, you’re in luck! According to a KETK NBC report published on Oct. 1, a very special day of the year is almost here and people are ready to celebrate! Oct. 3, 2014, is World Smile Day. The annual &ldquo...
  • Guerilla gardeners
    How to make guerrilla gardening flower seed bombs
    Guerrilla gardens are cropping up all over the world. The basic premise is that gardeners see a need for beauty in a vacant lot and do something about it. Over time they've learned how to make seed bombs. These come in handy for planting on...
  • Red Blooming Autumn Bravo Azalea
    October gardening tip for azaleas: What not to prune in October
    October garden enthusiasts might be tempted to take out there pruning shears at this time of year for some of their plants, but that should not include azaleas. If you want this particular flowering shrub to bloom profusely in the spring then...
  • Miami Halloween party for kids features gun range
    Top cops at Miami schools say Halloween best celebrated with firearms
    An anti-bullying event planner is hosting a Lock & Load Miami event for Halloween in Miami, Florida.Promising to be a unique Halloween event, partiers will have the ability to partake in a unique automatic machine gun shooting range experience...
  • October is National Bullying Prevention Month: Stand up and speak out
    October is National Bullying Prevention Month: Stand up and speak out
    The month of October is filled with all kinds of frightful Halloween masks and pictures, ghostly sounds, and haunted houses. But October is also the month that we raise awareness to another kind of frightful image as we shine the light on National...
  • FIVE IDEAS TO CREATE A GREAT GARDEN DESIGN
    FIVE IDEAS TO CREATE A GREAT GARDEN DESIGN
    The list of suggestions are endless, but through my practice, my studies and a brief consultation with my peers, here are five key ideas for creating a well designed garden space whether large or small.1. CHOOSE A MOTIF OR CONCEPT AND STICK TO IT!...
  • Firepit
    How to make a simple back yard in-ground fire pit
    Can't afford a store bought portable fire pit? Feel a homemade back yard fire pit would look nicer? Sure, you can hire a landscaping professional to make you an in ground fire pit. That might cost quite a bit more than you want to spend. It...
  • National Walk Your Dog Day 2014
    National Walk Your Dog Day 2014 Kicks-off 'Adopt a Dog Month' for October
    Today is National Walk Your Dog Day 2014! For the millions of dog owners out there, today is a day set aside just for you to take your furry companion for a stroll and give him a bit of extra attention. National Walk Your Dog Day is also the...
  • Scarecrow
    Transitional outdoor decorating ideas for fall holidays
    Decorating for holidays has always been a passion of mine. When I was a small child, I taped paper cut-outs to my parents walls. I cherish memories of my own kids decoration. Now I have the grand-kids to help me decorate. The fall holidays are my...
  • Life happens
    How would you cover unexpected medical expenses?
    Unfortunately, things happen in our lives that set us back financially from time to time. A loss of income, a change in family dynamics or even unexpected medical expenses can certainly take a toll on a family's financial situation.In order to...
  • Will Dutch Glow Amish Wood Milk remove this grime?
    Dutch Glow Amish Wood Milk: Hoax or quality furniture polish
    You may have seen the infomercials for Dutch Glow™'s Amish Wood Milk. This product seemingly brings wood furniture back to life with one sweep of a soft rag. The claims are astounding, which led me to wonder if they were true or not. Buy...
  • blanket flower
    Once established, blanket flower naturalizes as a perennial wildflower.
    The bright colors and patterns of blanket flower, Gaillardia, resemble those of blankets made by native American Indians. The daisy flowers are typically two different shades of red, orange, yellow, brown or yellowish white. Not many varieties...