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5 Tips For A “Make A Wish” Party Theme

Posted by on Nov 20, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When it comes to planning your child’s birthday party, there are many different themes to go with. A fun party for children of all ages is the “Make a Wish” or “Wish Upon a Star” party theme. Not only is it easy to choose coordinating decorations, but the themed activities and food can also be a lot of fun. Here are some tips for making this magical birthday party theme a reality. 1. Color Scheme Start by choosing your color scheme. Many star-themed birthday parties go with the traditional blue, white and silver...

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Keeping Mosquitoes Away From Your New Concrete Patio

Posted by on Nov 20, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Now that you’ve gotten your concrete patio poured, designed, and set, you’re probably looking forward to having some friends over to enjoy a wonderful evening with great barbecue. But you may experience some surprise visitors. Mosquitoes love to interfere with any backyard plans. But you can ensure that they don’t come anywhere near you or your family and friends. This guide explains how to create a mosquito trap that will keep everyone comfortable without even knowing it’s around. Step 1: Gather Some Items From Around...

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Teak: The Weather Resistant Choice For Outdoor Furniture

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

There are many options to choose from when selecting outdoor furniture. From resin and aluminum, to some of the finest wood money can buy. So why should you spend your money on teak? Teak has many properties that make it an excellent choice for your patio or deck. Learn more about this wood and why it works so well for outdoor applications. Where Does Teak Come From? Teak is a hardwood from the Tectona Grandis tree. It is native to Southeast Asia but is now cultivated in Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean as well. Because it is...

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How To Reduce Water Usage In Your Home

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When you’re running water from your faucet, it’s easy to imagine that there is an endless supply. In fact, the average person uses 80–100 gallons of water every day, and this is having a huge impact on freshwater supplies. Fortunately, there are some fairly simple things you can do to significantly cut your home’s water usage. Avoid Letting Water Flow Never let water just pour out of the faucet when you don’t need to. Just turning off the water when you’re shaving or brushing your teeth can save a lot. Keep in...

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Starting A Garden In Your Yard

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you’re thinking about starting a garden in your yard, you want to make sure you make choices that ensure you’re going to have an overall good experience. You should follow the tips below to have a successful gardening experience. Decide on what type of garden you want You will have different options available to you when it comes to the type of garden you want to start. You need to decide whether you want to go with a flower garden, a vegetable garden or even an herb garden. If you want, you can do all three but you want to...

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Bring A Bit Of Aromatherapy To The Home Gently

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

There are many ways to use aromatherapy, and it can help to induce a certain mood around your home. Many find that specific scents will help reduce anxiety, increase energy, and even alleviate pain when used in conjunction with other treatment alternatives. Aromatherapy products and supplies make wonderful gifts, too, when you want to give someone special a great gift that feels indulgent. Consider the following aromatherapy products to add scents to your home: Tealight oil warmer There are some amazing tealight oil warmers, and if you are...

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Tips For Winterizing Your Evergreen Shrubs

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Evergreen shrubs, bushes and hedges provide year-round greenery to your landscape. They require proper care to survive and look their best through the cold winter season. A little bit of preparation this fall, along with regular maintenance throughout winter and into spring, will keep them healthy. Lessen the Snow Load Heavy snow can split open an evergreen hedge or bush. In most cases, the shrub will recover. Occasionally, however, a heavy load can cause broken branches or a fractured trunk. To lessen the weight of the snow on top your...

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