Lawn - Garden

A wooden garden shed can provide you with many benefits. Many homeowners consider building their own garden shed to store garden tools, landscaping equipment and other supplies. Some will also use this building for a safe environment to establish seedlings before moving them outdoors. A garden shed may be larger or smaller in size, and it can add function and convenience alike to your gardening experience. Before you start building your own garden shed, however, there are a few things you should consider fully.

Home Tech

Every homeowner and renter wants to feel comfortable in their home. You never want to feel like you need to worry when you lock your door and drive to work for the day. The problem is, in today’s turbulent economy, more and more home burglars are breaking into homes and taking valuable items. In fact, home burglaries make up about 90 percent of the non-violent crime in the nation. You do not want to fall victim to home burglars just because you are not prepared. The best way to protect yourself in this situation is to invest in a monitored alarm system. Choosing the best alarm system and...

Green Home

For many regions of the country, drought can cause a serious problem with water shortages, high temperatures, and little or no rain. Luckily, the rise in popularity of earth friendly living has created a movement of people catching and harvesting rain water in order to use it for a variety of different projects and other uses in times of need. Installing a rain catchment system can be done at home without the help of professionals, though extremely complex rain harvesting and rain water treatment systems can also be installed by professionals. By taking a look at your water needs, budget, and the...

Home Improvement
25
January

A basement that develops water damage can cause serious consequences for your home. Water can cause foundation problems, mold and mildew. Repairing the damage can cost tens of thousands of dollars if it is caught late in the process. However, if you spot the warning signs early, you can decrease the amount of money it will cost to repair the damage. If you are considering purchasing a home, these warning signs can help prevent you from purchasing a home that will need immediate repairs to be completed.

Cooking
22
January

Choosing a set of kitchen knives is a decision that any home-owner should not take lightly. Having a good set of quality knives helps to make cooking much easier, and selecting a great set is an investment. Although knives can be expensive, with proper care and maintenance, uses can expect to have the same set for many years to come.

Pets

How To Build A Chicken Coop

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15
May

Raising chickens is a great hobby that provides you with fresh eggs, meat and fertilizer for your garden. As with any animal, chickens require some form of housing. This usually entails the building of a chicken coop. You don’t need special carpentry skills or overly complicated plans. Chickens will be happy and healthy as long as you meet their basic needs.

Choosing the best meats and poultry can sometimes be difficult, as can making the most out of the cuts you bring home.  With a little knowledge and some experience, however, it is possible to create some wonderful dishes for your family, no matter how limited your food budget.

We all know that fresh fruits and vegetables offer a number of important health benefits, but different varieties have different advantages.  Knowing which kinds of fruits and vegetables offer the most significant health benefits will help you set a healthy table for yourself and your family, while at the same time creating unique and delicious meals to satisfy even the most finicky palate.

30
April

The history of food coincides with the history of people, and even, the history of places where specific foods and beverages originated.  While nourishment is the most basic link between people and food, there are many surprisingly emotional reasons and many other connections between us two.  From comfort foods to foods that pack a jolt of energy, the following offerings list many interesting and unusual facts about what we eat.

30
April

The history of food is a culinary adventure.  The history of fruits and vegetables is more interesting, educational and fun than you may have thought.  The following factual offerings range from historical details to nutritional details to serving tips.

Light and easy picnics

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30
April

A picnic is special for anybody and everybody. It’s a social entertainment. Having fun outside the house in fresh air with your family or friends is definitely a special occasion to help you relax and socialize. But what makes a picnic even more special? Yes, it’s the food that you enjoy eating and sharing with others. Yes, not only you are going to eat the food, it’s also others. Great food for a picnic is definitely one of the best things you enjoy in life. But, don’t you think they should be healthy so as to keep you going even after the picnic? So, let’s fill your hamper with some of the healthiest, delicious, and easy to make picnic recipes to create indelible picnic memories.