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New to Gardening? Maybe There’s Something You’re Doing Wrong

To any new gardener out there, here’s what you should remember: If you feel like giving up, you’re doing it wrong. Many new gardeners give up easily because their garden didn’t turn out the way they wanted. That’s okay. Nothing is perfect on the first try. Besides, you learn more from mistakes than you do

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Why Winter Camping Trips Are Good for a Person’s Wellness

Winter is an exciting time of year that allows us to experience a wide array of feelings and emotions. It can quickly go from sunny and warm to raining and cold, and then back again. With all the crazy changes we might see in weather throughout the day, it’s not surprising that our favorite activities

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Is a Sustainable Home Possible? Here’s What You Must Know

It’s not very hard to define what a sustainable home is. Essentially, a sustainable house or structure is designed to be energy-efficient and uses materials that leave little to no impact on the environment. A property can either be built from scratch using these sustainable and eco-friendly materials or retrofitted to make it sustainable. However,

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home security

Do You Plan on Traveling? Here’s How to Keep Your Home Safe

While planning for your next vacation, it is easy to overlook the critical job of protecting your house while you are gone. Of course, there are times when no amount of planning could have stopped a break-in. But there are many ways to reduce the risk of keeping your home secure while you are gone.

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Must-Know Facts and Misconceptions About Mosquitoes

Unlike in tropical regions, the United States doesn’t deal with a lot of mosquito-borne diseases. But that doesn’t mean you can take these species for granted. As vectors of a lot of viruses, mosquitoes can cause severe or life-threatening viral infections, which can include dengue, Zika, and chikungunya. These are especially dangerous for children, seniors, and

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Overcome Your Fear of Life’s Second Mountain Outside of Work

For the average person, living today can seem like a struggle against overwhelming odds and never-ending complexity. It’s not enough to work hard; one must also network and seek continuous improvement. Otherwise, you risk slipping behind, becoming obsolete in the career arena, with all that follows: decreased income, social status, self-esteem, and quality of living. Or, as Miley Cyrus

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tropical garden

Essential Components to Achieve a Tropical Home Garden

There’s nothing more that speaks relaxation than an island getaway. The memory of lush palm trees, sand on your feet, and the warm sunshine on the beach all remind you of a badly needed summer vacation. But things are different now, and the pandemic has made it hard for us to travel around. With good

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Keep Your Plants Alive and Maintain Your Garden with These Tips

In these uncertain times, we must find hobbies that we truly enjoy to help us cope with the stress and anxiety that come with the COVID-19 pandemic. One hobby that’s gained popularity over the past year is gardening, with many using their backyards to house different kinds of plants, shrubs, flowers, and even trees. Gardening provides

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Outdoor Bedroom Ideas that Work for You

Many people find sleep to be elusive. This predicament may be true when you feel cramped up inside your home, or many thoughts are running through your mind. If you have a wide spot in your backyard, you may consider having an outdoor bedroom. This spot is perfect for relaxing in the afternoon and could

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Educational Alternatives for Your Child

While the normal educational path for your child would be to go to college after high school, this doesn’t always have to be the truth. People are becoming aware of college alternatives while the price of college education skyrockets. Considering that the price of tuition for some colleges can reach up to $46,000 a year, you

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gardening woman

New to Gardening? Maybe There’s Something You’re Doing Wrong

To any new gardener out there, here’s what you should remember: If you feel like giving up, you’re doing it wrong. Many new gardeners give up easily because their garden didn’t turn out the way they wanted. That’s okay. Nothing is perfect on the first try. Besides, you learn more from mistakes than you do

Read More »
person in winter attire

Why Winter Camping Trips Are Good for a Person’s Wellness

Winter is an exciting time of year that allows us to experience a wide array of feelings and emotions. It can quickly go from sunny and warm to raining and cold, and then back again. With all the crazy changes we might see in weather throughout the day, it’s not surprising that our favorite activities

Read More »
gray house

Is a Sustainable Home Possible? Here’s What You Must Know

It’s not very hard to define what a sustainable home is. Essentially, a sustainable house or structure is designed to be energy-efficient and uses materials that leave little to no impact on the environment. A property can either be built from scratch using these sustainable and eco-friendly materials or retrofitted to make it sustainable. However,

Read More »
home security

Do You Plan on Traveling? Here’s How to Keep Your Home Safe

While planning for your next vacation, it is easy to overlook the critical job of protecting your house while you are gone. Of course, there are times when no amount of planning could have stopped a break-in. But there are many ways to reduce the risk of keeping your home secure while you are gone.

Read More »
mosquito

Must-Know Facts and Misconceptions About Mosquitoes

Unlike in tropical regions, the United States doesn’t deal with a lot of mosquito-borne diseases. But that doesn’t mean you can take these species for granted. As vectors of a lot of viruses, mosquitoes can cause severe or life-threatening viral infections, which can include dengue, Zika, and chikungunya. These are especially dangerous for children, seniors, and

Read More »
woman smiling

Overcome Your Fear of Life’s Second Mountain Outside of Work

For the average person, living today can seem like a struggle against overwhelming odds and never-ending complexity. It’s not enough to work hard; one must also network and seek continuous improvement. Otherwise, you risk slipping behind, becoming obsolete in the career arena, with all that follows: decreased income, social status, self-esteem, and quality of living. Or, as Miley Cyrus

Read More »
tropical garden

Essential Components to Achieve a Tropical Home Garden

There’s nothing more that speaks relaxation than an island getaway. The memory of lush palm trees, sand on your feet, and the warm sunshine on the beach all remind you of a badly needed summer vacation. But things are different now, and the pandemic has made it hard for us to travel around. With good

Read More »
gardening

Keep Your Plants Alive and Maintain Your Garden with These Tips

In these uncertain times, we must find hobbies that we truly enjoy to help us cope with the stress and anxiety that come with the COVID-19 pandemic. One hobby that’s gained popularity over the past year is gardening, with many using their backyards to house different kinds of plants, shrubs, flowers, and even trees. Gardening provides

Read More »
woman resting outside

Outdoor Bedroom Ideas that Work for You

Many people find sleep to be elusive. This predicament may be true when you feel cramped up inside your home, or many thoughts are running through your mind. If you have a wide spot in your backyard, you may consider having an outdoor bedroom. This spot is perfect for relaxing in the afternoon and could

Read More »
working at home

Educational Alternatives for Your Child

While the normal educational path for your child would be to go to college after high school, this doesn’t always have to be the truth. People are becoming aware of college alternatives while the price of college education skyrockets. Considering that the price of tuition for some colleges can reach up to $46,000 a year, you

Read More »
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