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How To Improve Your Health

July 13, 2019

Good health can be fleeting, but in this age of high stress, busy schedules and the demands of family and work, maintaining your health is more important than ever. There are several areas that may need attention to improve your overall health and wellness. How are you doing on the core areas?  Check in with […]


How To Add “Me Time” Back Into Your Life

July 11, 2019

At first glance, “me time” may sound like something Popeye would say to wife Olive Oyl. The old sailor could gripe: “I need me time to get to me boat!” Actually, it simply means each of us, especially busy parents, needs moments to be alone to relax or do whatever else we want without interruption […]

Gardening SUSTAIN

How to Start Plants from Cuttings

July 10, 2019

When you start plants from cuttings, it’s a patient and hopeful process.  When successful, it yields a beautiful new plan for your yard or garden! Many plants are ideal candidates for plant cuttings from honeysuckle to rose bushes. It’s a terrific way to coax new life from plants that you currently have.  You can save […]

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9 Annual Plants That Attract Songbirds to Your Garden

July 2, 2019

Some plants are known for their ability to attract songbirds to the garden. These annual plants are a must for a bird-friendly landscape.  They brighten your garden and fill you life with nature’s beautiful sounds.  What could be better? Perennials, annuals, shrubs and trees all create a friendly and inviting landscape environment for birds. Today […]

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How To Grow Peppers in Your Container Garden

July 1, 2019

It’s easy to grow peppers in your container garden.  Peppers are ideal for planting in pots and need very little maintenance.  The hardest part is choosing what varieties to grow. Chili peppers are originally from the Americas. They are prized as a vegetable, spice and as medicine. They play an integral role in Indian folk […]

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Adventure Travel Safety Tips for Families

June 28, 2019

Do you like to fill your family travel plan with adventurous activities?  Biking, white water rafting, zip-lining, or seeing animals up close in the wild – whatever you love to do, keep these adventure travel safety tips in mind. Choosing Safe Adventure Travel Destinations When booking an adventure trip abroad, it is easy for parents […]

Gardening SUSTAIN

5 Vegetables Every New Gardener Should Grow

June 26, 2019

New to gardening?  No worries!  Every new gardener is a little nervous, but it’s really not difficult to grow your own organic vegetables. There are obviously many advantage to growing your own vegetables in your own organic garden. Besides saving money, you’ll benefit from the freshness and rich nutrients in homegrown vegetables. There are many […]

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How To Choose The Best Plants For Your Flowerbed

June 25, 2019

Colors, textures, blooms, and types–so many choices are available to the gardener in creating a beautiful yard. One thing’s for certain, a flowerbed brings vibrancy and joy to every landscape! Thanks to our partnership with Ray Padula gardening tools, we’re creating a mailbox garden flowerbed this summer and sharing all our best tips including how […]