outdoors

Home & Decorating

The Back Yard – a Peaceful Oasis of Tranquility

There is a veritable orchard in the back yard here. Orange, lime, mandarin and lemon trees so close to each other you can touch two at the same time. The scent of the limes is strongest. They smell like lemonade and key lime pie or cheesecake, with only a touch of your imagination added.  There […]

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Home & Decorating

Outdoor Spring Maintenance Projects

Spring is just around the corner, which means it’s almost time to get outside and start cleaning up around your home after months of cold winter weather. Get your to-do list started with a few of these must-do projects that will make your home ready for warmer weather in no time. Clean out Gutters After […]

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Family
Parenting

Don’t Be Buggin’: How to Keep Insects From Ruining Your Summer Fun

For most of us, summer means barbecues, trips to the beach, and as much time spent outside as possible. Unfortunately, summer can also mean insects, and that means bites, rashes, and stings – not to mention a ruined picnic or two. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways to keep the bugs away so you don’t […]

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Burley D'Lite Trailer on a Bike ride
Holidays
Product Reviews

Holiday Gift Guide | Burley D’Lite Bike Trailer Review

I love to take bike rides, it’s always been a favorite pastime of mine and I wanted Pinky to be able to join us on our summer bike rides. I knew she’d love to sit in a bike trailer with the wind blowing in her hair. I had researched and found that the safest way […]

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