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Author: Danielle McLeod

130 Halloween Ideas to Inspire a Haunting Good Time

The Autumnal Equinox has come and gone, and no matter how warm it may still be where you live (it’s been in the 90’s here in Southeastern NM!)- thoughts are turning to the one night you where you can be anything you want and people give you candy for it. I have fond remembrances of getting together with neighborhood children and going door to door while our parents sipped hot beverages and followed along behind. And nothing was more exciting than the homes that went all out and included outdoor Halloween decoration ideas meant to scare, amuse, entertain, or...

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Sweet Buttermilk Zucchini Lemon Bread

If you planted a garden this year, like I did, you probably had a zucchini plant or two and forgot just how many zucchinis one plant can put out through the season. I also forget just how fast they grow and always end up with a bunch of monstrous size zucchinis. These larger veggies actually don’t taste quite as crisp and fresh as the smaller ones, and so I’m always looking for a great way to utilize them. Breads and muffins are favorite amongst my two boys and my co-workers (with whom I share), and this sweet buttermilk lemon...

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Troy-Bilt Squall 2100 208cc 4-Cycle OHV Engine Single-Stage Snow Thrower Review

Winter is fast approaching, and depending on where you live it is time to get ready for some serious snowfall. Although shoveling snow is great exercise, it is time consuming- something you may not have a lot of early in the morning before work. Enter the Troy-Bilt 2100 Single-stage Snow Thrower, a powerful, yet easy to handle machine that can cut through snow with ease. This compact snow blower starts easy and is a perfect solution for those days when snow clearance is a necessity, and time is a commodity. Contents Troy-Bilt Squall 2100 208cc 4-Cycle OHV Engine Single-Stage...

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Japanese Garden Landscaping: 33 Ways to a Perfect Balance

You may have always admired the simplicity of a Japanese Garden landscape design, and wondered how such clean lines and sparse vegetation exudes such elegance and complexity to the visitor of such a space. Japanese landscaping focuses on the gardeners relationship with the design, as well as what personal relationship each visitor has with the garden itself. It’s supposed to bring a sense of harmony and balance to you as you enjoy your time within it. Rock, plants, water, and even structural designs are all part of Japanese garden ideas for landscaping and are easy to incorporate into your...

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Power Smart DB5023 Electric Snow Blower Review

Each year as the temperatures begin to drop I start to wonder how much extra work the seasonal changes will bring surrounding my yard work. Prepping your garden for the colder temperatures is a simple task compared to long winter filled with snow removal. If you are dreading the piles of snow that will soon begin to fill your driveway, you may want to consider investing in a snowblower to help quickly, and efficiently remove the worst of the winter months. The Power Smart Snow Blower is an affordable, and effective choice worth considering. Contents Power Smart DB5023 Electric...

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