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How to Keep My Pumpkin from Rotting

Pumpkin on a stump

It’s coming up to that time of the year again. Fall colors, pumpkin spiced lattes, and jack-o-lanterns! Pumpkins transform from tasty vegetables into spooky decorations. Many of us will spend some quality time with friends and family carving out decorative pumpkins for Halloween. The problem with using fresh vegetables for decorations is that they don’t …

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21 Amazing Blueberry Recipes

Blueberries in a white bowl

Blueberries are a powerhouse in the kitchen. These delicious little berries add a burst of sweet flavor wherever they’re used. It’s a guilt-free indulgence too, since they’re a well-known antioxidant superfood. I don’t know about you, but I can’t resist a meal that has blueberries, no matter for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or dessert. Where I …

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Grilling vs Broiling: What’s the Difference?

Meat and vegetables on a grill

In strictly culinary terms, broiling and grilling are essentially the same. However, there are subtle differences you should know to choose the best method for your personal use at any given meal. Let’s look and see the definitions, similarities, differences, and fine details that may help you decide which is best for your purposes. What …

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Do Motion Sensor Lights Save on Energy?

Many hanging light fixtures

Motion sensor lights are a fantastic solution for outdoor lighting. They light up the area when you’re there, and you don’t have to worry about leaving lights on when you are not using them. The question is, though, are they actually energy-saving? Does the extra technology necessary for a motion-activated light use up more energy …

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