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How To Prevent Your Outdoor Decorations From Being Stolen

Part of the holiday fun is dressing up your house to match the cheer of the season! Decorating inside and outside of your home involves a lot of planning and, when you’re done, you experience a unique brand of satisfaction at seeing your finished work. But prepping your home for the holidays doesn’t just stop …

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How to Protect Your Garage Floor From Salt and Wet Snow

woman shoveling snow on driveway

When it’s the middle of winter, who wants to deal with melting slush in cold temperatures? Although it doesn’t seem like a big problem at first, letting your concrete floors collect snow run-off from your driveway or garage door can lead to more than just a huge mess— it could also destroy your garage flooring! …

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What Are The Best Ways To Secure Your Outdoor Christmas Decorations?

Christmas yard decor

The holiday season is here and it’s time to get your decorations out of storage. You clean them up, replace any broken LED lights, and plan out your outdoor Christmas scheme. Don’t forget to plan one important piece in decorating for the occasion — securing your decor so all your hard work doesn’t come crashing …

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How to Winterize Your Backyard Pond

how to winterize your backyard pond

Now that winter is on its way, pond owners need to start prepping this garden water feature for the upcoming freezing temperatures. If you don’t take precautions for the approaching frost, your fish, tropical plants, and overall pond investment are at risk. Allowing your pond to go through the cold unprepared essentially signs you up …

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How To Keep Your Cat Away From Your Indoor Garden

silver tabby cat sitting next to several house plants

Are you struggling to keep your indoor houseplants safe from your mischievous cat? Cat lovers everywhere understand that we have to make sacrifices to keep our furry friends happy and healthy, but you don’t need to abandon your love of indoor gardening. With a few minor tweaks and changes, you can have your dream indoor …

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Types of Sausage Casings and How to Use Them

Woman stuffing a sausage straight from a meat grinder.

Stuffing your own sausages will bring some variety to the usual burgers, dogs, and chicken served at every BBQ. You have the choice between natural and man-made sausage casings to use on the grill. Natural casings come from the intestines of animals used for meat; usually cattle, pigs, goats, and sheep. They have a great …

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