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Out and About
The season for travel is upon us and families are planning vacations and outings. If you plan on taking your pet, ensuring a safe trip should be a top priority. I have a few important tips to keep in mind. 1. Visit the Vet First Any summer trip planning should start far before departure. Visit the vet with your pet and have a veterinarian give...Read more
Out and About
Summer is the perfect time to embrace all that Mother Nature has to offer. A picnic is just the way to relax and take in all that is good, beautiful and most importantly, free. In any economy, and whether you enjoy it alone or with a friend, a picnic can be perfectly MAR-velous and tasteful with minimal expense. Apparently, it is up to me to shed...Read more
Design Details
A car is indispensable in our everyday lives. No longer is car simply way to get from point A and to point B. Today's cars offer every variety of luxury and pure excess in the world of technology. One need never gets lost thanks to navigation systems that not only tell us how to get where we are going but even when to make a turn.Read more
In The Garden
I have come to believe that the career of a gardener should begin and end the same way: with containers. My grandmother taught me this early on when I first expressed interest in her garden. I was just a little boy when she gave me a small terra cotta container as an introduction to the world of gardening. I had complete autonomy over my container...Read more
In The Garden
Succulents….you’ve seen them for years. These whimsical, interesting and often times oddly shaped plants are found predominantly in rock gardens, stone walls and shallow containers. Commonly know as Hens-and-Chicks, how they got this nickname is obvious when you learn and observe their growth characteristics.Read more
In The Home
It’s the time of year to eat, drink and be merry. This December, how can be best-served our taste buds and our guests?Read more
In The Garden
Temperatures are rising, daffodils are blooming, and lawnmowers won’t be far behind as spring is in the air. A rebirth has begun in the garden and for many home gardeners it’s time to get back to work. Pruning is just one small part of the many activities that will require your attention, so it’s best we get right to it early and with excitement.Read more