At Home contains 223 articles
Creating a Fun Backyard Escape Spot Everyone Will Enjoy
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  It has become more common for homeowners to add a backyard or other outdoor retreat spot that everyone can enjoy. Creating a fun escape location in your backyard doesn’t have to be expensive or difficult to accomplish. When planning this outdoor retreat, be sure to consider the seating and dining arrangements that would best […]

How Does Black Mold Happen?
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If you have ever spotted a fuzzy, greenish-black substance growing somewhere in your home, you are not alone. You’re likely looking at a small patch of black mold and wondering how it could have ever gotten into your home. The answer is simple and yet it can also mean that you have some repairs you […]

Happy Labor Day 2018!
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Today is Labor Day, 2018, and I’m so darned thrilled! Labor Day is the emotional beginning of autumn, even if it’s not the calendar-start or the weather-start. It gives me hope of cooler temperatures and brilliant leaves. Sorry to all you hot weather lovers – not really. :-) My favorite time of year is now. […]

Growing a Garden That’s Naturally Yours
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Gardening is a very popular hobby, with participants in every location from the farm to the freeway. The term “gardening” is a very broad one, though, encompassing a wide range of activities serving many different purposes. What is really great about gardening is the fact that no matter your experience level or available resources, you […]

Brain Food: Writing and Reading to Make Yourself a Better Cook
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It’s fair to say that there are some pretty good home cooks out there, and reality shows that put them to the test show us they have some real talent. Perhaps you are one of them, or perhaps you are looking to get even better as a cook. There are two parts to this skill, […]

Healthy “Fried” Fish Cakes Recipe
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I recently saw a recipe for ‘healthy fried’ crab cakes. But I hate and detest crab so I decided to try it with tuna instead, which I dearly love. The albacore kind, anyway. My kids, son-in-law and granddaughter scarfed these cakes down so I guess they were a hit.   Ingredients ✪ 3/4 white beans […]

The Secret to Making Great Summer Coffee Drinks at Home
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Does your morning routine include stopping at your favorite café for a latte, Frappuccino, iced coffee or espresso? Is your barista driving a Corvette, because she’s getting all of your hard-earned money? If so, take heart – with the right staple of ingredients on hand, you can make some great iced coffee and Frappuccino’s in […]

Feng Shui in the Bedroom: Myth or Reality?
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There are many books on feng shui in the bedroom. But if you decide to inform yourself on the subject you will notice that there are a lot of major differences between them. What one book calls “perfect” and “a great way of channeling positive energies”, another describes as “an awful solution that blocks completely the […]

Classic Weathervanes As Nostalgic American Art
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Classic weathervanes have been around since the colonial days in America, and their styles are essentially unchanged. How much of our heritage still remains in such an unspoiled and pure form? Obviously not much. Personally I love weather vanes and though they are a rare sight in 21st century America, they’re always welcome.  What Are […]

A Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker For Glorious Summer Ice Cream
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Do you wish you could have luscious homemade ice cream whenever you like? Do you like the novelty of being able to experiment with different textures and flavors? If this sounds like you, then a Cuisinart ice cream maker, like the Cuisinart ICE-70 Electronic Ice Cream Maker pictured on the left, is the perfect solution for […]