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How you can elevate your outdoor entertaining space this fall

(BPT) - Autumn is a magical time of year, with cooler temperatures and colorful, changing leaves. Depending on where you live, it may still be warm enough to enjoy entertaining friends and family …

aspara: Try a Smart Way to Grow Your Garden

(NewsUSA) - Want an easy way to add fresh vegetables and herbs to your diet? Indoor hydroponic grower systems are a great way to eat more healthfully. The advanced technology in today’s …

7 ways to increase storage space in your backyard

Extra Space Storage explored seven simple ways to increase outdoor storage.

5 Tips for Desirable Fall Decor

(Family Features) Let the change in weather be your cue to swap out summer decor for the bold, rich tones of autumn. Regardless of your home's style, these design tips can add festive fall spirit.

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(BPT) - As the temperatures start to drop, you know it’s getting to be that time again — pool closing time. If you live in an area that sees snow and freezing temperatures, it’s …

3 easy ways to enjoy living color in your outdoor space this fall

(BPT) - As temperatures drop and seasons turn, that doesn't mean you have to give up on the vivid blooms you love so much in your yard. …
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Why is customer experience essential to the MZ Generation? And why is that important?

(BPT) - At the essence of CX (customer experience) is an increased focus on how customers feel when they experience a particular brand, product and service. Nowadays, comprehensively understanding CX …

Bluebells, lilies, poppies, and more: These are the native wildflowers blooming near you

Summer is a-bloom with native beauty that spans the color spectrum. Texas Real Estate Source compiled a list of wildflowers native to different regions of the United States from the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at the University of Texas at Austin.

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The importance and benefits of aeration

(BPT) - Sometimes we need to take a breather, and your lawn is no different. Aeration — the process of extracting cores of soil, thatch and grass from the lawn surface — lets your lawn …

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(BPT) - If you’re getting ready to host friends and family for the holidays, there’s plenty of preparation that needs to be done before they arrive. In addition to holiday decorating and …
by Brianne Deerwester, Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI)(NAPSI)—Statistics show that the incidence of home fires and electrical accidents typically increases during the winter …
(Family Features) Consider these environmentally friendly upgrades to diversify your home's energy sources, reduce energy consumption and ensure your home is well-prepared to withstand interruptions to power service if the electrical grid fails.
(NAPSI)—Below are some common mistakes people make during the holiday season. These mistakes lead to a lot of frustration for you and pure delight for the bad guys:1. Get swindled. Scammers use …
(Family Features) Greet your guests with a warm, festive house this holiday season. Your decorations can be as simple as a cluster of scented candles or as inexpensive as filling a brass bowl with pinecones you collected with your kids.
(BPT) - A big part of building your dream deck is the planning. In fact, a typical deck project can take six months (or more) from inspiration to installation. To help make your dream a reality, the …
(NAPSI)—The holidays are right around the corner and sending your mail and packages with the U.S. Postal Service has never been easier or more reliable. With a little planning and the right tools, …
(Family Features) Improving your home's air quality begins with recognizing what contributes to poor indoor air quality, the potentially harmful effects and how to address these problems.
(BPT) - As temperatures start dropping, now is the perfect time to make sure your home will be comfy and cozy all winter. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to make sure your heating system is …
(NAPSI)—After your lawn gets its last seasonal cut, it’s time to put away spring and summer outdoor power equipment, such as lawn mowers, leaf blowers, and trimmers. What’s next? Snow throwers, …
(NAPSI)—It’s a huge irony—those who live in the most wildfire prone areas are shunned by private insurance companies and relegated to rely on the state-subsidized California Fair Plan. This …
(BPT) - As days get shorter, temperatures fall and we begin to spend more time indoors, many of us are looking for ways to make our homes more snug and cozy. After all, the winter months can be much …
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(NewsUSA) - The holiday season is here, and people are eager for some well-earned self-indulgence. Custom jewelry is an ideal way …
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(BPT) - It’s the season of giving, which means you can make an impact no matter your budget. When money is tight, …
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(NAPSI)—The daily operations performed by the U.S. Postal Service depend on a vast network of people that collect, transport, …
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(NewsUSA) - Put the fun in your fundraising efforts with the power of coffee, a user-friendly website and the business acumen of a …
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(Family Features) There’s nothing quite like the joy of watching a loved one’s face light up when opening a gift you …
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5 Trending Holiday Looks for the Whole Family
(Family Features) Creating trendy ensembles when you just want to stay warm can be a challenge, but this season’s hottest looks …
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