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There have been a rash of fires throughout the country. Some areas like Colorado are getting hit hard with wildfires that ravage hundreds of acres of  wild life.  Even worse, the fires have taken homes and lives. My home state has had many fires, a majority of those fires have required mandatory evacuations of the...
Imagine this: you have a serious snack craving that must be satisfied. You wander aimlessly through the kitchen opening cupboard after cupboard with no luck. You turn to the pantry and are greeted with a mess.  You can’t find anything through the bags of half-used pasta, a dozen or so half-used cereal boxes and a...
Summer temperatures have hit. As the mercury steadily rises throughout the day, I begin to sweat. Sweating while working or playing outside is no problem; it is expected and not bothersome. But sweating while sitting in my home or car is a problem that is borderline miserable. You and I do not have to suffer...
Growing a garden can take many shapes and sizes. For the serious die hards, a garden will take over a portion of the yard. Homemade grow boxes are filled with specially mixed compost, organic plants and a specialized watering system. If you are one of those gardeners, good for you. But if you are the...
Summer and bugs go hand in hand.Once the mercury starts rising, creepy, crawling bugs come out of their winter hiding spots. Bug bites range from annoying and itchy to downright dangerous, depending on the bug. Here are some simple tips on how to recognize bug bites and how to treat them. Mosquito bites Those long-legged...
It is safe to say that summer is finally here. Bring on the barbecues, parades and long summer nights. And don’t forget about the warm summer sun. Summer and the sun just go together. While the sun is rejuvenating and a good source of ol’ vitamin D, it can be too much of a good thing.  And even...
Family reunions and summer go together like peanut butter and jelly. Without the time restraints of school, family reunion plans come out in full force. Family reunions might not be everyone’s cup of tea, but if you are a part of a family that regularly hosts a reunion, get used to it. Attendance is expected,...
A night out is one of the most illusive things to a parent. New and old parents dream of the fabled evening, often unable to find a way to make it happen. Busy parents, I am talking to you. For the sake of your sanity and your marriage, get a night out! A break from...
With the unpredictable spring weather a far away destination begins to call your name. A friend of mine recently scored $200 roundtrip tickets to Mexico. For those who do not travel often, that is a steal of a price. Often times the transportation portion of the trip is the priciest. And the more money you...
The internet is becoming more and more prevalent in our homes. Just 20 years ago, it was very uncommon for anyone to have a computer in their homes (remember that one guy who said no one would ever have a personal computer in their homes?). Nowadays, computers are everywhere: in laptops, desk tops, smart phones...
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