Get Your Lawn Winter Ready with Tips from TruGreen

*I participated in a campaign on behalf of Influence Central for TruGreen. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating.* As winter bears down upon us, many wonder what their lawns will look like when Spring finally arrives. My own yard could use some TLC and that’s one of the biggest reasons […]

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Outdoor Living Space: Improve your Outdoor Living Area with Home Equity

Enjoy the Great Outdoors – Creating an Outdoor Living Space As warm weather approaches, you might be focusing your attention away from interior projects and back on the great outdoors. Working on your outdoor living space is one of the best ways to increase the level of satisfaction you get from your property year round. […]

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Planting Fall Veggies for Cool Weather Recipes

Growing a fall garden offers many benefits. You can enjoy fresh vegetables over a longer period of time and lower your grocery bill.

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Growing an Organic Garden with Whitney Farms®

I’m going to discuss the benefits of using Whitney Farms® organic plant food, Tomato and Vegetable food and their organic soil. These products make it easy to develop beautiful, healthy, organic gardens.

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Dinner From the Garden: Butternut Squash Soup

I can’t say I had ever eaten butternut squash in my life until my husband bought himself a soup cook-book and began experimenting. Our favorite new recipe quickly became butternut squash soup. It is almost indescribably good, but let me try:  Both savory and sweet, it is pure, golden warmth. It is also surprisingly simple […]

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The Thrifty Kitchen: Cheesy Green Bean Soup

It’s green bean picking season in the garden. Our weather has also taken a “fall turn” recently. Fall gets me in the mood for soup! As I picked a long row of green beans last week, I remembered a recipe my mom made a lot when I was growing up. It’s just a simple, green […]

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The Thrifty Kitchen: Baked Mediterranean Chicken

This week I have found myself with a plethora of potatoes and tomatoes on hand. They are both fresh from the garden! I love to create new meals based on what’s in season. This week I made up what I am calling Baked Mediterranean Chicken. I hope you will give it a chance, and I […]

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The Thrifty Kitchen: What To Do With 30 Pounds of Tomatoes

What can a person do with 30 pounds of tomatoes? I found out today. I’m fortunate to have a grandfather who still raises a huge garden. I visited home last week, and on my way out of town, my grandpa told me to go pick the last of the tomatoes. I did; between that and […]

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Growing, Drying, and Selling Herbs

Today’s article is where the thrifty kitchen, the organic garden, and working from home collide. These three areas of life unite in the herb garden. I began growing herbs because it made so much sense; I cook with herbs, and I have a garden plot—so why wouldn’t I just grow my own? I started my […]

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Teaching Our Kids Where Food Comes From

In today’s busy and fast-paced world, it’s more important than ever to make sure our children know where food comes from. It’s easy to rely on quick and easy food options, which aren’t good for our pocketbook, our bodies or our planet. An appreciation for “real” food (natural and homemade) can help us stay away […]

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