GOODBYE WINTER / HELLO SPRING

The end is in sight, spring is nipping at the heels of another long winter, and the anticipation of warmer days ahead is starting to lift winters fog from our memory. While the calendar does not note the official start of the season for several more weeks, it’s not too early to start on a … Continue reading GOODBYE WINTER / HELLO SPRING

Taking Care Of Our Feathered Friends

Welcome to 2015! The weather outside may be frightful, but we have some items to help you make winter more delightful…well at least a bit more bearable. With much of the foliage removed from the winter landscape, wildlife viewing can be easier and more enjoyable. You can enjoy watching winter birds right in your own … Continue reading Taking Care Of Our Feathered Friends

Important consideration during the upcoming season is keeping your water pipes winter-safe.

Since some water pipes are located either outside or in unheated areas where the temperature may occasionally drop below the freezing point of water, any water in the pipework may potentially freeze. When water freezes, it expands due to negative thermal expansion, and this expansion can cause failure of a pipe system in a number … Continue reading Important consideration during the upcoming season is keeping your water pipes winter-safe.

Need Supplies for Back To College?

Seems like we are all just settling in to summer, but alas, store advertisements have already started reminding us that the start of school is just around the corner and for those heading off to colleges and universities, that time is even sooner. If you or a family member is heading back to campus, check … Continue reading Need Supplies for Back To College?

Store Potatoes with an Apple to Keep Them from Sprouting

Do you hate those ugly sprouts that form on your potatoes after just a couple of weeks? It turns out an apple a day might keep those sprouts away and also help the potatoes last longer. P Designer Jihyun Ryou says that the ethlylene gas produced by apples prevents potatoes from sprouting. Since apples also cause … Continue reading Store Potatoes with an Apple to Keep Them from Sprouting

Tomato Canapes

Recipe courtesy Paula Deen SHOW: Paula's Home Cooking EPISODE: Girls Night In Total Time: 30 min Prep: 20 min Cook: 10 min Yield:15 servings Level:Easy CATEGORIES Tomato Appetizer Dinner Party Ingredients 3/4 cup finely diced tomatoes 2 teaspoons finely diced onions 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh basil leaves 1/2 teaspoon The Lady's House Seasoning, recipe follows 1 package mini phyllo … Continue reading Tomato Canapes