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After autumn arrives, you should clean your home’s lawns to prepare for winter. Choose a day when it isn’t raining to complete these outdoor cleaning chores. Here are a few tips for cleaning your backyard and front lawn this autumn. Tip 1: Have the Proper Equipment for This Chore Before beginning the cleaning process, make sure to have the right equipment, including rakes, shovels and containers for trash. If you have a lot of debris to get rid of, then using trash bags isn’t enough, but you can rent a dumpster from a local company. Tip 2: Raking Autumn Leaves…

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Fall is the perfect time to enjoy the abundance of fall colors. With the leaves falling, paint your nails with colors inspired by the autumn equinox. Below are some of our favorite autumn-inspired colors for the season. 1.Pumpkin Spice You may not like the coffee flavor but what about the color of pumpkin spice. A warm orange that combines perfectly with your skin as it pales from the lack of summer sun, pumpkin spice nail polish will give you the warm feeling you’ve been missing from the summer. 2. Deep Beige Because we’re all about the warm feelings to combat…

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When it comes to going to the doctor for a breast exam, it’s important schedule regular appointments. Below are five important reasons to schedule a mammogram. 1. Early Detection Can Save Your Life Self breast exams are important and can help identify problems, but they are no substitute for a mammogram. Your chances of surviving breast cancer are far greater when it is detected early. A mammogram can show tumors long before you are able to feel them. When you catch breast cancer in the early stages, your choices of treatment options are greater and survival rates increase. 2. It’s…

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Get ready to shave your beard off for National No Beard Day! Want to master the art of a clean-shaven look? Try trimming tips below that will have you looking your best. Prep Your Skin Prepping the skin before shaving helps you protect your skin and facial hair. While it can be time-consuming, if you’re prone to ingrown hairs, this step will ensure you get as close to that clean-shaven look as possible. How to Prep the Skin: 1) Start by either taking a hot shower or you can hydrate your skin by placing a warm cloth on your face…

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Fall is the perfect time for pasta. Pasta is easy to cook and provides an endless source of fall recipes. Macaroni and Cheese With Butternut Squash Enliven this classic comfort food with an autumn vegetable and lots of cheese. Ingredients: • 2 tablespoons of butter • 1pound and a half of squash • 2 tablespoons of all purpose flour • 2 cups of whole milk • 8 ounces of your favorite shredded cheddar cheese • 8 ounces of macaroni • 1/4 cup of bread crumbs Directions: 1. Cut the squash in half and until tender under the fork or about…

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If you love to indulging in fall flavors, use seasonal liquors for fall cocktails. Blend liqueurs with various spices and zest, to make craft cocktails to celebrate autumn. Spicy Chocolate Liquor Decadent chocolate flavor with a hint of chili brings a powerful punch to your senses. The liquor is versatile and can be added to a dessert, cocktail, or coffee. Pecan Liqueur Hickory, nut infused with a warm maple fragrance. It has a strong kick, but it is smooth and pairs well with almost any spice you may desire. Excellent choice for anyone who enjoys classic tastes. Ingredients: • One…

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There is a lot to like about autumn. Once the leaves start to fall it also means readily available supplies to make some stunning crafts. Depending on the types of trees that surround you, the leaves will vary in size and shape, often within one area. Gather some of the brightest and best and you’re on your way to making some stunning decor. Leaf Wall Hanger Combine dozens of leaves and create one large sized leaf wall hanging in the same shape of the leaves you are using by gluing the assortment together. Choose your favorite style and completely lay…

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Get ready to fall in love with these amazing seasonal dessert recipes. These sweet treats capture the spicy, smoky and sweet flavors of autumn. From apple crisp to pumpkin cheesecake bars, you’re sure to wow your guests this year with these recipes. Nice Spice Ginger Cookies Like sweets with a bite to them? These soft ginger cookies offer a nice zesty sweetness. Prep Time: 15 min Bake Time: 10 min Makes 2 dozen cookies. Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 egg 3/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup molasses 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp ground ginger 1…

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When it comes to seasonal plants, mums are a fall staple. Mums come in a variety of shapes and colors, making it easy to add distinctive flair and style to your home garden this season. Below are several ways you can take care of your mums this autumn. Repotting If you have a potted mum, look at the root system of your plant. If it’s been a while since you last re-potted your mom, you will want to transfer it to a bigger container so the root can expand, rather than compact and cut off nutrients. This will revitalize your…

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National Savings Day is a time when you can take charge of your finances and determine how you can save money. Most of us save something on a regular basis. We collect sentimental items and store numbers and addresses on our phones. Transferring the concept of saving to your paycheck is a great way to empower yourself and give you more confidence about your relationship with money. Month-to-Month Savings/Earnings Plan The paycheck to paycheck cycle is easy to fall into. For some, it may be the only one they can manage for a period of time. However, you should not…

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