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The long winter is finally starting to come to an end. As the harsh winter winds start giving way to warm spring breezes, your mind turns to the home improvement and maintenance work you couldn’t do in the heavy snow and blustery weather. In this article, we’ll take a look at the top ten spring home improvement tips for you to keep an eye on this year. These tips will help you bring your home out of the winter season without any issues. 1. Take a Look at Your Roof After all the months of cold, snow, ice, rain and…

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The Ins and Outs of House Hunting The quest for a home to call your own can be exhilarating. It, at the same time, can be quite difficult and overwhelming. If you want to enjoy a home search that’s effective and rewarding simultaneously, you need to review things with great care. It can help you significantly to be on the lookout for certain key things as well. The more diligent you are, the more smoothly things should go for you. 1. Desirable Home Location Property location is paramount. If you want your home search to be a success, then you…

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Some pet parents simply prefer to groom their dogs at home. Even those who do take Fido to the groomer’s may still preform maintenance grooming at home. Regardless of your dog’s grooming schedule, there are a few precautions you should take as you carry out this important task. Some pup parents opt to take their dog to a professional groomer for haircuts, and they do “maintenance” grooming on a daily or weekly basis, depending on their dog’s needs. Others do all grooming at home. Either way, you’ll need to establish a few good habits in order to make grooming a…

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Although many St. Patrick’s Day celebrations revolve around beer and revelry, there’s no reason to neglect the menu. The holiday provides an excellent opportunity to sample some of Ireland’s signature cuisine. If your repertoire has been previously limited to corned beef and cabbage, perhaps it’s time to explore a few lesser-known alternatives. Appetizers Cheese Parcels Although they don’t get as much attention as their French and Swiss counterparts, Irish cheeses are a force to be reckoned with. Gubbeen cheese, with its faintly pink rind, earthy mushroom undertones, and semi-soft texture, is a standout that should appeal to everyone. Cut the…

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Winter may be long and brutal, but it won’t last forever. Before you know it, spring will be here and you’ll be able to spend some quality time on your boat in the water. You’ve probably been dreaming of this since you put your boat away. To make the most out of your time and ensure that you are ready as soon as the weather warms up, it’s a good idea to get your boat ready in the spring. Below are the steps you’ll need to take to accomplish that goal. 1. Inspect and Wash Your Boat The first thing…

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St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday when you can wear as much green as you want while enjoying a few rainbows and gold as well. You can turn your food green, and even prepare a few drinks to sip on during the day either by yourself or with a few friends. Here are a few green drink ideas that are fun to look at and drink at the same time. If there’s alcohol in the recipe, you can adjust the amount or leave it out altogether if you don’t want an alcoholic beverage. Beer Colors Your ordinary glass of beer…

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The current health food mantra is that fresh is always best, but is it? Despite all the diet gurus telling you to shop only the periphery of the store, the freezer section has a lot to offer for health-conscious consumers and busy families alike. From more nutrients and fewer preservatives to less waste and lower grocery bills, read on to discover a few key benefits of frozen meals. No Preservatives Preservatives like sulfates, nitrites, trans fats and BHA have been linked to numerous health problems from asthma to cancer. Even table salt, which is often added in large amounts to…

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Gardens of any variety provide beauty and nourishment to a home, if you grow fruits and vegetables. They are hard work and require tedious care to thrive. Some individuals do not have time to take care of a garden, or they may not have a big enough yard to support a garden. You can think about using an alternative like planter boxes. A planter box is an excellent method to use if you do not have the space or the time for a traditional garden. You can change out the plants in the box and can easily control what grows…

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When it comes to appetizers, you can never have too many recipes in your arsenal. Whether you’re looking for a new dish to bring to the neighborhood potluck or hosting a family soirée, the following options are sure to entice and impress your fellow celebrants. Gougéres These irresistible mini-soufflés are crisp on the outside, custardy on the inside, and packed with savory herbs and cheese. They can be a bit time-consuming to prepare, but the results will be well worth it! Note that they’re best served hot. Variation: Gruyére is traditional for this dish, but you can substitute Cheddar, Colby,…

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Cold and flu seasons are always tough. But with the Coronavirus fears added to the mix, everyone is more concerned about preventing the spread of illness. Fortunately, all of these viral infections are killed quite easily and you can prevent their spread if you do become ill. Steps to Stay Healthy If you are healthy, you still play an important role in preventing the transmission of viruses and bacteria. The following tips will help you stay healthy and prevent the spread of bacteria: Wash your hands properly Use hand sanitizer only when hand washing isn’t possible Don’t touch your face…

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