Best Outdoor Cleaning Hacks for Decks, Patios & Lanais

Outdoor Cleaning Hacks for Decks, Patios & Lanais Written by Lynn Smythe   No two outdoor spaces are the same; there are different issues to deal with while attempting to clean and maintain outdoor spaces. If you’re having trouble keeping your deck, patio or lanai clean, then you’re in for a real treat today. Here are some quick and easy cleaning tips that w...
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Green Cleaning Tips: Using Non-Toxic Cleaning Products at Home

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Green Cleaning Tips: Using Non-Toxic Cleaning Products at Home Written by Lynn Smythe When it comes to cleaning your home, more and more people are looking for non-toxic, environmentally friendly cleaning supply options. There are far too many chemicals that seep into the air, water, and environment that can be harmful to the Earth and everything that resides on it. Long ...
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Full Circle Cleaning and Kitchen Care Products

Great Products for Your Kitchen and Home I recently had a chance to try out some awesome products from Full Circle. They make eco-friendly products for your home and kitchen. I signed up for their Try-A-Box promotion via Tryazon. My box contained 5 great items: Citrus Ice Infuser Set Clean Reach Bottle Brush 2 Zip Tuck Reusable Storage Bags Splash Patrol Natural ...
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Another Visit to Green Cay Nature Center

Day Trip to Green Cay Wetlands I moved to south Florida as a full-time resident back in 1991. Since that time I've lived in both houses and apartments in Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, Greenacres and Loxahatchee. I moved back to Boynton Beach, for the 3rd time, last July (2016). I was living about 35 miles away in Loxahatchee but that area was a little too remote for my likin...
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Decorating with Thrift Store Artwork

Apartment Decorating Tips I recently moved into a new apartment and was looking for some new artwork. I have a few pieces that have moved with me throughout the years, but my new place was more space than I've had in quite a while. I spent the last 2 years living with a friend and only had a bedroom and office. My new place is a 2/2 with a large 2-section balcony. I have a c...
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Selling My Retro & Vintage Collectibles Online

Popular Online Sites to Sell Vintage and Retro Collectibles I've written a few posts about how I'm trying to downsize my personal belongings and generally declutter my life. Sell Your DVD's, CD's, and Books Online Collectible Ceramics and Art Pottery From the Creative Cottage Vintage and Collectible Glassware From the Creative Cottage eBay - http://www.ebay.com/ ...
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10 Things Color Consultants Want to Tell You

Today's guest post was written by Raphael Zamora. 10 Things Color Consultants Want to Tell You Sometimes, (a lot of times, actually), we want to tackle choosing the right colors for our house on our home. Eventually, we are overwhelmed with sample paints on the walls, trips to the local paints store and piles of color swatches. With so many colors to choose from, we g...
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Quick Linen Closet Organization

A few days ago I decided to give my linen closet a quick makeover. My current living situation has me between homes, so right now I'm staying at a friends house. Since I'm not the home owner, I can't do any major changes, such as painting. But I was getting kind of fed up with living in the Bachelor's Man Cave, so I decided to start doing a few home improvement projects tha...
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Lego’s Nature Connects Gallery – Mounts Botanical Garden

Lego butterfly sculpture.
I'm categorizing this post as both Arts & Crafts and Home & Garden. It's a slideshow I put together from my recent visit to see the Nature Connects Lego's exhibition at Mounts Botanical Garden in West Palm Beach, Florida. I heard about the exhibit coming to Palm Beach County many months ago and have had it on my calendar ever since. Nature Connects November 14, 20...
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Sell Your DVD’s, CD’s & Books Online

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How to Make Money Online Selling Used Books and DVD’s A few years ago I went through a major life change and found myself downsizing from a HUGE home to a medium size apartment. At that time I did a major purging of all my belongings and got rid of quite a bit of stuff. But moving into a 2 bedroom apartment with attached garage still gave me a lot of storage space so I still...
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