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What’s Trending? How to protect early spring blooms from frosty nights

Since we have had unseasonably warm weather in February, we are beginning to see spring bulbs, such as crocus, hyacinths, and daffodils emerge from our gardens.  It won’t be long before we see tulips as well. Protect these spring blooms and others from a late winter frost with the use of blankets, or buckets through […]

What’s Trending? Treat your Cutting Boards and Butcher Blocks with Oil Regularly

Many of us have wooden cutting boards or butcher blocks in the kitchen that we use frequently.  But if you are anything like me, you will forget to treat it with mineral oil on a regular basis.  This simple step will prevent the wood from cracking and help resist stains.  This step is a necessity […]

What’s Trending? Rubber Doormats – The Perfect Choice for Winter

If you are struggling to find a durable, yet functional doormat for the winter months, consider the naturally tough characteristics of a rubber doormat.  My household has 2 doorways that lead directly outside to un-sheltered areas that constantly get impacted by snow and ice.  I have found that the rubber is a material that is […]

What’s Trending? EcoTraction – 100% Safe for Concrete

One of the most frequent questions at this time of the year is “which ice melter is safe to use on our new concrete that was poured this past summer”.  In truth, there is nothing that is 100% safe when it comes to ice melters.  Anytime you use a “safer” product that has no rock […]

What’s Trending: Fatwood Firestarters – The Safe, All Natural Solution

Firestarters are a year-round need.  We use them for fireplaces, fire pits, charcoal grills, and more.  If you are someone that uses firestarters on a regular basis, consider switching to Fatwood firestarters.  This natural alternative to chemical infused starters are safe for you and the environment. How are they made?  Fatwood is harvested from a […]

What’s Trending? Make your artificial tree smell real, with Scentsicles!

Make your artificial tree, wreath, or home “smell like Christmas” with Scentsicles.  These easy to use ornament stick are insured with wonderful Christmas scents that are sure to make your holidays smell more holiday-ish!  Simply hang a few of them on your tree, or bury them inside of centerpieces or wreaths.  The scent will slowly […]

What’s Trending? The New Way to Keep the Star or Angel on your Christmas tree Straight, Guaranteed!

Who else is with me on this one… you have a beautiful tree topper, but your Christmas tree just will not hold it straight?  Perhaps the star looks good for awhile, but then falls forward on its face?  This can be frustrating, especially during the busy holiday season. Now there is an easy (and inexpensive) […]

What’s Trending? Eliminate harmful chemicals when you clean, with E-Cloth

According to a recent study, long-term effects of cleaning with traditional household cleaners increases the risk of lung damage, including COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease).  There are many products now-a-days that claim to be “safer” for you and the environment, but there are still not requirements for these companies to provide proof, let alone tell […]

What’s Trending… Feed Birds, Not Squirrels with Cole’s Hot Meats Bird Seed

Squirrels are foraging constantly right now… searching for seeds and nuts to hold them through the winter.  This makes the fall a great time to switch over to Cole’s bird seed varieties with added chili peppers to create a fiery taste that birds love and that squirrels hate!  Our most popular mix from Cole’s is […]

What’s Trending? WeatherTech – Custom Fit Floor Liners

The sloppy messes of winter will soon be here   And those messes will be tracked everywhere, especially our cars.  Whether your car is new or old, WeatherTech floor liners will keep your car’s interior clean, all year around.  The tough, durable liners are laser measured to fit your car perfectly.  The result is a […]