Tag Archives: curb appeal

Real Life Rants

RANT to theft at estate and garage sales. People are coming to garage and estate sales to steal items. They appear to be shoppers, but when the site gets busy, they just pick up something and leave.    RANT to all those … Continue reading

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Real Life Rants

RANT to cherry prices. I was in a supermarket in the Colorado Springs, Colorado, area where Washington state red cherries were being sold at $2.79 per pound. I flew back to Seattle the next day and stopped at a supermarket owned … Continue reading

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The Gardener

 To be a gardener, you need to tune in to how the plants are doing and attend to what they need. Many gardeners also testify to a feeling of receiving something in return — of being gifted, almost, whether through … Continue reading

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Mini Makeover: Door Edition

Another quick way to upgrade your home’s curb appeal: Scour your favorite home décor stores — or even eBay for something vintage — for a cool door knocker, then grab your drill to install it in 15 minutes flat.

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Gardening Notes

Keeping a garden diary that documents the trial-and-error process is key to ensuring future improvement. Make note of the crops that were duds (and how they met their demise!), pest issues, and other side notes, like the time of day … Continue reading

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