Ladybugs, Ladybugs, Come to My Garden
by Lesley Dietschy
Ladybugs, also called lady beetles or ladybirds, can be a gardener’s best friend. The ladybug’s bright coloring brings welcomed cheer to the garden, as well as helping with pest control. Since medieval times, ladybugs have been valued by farmers all over the world. Many believe that the ladybug was divinely sent to free crops of insect pests. In fact, that is how the ladybug got its name. People dedicated the bug to the Virgin Mary and therefore called it “The Bug of our Lady”, which was eventually shortened to the present name “ladybug”.
Modern Rugs Add Color, Texture, Interest and Space Definition To Your Room
by Tasneem Mirza
Utilize modern rugs to add color and warmth to any space.
How to Care for Laminate Flooring
by E. Timothy Uy
It's hard to damage and easy to care for laminate floors. Here are some tips on how to properly maintain them:
by Sandra Wilson
Flower gardens are for enjoyment. They provide you with visual beauty, the joy of working with soil and plants, and the pride of showing others what you have created. As a gardener, one is always experimenting and learning anew what delights a flower garden may bring forth. This enjoyment can be intensified by creating...
Themes of Shade
by Sandra Wilson
A Shade Garden can be created in any of several different types of shade. It can be in the mottled shade that comes from a broad leaf tree to the deep dark woods...
Holiday Promotion Tips
by Kara Kelso
We all know the holidays are a time for extra promotion in business, but here's why and when you should start.
Awesome Dads Top Ten Ways To Be The Foundation of Your Family
by Dovid Grossman and Ken Mossman
Part of the responsibility of being a father is to establish a strong foundation for the family. Just like a building foundation, much of this work goes unseen and rarely gets acknowledged, yet the s...
Log Homes - Top 10 Questions (and Answers)
by Al Hearn
Log homes are more than the getaway mountain cabins of years past. Log homes are now full-sized permanent residences for families and retirees who appreciate the benefits and lifestyle offered by solid log structures.
How To Buy Double Glazing In The UK
by T. O' Donnell
Tips on how to buy double glazing in the UK.
Tips for Choosing a Plan for Your Log Home
by Al Hearn
Deciding on a plan for your new log home can be one of the most time-consuming tasks in your building project. However, we offer a few tips that will make the process much easier and less stressful.
Woodworking – Creative, Relaxing and Timeless
by Kent Walters
Recreational woodworking is hard to beat as a source of stress relief and satisfaction, but it sometimes gets too casual, which short-changes the planning phase, which then makes it too much like work. This article helps the casual woodworker identify and work through the planning stages that are necessary to make his project enjoyable and successful.
Buying Jewelry for Mother’s Day or How To Buy The Perfect Gift for Mom Without Getting Ripped Off
by Sam Serio
Jewelry can be the perfect gift for mom on Mother’s Day, but there are pitfalls, especially if you rush at the last minute. Procrastination and a lack of knowledge can be rewarded with overpaying for a piece of jewelry or even worse, being ripped-off.
Spring Cleaning - Time to Tackle Your Closet
by Susanne Myers
Spring is on it’s way and even though it may already be tempting to spend the day outside, take a few hours to clean out your closet. You’ll be glad you did when it is finally time to dig out those t-shirts and shorts.
How To Develop Your Babys Brain
by Ishi Bansal
If you ever stopped to consider how rapidly your baby's brain is developing with all the complex connections that are forming therein - you would be truly amazed. This article briefly touches upon the importance of spending quality time with your baby and enabling him or her to learn through having fun.
When to Plant Vegetaibles
by Chip Phelan
If you’re planting a vegetable garden you’ll want to pay close attention to frost and freeze dates to determine when to plant. This article gives an overview of how to determine when to plant and offers links to additional online resources for determining your frost and freeze dates.
Gifts: What Do You Give A Couch Potato?
by A Heath
So you know someone who likes to "veg out" in front of the TV and you're looking for a gift for him or her. There are three ways you could go with your gift idea...
Is Buying a Gift for Mom as Difficult for You as it is for Me?
by Eric Gans
Does Mother's Day seem like it was yesterday? Have you run out of ideas, again? Did you get Mom something in 2002 that she loved so much that it will never be topped? If you have answered yes to any of the above questions, this is the right article for you!
7 Baskets That Help With Home Organization
by Karen Fritscher-Porter
These seven baskets are like magic wands; they provide instant home cleaning and home organizing solutions. Baskets are a perfect "tool" to use in organizing your home. They're often inexpensive, beautiful and functional items. And baskets are usually made of quite durable materials for the typical person's usage. You can use them in every room of your home. Use them to organize and store everything from your kitchen utensils to your bathroom towels to your child's toys. In a way, baskets are a magical organizational tool. Why?
Super Nanny - A Users Guide to Watching Super Nanny
by Michael Grose
Super Nanny has captured the imaginations of many viewers with her down-to earth approach to dealing with parenting issues. While she offers good solid, child-rearing advice not every strategy stacks up for every parent. This article suggests eight questions to keep in mind as you watch Super Nanny to help you with your own parenting and also help you understand the principles behind some of the strategies.
Home Floor Plan Designing For Your Future Home
by Robert Kempe
What is your dream home? Do you have an idea of what it will look like? Defining a dream home is very difficult, especially if you have a spouse or significant other that has tastes different than your own.