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Important Things to Know Before and During an Ice Storm

In Home & Garden On February 12, 2014 0 Comments

Living in the south, we rarely experience really bad snow storms never mind ice storms. This week is a bit different however. Here in the southeast we are… Read More »

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Confessions of a Nonconformist: Creating a Little Winter Sunshine

In Home & Garden On February 8, 2014 0 Comments

Four words: nesting, girly and craft stores. Men consider yourselves forewarned. Well, one more word: nonconformist. That’s me. Ladies, we all know that the brightness of the sun,… Read More »

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6 Natural Remedies for Winter Skin

In Home & Garden On February 6, 2014 0 Comments

This weekend I purchased a journal and a calendar in my never-ending effort to take better care of myself.   One of the first things I wanted to… Read More »

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10 Natural Ways To Keep Your Home Smelling Fresh and Clean

In Home & Garden On January 30, 2014 2 Comments

We’ve all seen them in some of the aisles in our local grocery stores. You know those plug ins, sprays and candles sold to help you keep “your… Read More »


What if there was no fall?

In Home & Garden On September 26, 2013 3 Comments

What if everyday was the same? Imagine if we had no morning sunrises, or the warmth from the light of the morning sun. Sunday football games with family… Read More »


Strut your stuff, just go easy

In Home & Garden On March 14, 2013 0 Comments

If you saw me on FOX 8 News in Greensboro, NC this morning with Cindy and Brad, you learned two new terrific recipes using the super food, kale…. Read More »


Decking The Halls

In Home & Garden On December 16, 2012 2 Comments

I’m excited because today I am hosting an open house for all of my good friends…YOU! Pour yourself a cup of hot chocolate and grab a Christmas cookie…. Read More »


Thanksgiving Centerpieces

In Home & Garden On November 20, 2012 1 Comment

In early November I welcomed you into our fall nest. With Thanksgiving only two days away, I thought it would be nice to share with you my favorite… Read More »


My Fall Nest: Decorating on a Dime

In Home & Garden On October 6, 2012 2 Comments

I hope I’m not alone. I LOVE TO NEST particularly in the fall and winter months. Fall is one of those seasons that brings me such joy! My… Read More »


Why buy organic milk in cartons and fun ways to recycle

In Home & Garden On September 12, 2012 0 Comments

Why buy organic milk   Avoid deterioration of milk protein by purchasing organic milk in cardboard cartons. Milk proteins degrade when exposed to light or specific enzymes. Two… Read More »

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Maps are for men and one of my favorite things

In Home & Garden On August 27, 2012 0 Comments

Okay, so these are old, but they’ve aged gracefully, wouldn’t you say? I don’t feel comfortable storing food in them, but that’s just fine because they serve a… Read More »


30 great suggestions for used dryer sheets

In Home & Garden On August 1, 2012 2 Comments

I was recently visiting with a dear friend over a cup of tea. “Elise, I heard that a used dryer sheet is great for removing burnt or baked-on… Read More »