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    Decor, Traditions

    The Lucky Story of the Original Shamrock

    Saint Patrick’s Day is here and it’s time for a holiday history lesson! We know the mascot is a shamrock but. . . do we know anything else? What’s the story behind the original shamrock and its relation to the highly coveted four-leaf clover? Perhaps some of you well informed Irish lassies and blokes know! […]

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    By Kelly White 10:12 pm | March 16th 2017 (0) Comments
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    Decor

    7 St. Patrick’s Day Home and Garden Decorations – Lucky You!

    If you squint hard enough through the bad weather you might be able to spot some shades of spring – a brave blade of grass, a prism of clear sunlight, or perhaps a little leprechaun skipping through the mist. Another winter is on its way out, giving way to good weather and celebrations, like Saint […]

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    By Kelly White 11:36 am | February 24th 2017 (0) Comments
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    Gifts

    3 Secrets Every Man Should Know About Sending Flowers On Valentine’s Day

    A must-read if you’re considering sending flowers to mark this auspicious occasion. Let’s face it.  The pressure is on, men.  Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and your life will be a whole lot rosier if you get it right.  Fortunately I am qualified to offer expert advice – I worked in a flower […]

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    By Gwen Holloway 7:00 am | February 9th 2017 (0) Comments
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    Garden Discoveries

    6 Ways To Add The Health Benefits Of Turmeric To Your Diet

    Spice up your week with this week’s featured spice, turmeric! If you haven’t heard of the amazing health and wellness properties of this stunner, we’ll let you in on the secret! Turmeric is composed of the super health beneficial phytochemical, curcuminoid which is said to offer the natural benefits of an anti depressant and anti […]

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    By Kelly White 9:26 pm | February 2nd 2017 (0) Comments
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    Decor, Gifts, Traditions

    10 Nature-Inspired Elf On The Shelf Ideas

    It’s that time again.  The time that all kids look forward to, and all parents dread – time to dust off “The Elf on the Shelf.”  If you’re not familiar with the Elf, it’s a Christmas tradition that goes something like this: When a family adopts an elf and gives it a name, the elf receives its […]

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    By GardenBunch 7:00 pm | November 30th 2016 (0) Comments
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    7 Thoughtful Gardening Gifts for Men

    The holidays are almost upon us and the gardening man in your life deserves a thoughtful gift! Whether it’s your dad, granddad, a brother, friend, or lover, we’ve got seven inspired gardening gifts for men designed to get him outside and loving the garden. Since most listed are primarily utilized in the spring and summer seasons, he’ll be anxious to […]

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    By Kelly White 3:15 pm | November 28th 2016 (0) Comments
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    Garden Discoveries, Healthy Gardeners with Susann

    Essential Oils – The Ultimate Holiday Gift

    Chances are you’ve walked through a garden and stopped for a moment to take in the beautiful smell of a fragrant rose. If so, you’ve experienced the aromatic qualities of essential oils. These naturally occurring, volatile aromatic compounds are found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. Essential oils give […]

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    By Susann Crowell 9:27 am | November 22nd 2016 (0) Comments
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    Gifts

    5 Unique And Memorable Thanksgiving Host And Hostess Gifts

    The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade with a giant Snoopy balloon, snow-covered football fields ready for action, wonderful gatherings with friends and family – the Thankgiving holiday comes with many honored traditions, but if you have to pinpoint one thing about Thanksgiving that’s on everyone’s list, it’s FOOD.  Lots and lots of food.  And if you’ve ever […]

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    By GardenBunch 6:33 am | November 13th 2016 (0) Comments
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    7 Healthy Crockpot Soup Recipes For Cold Winter Days

    For many, the weather outside is frightful, and that means one thing – comfort food! One of our favorite foods to cozy up to this time of year is warm and satisfying soup. Check out these 7 scrumptious but healthy crockpot soup recipes that won’t put you into a total food coma after eating them… […]

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    By Kelly White 12:09 pm | November 9th 2016 (1) Comment
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    Garden Discoveries

    8 Enchanting Instagram Accounts For Lovers of Gardening and Nature

    Instagram can be a great tool for inspiration, a way to connect with folks who share your interests, or a wonderful escape from your everyday routines! We’ve scoured accounts, both popular and obscure, and have pulled eight of our favorite accounts to fill your Instagram feed with some more of our natural world. 1. @Ourgardenbunch […]

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    By Kelly White 8:47 pm | October 24th 2016 (0) Comments