Category Archives: Home and Family

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Ten Ways to Celebrate Leaf Season

It's Leaf Season! Reds, golds and ambers against a deep blue sky, frosty air filled with the scent of burning wood and ripe apples, migrating birds and animals feasting on this year's abundant harvest - autumn feels like a celebration. Here are ten things you can do to maximize your enjoyment of one of the most dramatic...
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Holiday Memories Rest on Traditions

For most people, holiday seasons bring with them warm memories from years past. Traditions are the stuff those memories are built on, and each family has its own special tradition that comes either from the long ago past or has been built in just one or two generations. Read more

Creating a Magical October

October is surely one of the most glorious months of the year: the days are crisper, nights are cooler and in many parts of the country the annual display of autumnal color is in full blaze. It’s a month marked by the fall harvest, with bushels of apples, squash and pumpkins for sale at farmers...
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Trick or Treat? Organizing Tricks for Halloween

Halloween has changed dramatically since I was a little girl. Then, Halloween was asking Mom for an old sheet or raiding her fabric stash and then fashioning my own costume with lots of imagination. Then I got to visit a few of the neighbors (most of whom were relatives) for treats and that was pretty...
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5 Fun DIY Fall Decorations for The House

It's that time of year again! As the summer draws to a close and shorts, tank tops and flip-flops are retired for the season, the cool, crisp air can only mean one thing: autumn is around the corner. Add some warmth and spice to your home by capturing the feel of the season with these...
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How to Create a Beautiful Porch for Fall

Reflect the changing seasons in your home decor by creating a beautiful porch for fall. If you are wondering how to create a beautiful porch, here are some tips to help you. Choose gorgeous elements like wreaths, outdoor furniture and rugs and bring it all together with a fall color scheme. Read more

Best Candle and Home Scents for Fall

The cold snap in the air may find us indoors more often, but that doesn't mean we have to miss out on the bountiful autumn fragrances. There's no better way to bring the smell of fall indoors than with candles and other home scent goods, like reed diffusers and potpourri. With these even the most...
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List of Kitchen Essentials: How to Stock Your First Kitchen!

In our home the Kitchen is the "heartbeat" of our home. It is the room in the house that is most used and loved. We cook healthy meals for our family, have fun trying new and old recipes and, of course, you always have to taste test! This is the main reason why knowing how...
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