Best Fall Flowers for Bees

I’ve always enjoyed gardening both for what I grow to feed my family and what I can offer back to feed the wildlife.  Since humans expand their territory more and more, we are taking away land that wildlife used to rely on for their needs. I think it’s only fair that I give back what […]

How to Start a Community Garden

I am part of the Toms of Maine Goodness Circle and this post is sponsored. There’s no way around it, healthy food can be expensive at the grocery store. I’m frustrated each week when I look at the prices of healthy, organic food compared to heavily processed, unhealthy food. For people who have a strict […]

Tips for Storing Fresh Herbs

I love my herb garden. It’s one of my favorite gardens. Not only are herbs attractive but there is nothing more rewarding than walking out to the garden and snipping a few fresh herbs to use when cooking dinner. I love using fresh herbs as long as possible but as the weather turns colder, I […]

8 Beneficial Plants for Your Garden

I love gardening but I’ll be the first person to tell you that it’s a lot of work keeping my yard and garden the way I want it. Even if you ignore the raking, weeding, mowing and watering that comes along with owning a beautiful lawn or garden, you have to deal with all the […]

Time Saving Gardening Tips

I love having fresh vegetables and beautiful flowers in my gardens. There is nothing that makes me happier than to know that I helped turn that tiny little seed into something pretty amazing. That said, gardening can be a very time intensive hobby. Your garden requires food, water, weeding, pollination and other care in order […]

Printable Pet Emergency Checklist

This post is sponsored by Hill’s. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about Hill’s® Food, Shelter, & Love Program, but I only share information I feel is relevant to my readers. Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc. is not responsible for the content of this article. My husband and I believe in being prepared for […]

Security Breach Protection: What Do I Do?

As much as I love the ease of shopping and taking care of business online, it comes with risks as well. A few weeks ago, I got a replacement credit card in the mail. It had me momentarily confused because it wasn’t time to renew my card and I hadn’t ordered a replacement. I opened […]

Retirement Planning Without Losing Your Mind

Retirement planning isn’t something that I paid much attention to when I was younger. Some of my jobs offered a variety of retirement planning options from 401K plans to pensions and some did not. I generally picked one of the lowest amounts available to contribute and then forgot about it. I was more worried about […]

Winter Preparedness | Car Emergency Kit

If you’ve been watching the news lately, you’ve probably seen that Winter Storm Damon is hammering the East Coast right now. For those to the south, that means a lot of rain. For people in the northern areas, like me, that means a lot of snow and ice. The best thing to do when you […]

Emergency Preparedness Food Storage List | Reducing Food Waste

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