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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Gardening Aches and Pains | Fall Garden Clean Up

I am participating in a sponsored campaign hosted by fast acting Advil® Film-Coated and I received a free sample of Advil® Film-Coated. This is a sponsored post for SocialStars by Crowdtap. All opinions expressed are my own. #FastAdvil I love gardening. I really do. Well, actually, I love the fresh vegetables, fruits, herbs and gorgeous […]

A Garden Party: How to Force Paperwhites

Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Delta via Mode Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Delta. I love flowers and one of my favorite things to do when I have time is to play in the garden and admire what’s growing. I generally […]

Putting the Garden to Bed for Winter

Those of you that live in the south may be wondering why I’m writing about putting the garden to bed for winter in the middle of September. Unfortunately, here in Vermont, winter is not that far away. As a matter of fact, we had our first hard frost last winter. Usually we don’t get the […]