Think more than just pink this October

October is breast cancer awareness month

It’s finally fall - the time of year when the leaves start to change colors, temperatures get cooler and pumpkin spice is in everything (and we mean, everything). October is also Breast Cancer Awareness month. Let’s face it, you probably have been living in a cave if you didn’t already know that. But while most of the PSAs you’ll see or hear have to do with early detection, we wanted to share a few tips that can be used if you find yourself taking care of someone undergoing cancer treatment. So many of us are or have been personally affected…

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4 Steps To Better Pet Organization

4 Steps to Better Pet Organization

Your pet is part of your family, and it shows. They seem to have every toy under the sun and more collars and leashes than you have jewelry. Throwing everything into a bin probably doesn’t work for you, so we have some pet organizing solutions for when you (or your furry friend) needs something in a hurry. Step 1: De-clutter You don’t need that collar your dog has outgrown or those ratty toys that never get played with anymore. While you’re at it, get rid of those stale treats you bought a few months back, and check your backyard for…

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The Houseplant Guide To Warding Off Summer Pests

4 Houseplants to ward off summer pests

With summer comes barbecues, trips to the beach, and picnics in the park. Unfortunately, it also comes with those pesky pests. You know the ones. Ants, mosquitoes, flies, galore. It’s like they come out of the woodwork as soon as there’s a warm breeze. Before you break out the bug spray or traps, here’s some plants that not only keep those creatures at bay, but also make your house and yard more attractive. Lemongrass This diverse plant not only smells great, it repels a wide variety of insects, including mosquitoes, ticks, chiggers, fleas, and flies. Go to your local gardening…

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