houseplants on windowsill

Get rid of houseplant pests with these helpful hints!   Whether you’re a novice plant parent or a seasoned green thumb, it’s important to regularly check your precious plants for any signs of pests. Bugs and infestations can be devastating to your plants, but most of them are easy to prevent and treat. Here are…

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really good and easy onion soup: recipe

INGREDIENTS: 4 large yellow onions, halved and thinly sliced 4 Tbs. (1/2 stick) (2 oz./60 g) unsalted butter, melted Kosher salt 1/4 cup (2 fl. oz./60 ml) dry white wine 1/4 cup (2 fl. oz./60 ml) medium-dry sherry 5 cups (40 fl. oz./1.25 l) beef stock 2 fresh thyme sprigs 12 baguette slices, cut on…

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Seeds, feeds, and flowers. Here are ways to bring all the birds to your yard this year.   Curious about the birds and the bees? Well, let’s just start with the birds. Attracting birds to your yard every month of the year can be an incredibly rewarding endeavor. From woodpeckers to finches, here’s a guide…

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Grilled Zucchini Salad

Lighten it up with this fresh and crisp Mediterranean inspired salad!   INGREDIENTS:   Canola oil for grill grates 3 small zucchini (about 1 pound), halved lengthwise 3 small yellow squash (about 1 pound), halved lengthwise 2 tbsp. olive oil, divided Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/2 tsp. lemon zest, plus 1/2 a…

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Pork and Beans Recipe by Wallace's

INGREDIENTS:  2 lbs pork butt boneless  2 lbs ham  Oil for the bottom of the pot  3 large onions, diced  8 strips bacon, chopped  4 stalks celery, diced  3 garlic cloves, minced  ¼ cup tomato paste  2 tsp fresh thyme  1 cup Cody Road Rye Whiskey  1 large can diced tomatoes, drained  1 ½ lbs…

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Microwave peanut brittle

INGREDIENTS:   1 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup corn syrup 1 cup peanuts 1 teaspoon butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon baking soda   DIRECTIONS: Line a large cookie sheet with parchment paper, wax paper, or a silicone mat. In a deep microwave-safe bowl, combine sugar and corn syrup. Mix thoroughly and microwave on…

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gorgeous backyard GARDEN

Ready, set, grow! Here are gardening trends to look forward to in 2021.    There’s no denying that 2020 has changed the way we garden a LOT. As the year comes to a close, it’s a great time to look ahead and start planning a season full of greenery, blooms, gardening, and new trends. Here…

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Eggnog Cranberry French Toast Casserole

The ultimate upgrade to french toast baked to perfection! Ingredients: 3/4 cup brown sugar 6 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon corn syrup 6 eggs 2 1/2 cups eggnog 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 10-12 slices Texas toast, cut into pieces 1/2 cup fresh cranberries powdered sugar maple syrup   Directions:…

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man diving into the bush with wheelbarrow in the air

Remember when we asked for your gardening fails? Here are our favorites! A few weeks back, we asked our Facebook followers for their gardening “fail” stories. Boy, did you all deliver with plenty of funny and heartwarming retellings of your own gardening fails! Take some time to read through some of these stories, have a…

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