Love My New Hose!

May 31, 2013 Homemaking

Now, that’s totally a title I never thought I’d write. I have a long, bitter history with garden hoses.  First, I don’t like watering.  Starts me off on the wrong foot most every time I use a hose.  I’m probably jinxed as well because I’ve never used one that doesn’t kink on me at least […]

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This Caught Our Eye: Home Edition

May 14, 2013 Homemaking

I am a mapoholic so loved this gorgeous bedroom featuring a beautiful world map as the headboard. With graduation season in full swing and Father’s Day creeping up try this simple but classy DIY Personalized Gift Bag idea. Interior designer and color expert, Maria Killam, continues to write excellent articles including this one about how to […]

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The Books of Jon Katz

May 8, 2013 Books

I’ve been trying to read more lately. Even though I have a pile of books I’ve never read by the bed, I keep on returning to books I’ve already read and loved. Go figure. Right now I’m re-reading A Good Dog by Jon Katz. If you need a good read, get any book with dog […]

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10 Great Gifts For Mom From Target

May 7, 2013 Gifts

Where better to look for Mother’s Day gifts than Target? Here are 10 gift ideas ranging from $10-$300. This Merona Satchel purse comes in a variety of fun bright colors perfect for summer. In honor of Mother’s Day Target is featuring a gorgeous selection of scarves from artist Vera Neumann. (Pictured above ‘Blossom Time.’ See […]

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The Easiest Way To Deep Condition Your Hair

May 2, 2013 Looking Good

Do you rarely deep condition your hair because the traditional method is such a hassle? You know the drill – wash hair, put in conditioner, wrap your head in towel for 20-30 minutes, wash hair again. It’s a pain walking around with your hair in a towel and having water drip down your neck. Additionally […]

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Because Smiling Is Important

April 23, 2013 Unplugged

Nancy and I had the best day today. First, awesome lunch at Comida in the Prospect neighborhood of Longmont.  It was easily one of the best lunches I’ve ever had.  If I didn’t have a pig/goat/chickens, I’d want to live in Prospect so I could walk to Comida every day. After lunch we browsed in […]

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You’ll Love Retro Pets Cards!

April 17, 2013 We Like...

®   Looking for a great card for dog and cat lovers? My daughter, Julie, recently discovered this awesome card company, RetroPets®. Retro Pets® is the work of artist, Krista Brooks. She creates prints, cards and magnets featuring over 60 breeds of dogs and an assortment of cats. On the website you have to order […]

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Goodbye iGoogle, Hello Protopage

April 12, 2013 We Like...

There was a lot of hooha in July of last year when Google announced that their popular iGoogle site would be shut down in November of this year.  For those of you who don’t use it, iGoogle is a personalized home page, or web portal, used by millions of people around the world to keep […]

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Hooked On Bird Cams

April 11, 2013 We Like...

Spring has sprung even though there is snow on the ground while I write this. It’s the time of year for birds to start making babies. Joan and I are addicted to watching the Osprey cam in Longmont, Colorado. The male arrived at the end of March and the female about eight days later. First […]

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This Caught Our Eye

April 3, 2013 We Like...

Spruce up your bulletin board with this easy project. Hate CFL lightbulbs? Us too. Hooray for less expensive LEDs. Here’s a helpful guide to choosing necklaces that work with your neckline. Simple guidelines to avoid amputating limbs off of people when cropping your photos. (Your family and friends will thank you!) If you love Chex mix check out this Caramel Nutella Chex Mix recipe.

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