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Summer is finally here and the official change of the season is always a good time to refresh the entrance to your home. A doormat is one of the easiest ways you can make a difference on your front stoop...
Having backyard chickens is a trend that doesn’t seem to be going away anytime soon, From sprawling country acres to small plots of land in cities like Chicago, the number of chicken owners is growing in the United States...
When I started my garden three years ago it was something to take my mind off the business of life. I loved the idea of being able to nurture and grow my own food, and while I knew it...

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