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How to Make Holiday Guests Feel at Home

How to Make Holiday Guests Feel at Home

The approaching holiday season means that many families will be preparing their homes to receive guests, in some cases for a few days. If you’re expecting to house friends or family for an extended period of time, you want to make sure that they’re comfortable. A key to being a good host is making sure […]

A Few Reasons to Consider Downsizing in 2019

A Few Reasons to Consider Downsizing in 2019

In case you haven’t noticed, there is a real emphasis lately on the value of acquiring experiences instead of things. The point is to have the money to be able to travel or attend events, go back to school or play more sports. None of these things can be accomplished if your only focus in […]

Expert Tips to Get Organized for the Holidays Now

Expert Tips to Get Organized for the Holidays Now

Starting November 22nd—Thanksgiving Day—everyone’s lives get a little more chaotic. There are holiday concerts and parties coming up and in between are the visits to family, the gift giving and the eating. Oh, the eating! This year, start right and finish right by being organized even before Thanksgiving! Start early—And make a plan! The holiday […]

Reset your irrigation timer when you “fall back” this Sunday

Reset your irrigation timer when you “fall back” this Sunday

Be sure to reset the timer on your irrigation controller when changing your clocks this weekend to mark the end of daylight saving time.  Lawn and landscape irrigation often accounts for more than half of residential water use. Plants and grass need much less water in cooler months, which is an excellent opportunity to reduce […]

FL Native Plant Society to host Annual GARDEN TOUR in Boynton Beach, Lake Worth, Wellington & WPB

FL Native Plant Society to host Annual GARDEN TOUR in Boynton Beach, Lake Worth, Wellington & WPB

The Palm Beach County Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society, today announced that it would be hosting its Annual Native Plant Garden Tour, November 11.  From 9 am to 3 pm on Sunday, November 11, participants can visit six unique gardens landscaped with Florida native plants. (Rain or shine.) For the second year, in partnership with […]

South Florida Fair offering “flash sale” for three days only

South Florida Fair offering “flash sale” for three days only

For South Florida Fairgoers looking to avoid a waiting line at the rides, a Gold Access Pass will allow them to move to the front of the line at a special checkerboard lane. Guests can take advantage of a three-day flash sale — Nov. 2, 3 and 4 — to receive one free Gold Access […]