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🎗 Awareness 🏡 Home 🗂 Productivity 🥗 Wellness 🧗 Growth 👨👩👧👧 Family
🎗 This is a home maintenance guide for the whole year. Save it for seasonal reference! “A home operates with the seasons, coming to life in the spring and hunkering down for the winter. Follow this natural arc all year long, and keep on top of the small stuff, and your house will run like a well-oiled machine.” Read The Annual Home Maintenance Checklist
🧗🏽♀️ How would you like less work and more play in your yard? “Take these tips to heart if you’re serious about low-maintenance landscaping. Since watering and mowing the lawn consume a large chunk of yard care time, the biggest step you can take towards minimizing your workload is reducing your watering needs and cutting back on the amount of grass you must mow.” Read Top Tips for Low-Maintenance Landscaping
🏡 This made me drool for summer (and pull out my measuring tape). “Get your patio looking its best with these simple summer patio decorating ideas. Outdoor living tips and tricks to make the most out of your space and create the backyard paradise you’re looking for!” Read Outdoor Living – Summer Patio Decorating Ideas
👨👩👧👦 Want to know how to get your kids to beg to help with the outdoor clean-up? “Working together as a family is always a good idea, whether it’s indoors or outdoors. Not only does it get the family together, but the tasks get done faster when everyone is chipping in. However, getting reluctant children to help isn’t always easy.” Read How to Get the Whole Family Involved in Outdoor Clean-Up
🥗 When it comes to home maintenance, do you wish someone would just tell you what to do? “To turn a daunting requirement into manageable pieces, we’ve broken down home maintenance tasks into monthly, quarterly, yearly and seasonal checklists.” Read The Ultimate Home Maintenance Checklist for Total Home Wellness
🗂 How does your garden grow? “Whether your aim is to grow your own cut flowers, have fresh herbs for cooking or create a full-blown backyard mini farm, you have plenty of options to make your garden space a bit more productive, even if it’s just a sunny windowsill.f” Read 10 Ways to Make Your Garden More Productive