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Can’t Take Mom Out For The Holiday? Bring It In Food Deals for Mother’s Day!

Can’t Take Mom Out For The Holiday? Bring It In Food Deals for Mother’s Day!

You got that special gift, so how do you make Mother’s Day even more special? Get food ordered in so Mom doesn’t have to cook! Some of your favorite restaurants are offering deals that will have her saying Thank you! Here is a running list […]

Shop For Mom Deals for Mother’s Day

Shop For Mom Deals for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is right around the corner and so are the deals. But you can’t wait to long to pick your special gift for the Mom in your life! Check out this list of some of your favorite places to shop! 1-800-Flowers.com: From now through April 30, […]

Get Outside: De-stress Outdoors Even While Social Distancing, But Be Responsible

Get Outside: De-stress Outdoors Even While Social Distancing, But Be Responsible

Photo Credit RF123

Disclaimer: This post is a collaboration with TurfMutt. All opinions are of their own. Image credits: TurfMutt and RF123

Observe local ‘stay at home’ orders

Keep at least 6 feet away from people you don’t live with

Don’t gather in large groups

Wear a face mask in public

Exercise. Throw a ball to your dog.  Go for a short walk.

Use your ‘outdoor living room’ to connect with immediate family.

School closed? Keep kids engaged. Go on a nature hunt. Get outdoor lesson plans at TurfMutt.com.

Unwind. Find solace. Sit and listen to nature.

Plant something. Mow the yard. Trim a bush or tree.

Use Community Green Space Responsibly. Your Yard is Your Safe Space.

For more information, go to www.turfmutt.com

Six Tips to Celebrate Earth Day In Your Own Backyard

Six Tips to Celebrate Earth Day In Your Own Backyard

The 50th anniversary of Earth Day is on April 22, but anyone can start celebrating today right in their very own backyard with tips from the TurfMutt Foundation and reap the health and de-stressing benefits of spending time in green space. “You don’t need to leave home to celebrate Earth Day. Remember, […]

DIY Methods For Clearing Blocked Drains

DIY Methods For Clearing Blocked Drains

Clearing blocked drains can be carried out by the homeowners. Especially when there is an emergency or immediate requirement, until you can find a plumber for the clearing of the pipelines, it becomes a DIY job. Often regular maintenance of the pipelines and DIY cleaning the […]