Kitchen Thoughts for Bread Lovers

Kitchen Thoughts for Bread Lovers

I’m a carboholic. I really like carbohydrates of any type, but when I could have just one refined type, bread (included in a diet that includes copious amounts of veggies, fruits, proteins and healthful fats, naturally) would be just fine […]

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Elevation

Elevation

An elevation is one of the 3 principal kinds of architectural drawings, in which a three-dimensional layout is described in two dimensions. Others are section and plan. In each case the viewer’s line of sight is perpendicular to the plane […]

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6 Tips for Teaching Your Kids to Be Good Neighbors

6 Tips for Teaching Your Kids to Be Good Neighbors

The summer of 1968, my parents were in the market for their first residence. At a neighborhood they enjoyed, they found two houses, side by side, up for sale. They decided about the one around the corner once they toured […]

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Great Garden Combo: 6 Beautiful Plants to Get a Shady, Wet Site

Great Garden Combo: 6 Beautiful Plants to Get a Shady, Wet Site

Planting for shade can be hard enough; combine shade with soil that remains moist or moist year-round, and it is enough to make even an experienced gardener shudder. Yet there are some stunning perennials, shrubs and even trees which revel […]

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Water Table

Water Table

A water table is an architectural component at the base of a building; its objective is to direct water away from the building’s base. A water table is generally curved or has a similar shape that empowers it to guide […]

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Give Curb Appeal a Self-Serving Twist

Give Curb Appeal a Self-Serving Twist

Garden curb appeal is a laudable idea, but what is in it for you? When was the last time a stranger stopped the car, knocked on your door and told you that your backyard looked great? Thought so. So, what […]

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Wonderful Design Plant: Golden Currant

Wonderful Design Plant: Golden Currant

Found naturally across much of the USA and Canada, golden currant (Ribes aureum) happens in several varied habitats: prairies, stream banks borders, foothills, ponderosa pine forests and shrublands of sagebrush. Historically, many Native American tribes combined the dried fruits of […]

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Summer Crop: How to Grow Blueberries

Summer Crop: How to Grow Blueberries

Ornamental, versatile, edible, and highly healthy — blueberries tick all of the must-have boxes for a high landscape plant. Using their pink-white spring blossoms, blue berries throughout the summer, and red or yellow fall color, they make a three-season splash […]

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City View: Cincinnati Embraces New and Old

City View: Cincinnati Embraces New and Old

I am on a mission to eliminate the term “flyover state.” Born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, I picked up a great deal of style there that still influences me to this day. Cincinnati has come a very long way […]

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One Table

One Table

Make setting your holiday table fun, simple and inexpensive by transforming one set of fundamental centerpiece items for both fall and winter feasts. They key is to keep things, using fresh herbs, branches, seasonal fruits and other pretty items you […]

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