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Pumpkin Carving Tips | How to Carve a Jack-o’-Lantern

Pumpkin Carving Tips | How to Carve a Jack-o’-Lantern

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While carving pumpkins is a time-honored tradition that spans generations, many modern-day carvers eschew traditional Jack-o’-Lantern faces in favor... Read More »

Quick Cleaning Tips for Kitchens and Baths

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Steam-Clean Your Microwave The inside of your microwave oven probably looks like an abstract painting: spaghetti sauce from... Read More »

Quick Fixes for Wood Furniture Stains

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For a return on your investment, there’s no substitute for wood furniture. Cherry, maple and oak are the... Read More »

Raccoon Deterrent | 4 Ways to Keep Raccoons out of Garbage Cans

Raccoon Deterrent | 4 Ways to Keep Raccoons out of Garbage Cans

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Sometimes a practical raccoon deterrent can yield surprising results. Find out how this method keeps raccoons away from... Read More »

Randall Levere | Artisan Profile

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Some people walk the walk. Randall Levere? He rides the ride. The founder of Boston-based Erba Cycles builds... Read More »

Real Solutions: leaf damage and grass under trees

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The leaves on my blueberry bushes and crab apple trees are tattered. I notice lots of inch-long green... Read More »

Real Solutions: Pruning, Wood Ash Uses

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Is winter the right time to prune my apple trees and blueberry bushes? — R.R., Jackson, NJ Most... Read More »

Real Solutions: Spring Cleaning

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We’re trying to use organic gardening around our yard, and for the past few years I’ve been adding... Read More »

Red Dye

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Roughly chop 2 beets, and combine with the base. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 20... Read More »

Refinishing Wood Furniture │ DIY Tips

Refinishing Wood Furniture │ DIY Tips

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Don’t throw out that old dresser just because it’s seen better days. Breathe new life into it with... Read More »

Remove Candle Wax from Fabric

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It happens. You’re having a dinner party and fail to notice the wax from your taper candles dripping... Read More »

Remove Weeds from Walkways

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A walkway can add a lot of punch to the curb appeal of a house, unless its been... Read More »

Remove White Rings from Wood Furniture | Repair Stains, Dents & Rings

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Remove White Rings from Wood Furniture It’s inevitable. Someone carelessly set a glass on a table in your... Read More »

Resources

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Kitchen Mugs: Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge, MA. 800-733-1830, 508-347-3362. osv.org Kitchen dining area Chairs: Barn House Lighting, Alton,... Read More »

Resources

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Builder: Art Carlucci Construction, Inc., Shaftsbury, VT. 802-442-2307; accbuilders.net Architect: David Shaughnessy, North Bennington, VT. 802-447-0970. Heating systems:... Read More »

Resources

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Architect: John Battle, Battle Associates, Inc., Boston, MA. 617-367-5975. battlearchitects.com Contractor: David Wright, Wright Associates Builders, Keene, NH.... Read More »

Resources

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Rental information: $8,400 per week, available through Migis Lodge on Sebago Lake. 207-655-4524; migis.com Builder: Tom Smith, Bear... Read More »

Resources

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David Beaujon, Period Finishes, Canaan, CT. 860-824-1465. Roman Adhesives, 800-488-6117; romandecoratingproducts.com Faux Effects Professional Products, 800-270-8871; fauxfx.com, fauxmarketplace.com... Read More »

Resources

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Interior Architecture and Design: Heather Wells, Boston, MA. 617-437-7077; hgwltd.com Architecture, Home and Landscape Design: Roger Wells, North... Read More »

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NiceRink, Genoa City, WI. 888-642-3746; nicerink.com _______________________ Hockey Essay Read a father’s view of ice hockey today. _______________________... Read More »

Resources

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Gregory and Marilyn refer prospective innkeepers to the Professional Association of Innkeepers International (PAII) for information on inn... Read More »

Resources

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Horacio Pires Painting, Rumford, RI; 401-438-1072 Adler’s Design Center, Providence, RI; 401-421-5157; adlersri.com Simple Pleasures, Providence, RI; 401-331-4120;... Read More »

Resources for Natural Lawn Care

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NaturaLawn of America Frederick, MD 301-694-5440 Vermont Public Interest Research Group Montpelier, VT 802-223-8421 Federation of State PIRGs... Read More »

Restore Wood Furniture with Wax | DIY Instructions

Restore Wood Furniture with Wax | DIY Instructions

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Follow these step-by-step instructions to easily restore wood furniture with little more than bowling alley wax and fine-grade... Read More »

Ring It In!

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Out with the old and in with the new: Matthew gives the year a clean start with a... Read More »

Rooftop Pergola Home Projects

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When Dan Thibeault moved into his second-floor condominium in a rehabbed 1830s-era mill building in Peterborough, New Hampshire,... Read More »

Room Makeovers That Won’t Break the Budget

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Click here for a Massachusetts living room makeover. Courtesy of Family Features #F1740, Source: Family Features Read More »



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