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How to Make Your Kitchen Space Look Bigger

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As we get older, things seem to accumulate. This is especially true in the kitchen. Utensils, cookware, spices, small appliances, (still not sure why I bought that juicer.) After a while, it starts to feel cramped, cluttered and SMALL. There are a few things that you can do to help your kitchen feel bigger again. One is organize (yeah I don't care for that one either.) The other, is to make subtle changes that give the illusion of a larger space. Here are some examples... Light colors make rooms appear larger so paint your kitchen a lighter color. You can also...

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How To Hand Prune Trees

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In forestry, the term widowmaker describes a detached or broken limb that is at risk of falling, being responsible for causing fatalities to forest workers. The same can be true for the trees around your home. Ice and snow add a lot of weight to branches and can cause them to break. As Winter approaches, now is a good time to go out and check the trees in your yard. Look for anything that looks broken or dead as well as anything that over hangs the house or wires. Here are some tips on how to cut branches properly so that they...

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Carve A Pumpkin Like A Pro

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Do your pumpkins end up looking like this???                         Well you're not alone. Pumpkin carving isn't as easy as they make it look. Sure you can do the basic jack-o-lantern but what if you want something that will impress your visitors? Here is a simple trick to carving anything you want. If you can print it, you can have it!

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