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Hello, October!

Philadelphia homes for sale there are so many reasons to love philly in the fall There are so many fun things to do in the fall with or without kids! Here's our roundup of what to do this October. vineyard tours, tastings & maybe some grape stomping October is harvest time for wine makers. Head out to the Brandwine Valley Wine Trail on October 4th & 5th or the Bucks County Wine Trail on October 11th & 12th to participate in harvest activities. pick your own apples & pumpkins Head out to the...Continue Reading!

5 End of Summer Garden Projects

Philadelphia homes for sale 7 projects if you really want to get down & dirty Summer growing season is coming to an end, however, a gardeners work is never done. For those of us who love to garden that is not such a bad thing! This is what I'll be doing to get ready for winter & next season. 1. harvest herbs to dry or freeze (flowers too) Drying Herbs - If you have woodier herbs like thyme, rosemary,sage, oregano or lemon verbena growing in your garden these are great...Continue Reading!

I Tried It: D.I.Y. Shibori Dyeing

Philadelphia homes for sale shibori: a japanese dyeing technique kind of like tie dye I love trying a D.I.Y even if the results are less than stellar. All my favorite blogs are showing off these amazing Shibori creations that I can't stop thinking about. Technically, Shibori is a tie dye technique but the look is a lot less psychedelic & a tad more refined...but not TOO refined. Most of what I've seen uses indigo (which I'm totally trying next) but I don't keep that on hand. That being said, I never want...Continue Reading!

Start a Small Veggie Garden This Spring

Philadelphia homes for sale save money, eat well, impress your family & friends March is National Nutrition month AND the perfect time to plant easy to grow cool weather veggies like lettuce, peas & radishes.  Philadelphia is a great place for gardeners because we have a nice long growing season.  Space tends to be our biggest issue so use containers & think vertical.  There are plenty of vegetables that grow well in cooler weather but lettuce, peas & radishes are great for beginners & urban...Continue Reading!

Welcome Spring with a Deep Clean

Philadelphia homes for sale Spring Cleaning:  the D.I.Y & Delegate Edition I hate cleaning, however, in the throes of spring fever I love to get down & dirty & tackle some of the big things.  It just feels so good to throw open the windows & get winter OUT!  Here are a few of the things I'm doing myself in the coming weeks & the things I've decided are better delegated to a pro. In Depth Dusting Delegate - Fussy fixtures like a chandelier.  I am too...Continue Reading!

Need Firewood Delivered in Philadelphia?

Philadelphia homes for sale This Service Really Does Exist Thanks to Phil's Firewood Favorite feature of my new home?  It's hard to choose but one of them is the wood burning fireplace.  After the excitement died down & reality (coupled with cold weather) set in I realized what a pain it was without a parking space to get the wood into my home.  After a quick Google search I came up with Phil; the man, the myth & the legend of glowing Yelp reviews.  Who...Continue Reading!

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