Top 5 Landscaping Tips to Increase Property Value| RISMedia’s Housecall

Top 5 Landscaping Tips to Increase Property Value| RISMedia’s Housecall

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on August 4, 2015. Housecall continues to share this piece due to ongoing requests and reader interest.   Landscaping is one of the most important ways to increase your property’s value quickly. In fact, a gorgeous landscape design can increase the value of your home by at least 5 to 11 percent—and maybe more. The best part about landscaping is that even though it’s one of the most valuable home improvements you can make,…

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Tomatoes Hate Cucumbers: Secrets Of Companion Planting And Popular Planting Combinations

Tomatoes Hate Cucumbers: Secrets Of Companion Planting And Popular Planting Combinations

Gardening is an incredibly beneficial activity. It gives us the connection with nature that we miss so much these days, relieves stress, keeps us physically active, and helps us enjoy the amazing taste of homegrown produce. Growing your fruits and vegetables is both, fun and rewarding, and it can be much easier than many think. If you are new to gardening, you should try companion planting this year, as it is the best way to boost the fruitfulness of your…

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Why are Probiotics important for a Healthy Gut

Why are Probiotics important for a Healthy Gut

When you have problems with your digestive health like myself, you might have heard the word ‘probiotics’ being thrown around. Or maybe you have been on a course of antibiotics and heard your friends and family, say, “Don’t forget to take probiotics”. But what are they and why are probiotics a important for a healthy gut? How probiotics work Probiotics are yeasts and live bacteria that are very good for you, particularly your gut. In your digestive system, you get…

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Health Benefits of CBD Oil

Health Benefits of CBD Oil

Withholding the health benefits of CBD Oil is like committing a crime The use of cannabis oil still continues to be a bit of an emotional and politically charged debate today. Even though it has been used in preparations for hundreds upon hundreds of years.  Cannabis use originated years and years back in Asia, and has, since the early days, found its way to many parts of the world, spreading all the way to the Americas. History of Cannabis Use…

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Why I Use Traffic Exchanges

Why I Use Traffic Exchanges

Today being “List Monday”, I will make a 2 for 1 and do a “Review Tuesday” as well. I would like to briefly explain why I use traffic exchanges to drive traffic to my blog. I also decided it’s time to review the traffic exchange websites I have joined just a few months back. What is a traffic exchange website? On simple lay man’s term, traffic exchange is surfing or viewing other people’s website in exchange of them visiting your…

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How to Reduce Work and Job Stress

How to Reduce Work and Job Stress

Let me at least share with you some ways on how to reduce work and job stress, including “blogging stress”. If you have been reading my post, you know I like to use my own catch phrase. And so I will call work stress a “blogging stress” as well. 🙂 Do you consider blogging as your work or job? I do. And If you are like me, having a “part-time” job in blogging can add to my daily work stress,…

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Top 10 Instant Pot Meal Recipes

Top 10 Instant Pot Meal Recipes

Let your imagination run wild with these top 10 Instant Pot meal recipes If you have been following my blog, you probably remember my post a few months back about how to be a more productive blogger. Well to be true to what I have said, I have finally come up with my regular feature post. And I have made a promise to myself that it’s time to implement it this year. Today being Monday, I am finally doing my…

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Surviving Winter – Preppers Edition

Surviving Winter – Preppers Edition

Severe weather and natural disasters can throw a huge monkey wrench into your prepping plans. That’s why we’ve compiled this in-depth guide to surviving harsh winter – preppers edition. When we think about prepping, we often focus on simply the loss of conveniences: electricity, supermarkets, etc. And of course, the loss of those conveniences can be devastating. However, it’s also important to recognize that the loss of these conveniences can have a great deal more impact if it occurs when…

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Seasonal Vacation Rental Property Fall Cleanup

Seasonal Vacation Rental Property Fall Cleanup

The Fall season is now in full swing. Leaves have totally turned to its glorious, colorful state. I just love the Fall colors! And it is stunning and breath taking in cottage country. But here’s the rundown on how we do our seasonal vacation rental property fall cleanup. You can also refer to it as the “cottage closing” checklist. Most seasonal vacation homes closes down after the Thanksgiving (Canadian) long weekend. People’s cars lined up in the highway to get…

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