Let nature do fall

October 4, 2017 0

Maybe I’m the odd one, but I just can’t seem to wrap my head around raking up leaves, stuffing them into a big black garbage bag and setting them out on the curb to be picked up in a truck, driven across town and buried. Through spring and summer, trees [ . . . ]

Tips for wrapping up summer

October 4, 2017 0

By now you may be asking yourself, “Where the heck did summer go?” Summer in western Colorado tends to linger well into October. We may have a month of good weather left, but it’s never too early to get started on pre-winter chores. Winterize your home Depending on your location [ . . . ]

Do you really need a Realtor?

August 29, 2017 0

The kids are grown and gone, and you’re rattling around what used to be a full house, wondering if you should downsize. Maybe you’ve considered hiring a Realtor to represent you, but then you think, “How hard can it be? Lots of people sell homes on their own, and I [ . . . ]

Feng shui: Practical ideas, solutions for the Western world

August 29, 2017 0

By Anita Alexandra, Art5 Element Designs Feng shui is the art of arranging your environment in a harmonious way in order to support a healthier, happier and more balanced life. Although feng shui seems like a mysterious and foreign concept to us Westerners, it’s actually a very practical system of [ . . . ]

Consider cover crops: A full-circle garden starts with soil

August 28, 2017 0

Summer is fading and fall is creeping in. We’re canning, pickling and drying. We’re eating tomatoes with every meal, cooking squashes and making vegetable soups. We’re pulling out plants that have had their fun. And as we mosey around the garden, we have something to consider: the cycle continues. Fall [ . . . ]

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