Thinking about remodeling, making a craft, cooking a new dish, working on your garden, or training your pet? The Around the Home section has resources from house plans to appliance repair, training your pet, cooking, and so much more. Stop by to get your project off to a good start!
About this time of the summer you might be wondering if the bugs are going to leave anything in the garden for you! If you are like me, you’ll want to use a minimum of chemicals in the garden, but that doesn’t mean that you have to give in to insect pests.
Summer is a great time to collect natural materials to use in your arts and crafts.
Have you ever wanted to come home at the end of a long day and walk into your house to smell a wonderful aroma because dinner was already cooked? I know that I have and that’s where my slow cooker comes into play. I had never realized how much a slow cooker could make my […]
The gardening season is in full swing now and the Lawn & Garden Neighborhood has a great crop of new gardening books for you to peruse, devour, pour over, dream of, be inspired by, absorb information from and spark your imagination!
Learn to rubber stamp, cross stitch, knit & more with an arts & crafts kit.
Most dog trainers have a canine behavior that irks them more than others. Personally I don’t enjoy walking a dog who constantly pulls on his leash. I like a dog with polite leash manners, but I won’t resort to punishment-based tools like choke collars, prong collars, or shock collars to get this behavior.
Want to change the interior style of your home? An easy way to do this is by adding or changing trim and molding on the inside of your home. Some of the great things trimwork adds or modifies include: creating a separation of rooms, adding a splash of color, making a room appear larger, changing […]
It is one of my favorite times of the year! The Edible Book Festival is coming up on April 3rd from 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Now what is the Edible Book Festival, you may ask? The first time that I heard about the Edible Book Festival, I will honestly admit I was a little […]
The library has quilting resources for traditionalists and newbies alike.
March is a time of year when the weather is even more of a wild card than usual, but it’s a perfect time to start planning my summer gardens, and naturally, the library is my go-to place for ideas and information.
Winter is finally coming to an end, and if you’re like me, you can’t wait to get started on outdoor projects. Whether you are looking for outdoor entertainment, a children’s play area, an outdoor cooking space or even a pool, we have lots of books with great tips on getting started this spring. Adding pavers […]
Is anyone else watching The Great British Baking Show?* It’s on PBS on Sunday nights and I’ve been obsessed for the past two months. It’s just so very British – from the gorgeous estate where they set up the competition tent, to the Union Jack bunting everywhere, to the way they call cookies “biscuits” […]