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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!

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Simply Snack Time!

The holidays are quickly approaching and with that comes, at least for me, the feeling that I just don’t have enough time. In the age of social media, I constantly see people posting all these pictures of amazing snack foods that they are taking to various get-togethers. I see intricately decorated cookies and perfectly designed […]

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Recycled, Upcycled Holiday

The holiday season is a perfect time to experiment with making recycled and upcycled gifts and decorations. When you give a gift made from recycled materials, you are not only giving a thoughtful handmade gift – you are also giving a gift with a teensy-weensy carbon footprint! And who doesn’t love that?

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Cookbook Review: The Kitchn Cookbook

Earlier this month I had at least 5 brand new cookbooks arrive within a few days and I intended to try at least one recipe from each throughout one or two weeks. Instead, I ended up cooking from only one over a two week period. I have been following The Kitchn, a website dedicated to recipes, […]

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November Blog

As Seen on TV

Hooked on HGTV and wanting more ideas from the design hosts? Here is a list of books the library owns written by some of your favorite HGTV designers. You can find these titles, and many others on interior and exterior design in the Home Neighborhood at TSCPL. Jamie Durie’s The Outdoor Room Robert and Cortney […]

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Cooking for Thanksgiving

Do not panic. You officially have less than a month to plan a Thanksgiving feast and you will pull it off! Start with the basics Will you be traveling, hosting, or just relaxing and eating? No matter where you celebrate, if you plan to host a crowd or make a dish for a holiday potluck, […]

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Kitchen and Bath Month

October is Kitchen and Bath Month. Come browse the Home Neighborhood to get some inspiration for your kitchen or bath remodel.

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