Autumn has arrived!Before you start thinking about the upcoming holidays (right around the corner!) let's take a little time to step back and enjoy Fall for a moment. Here's some things that you may enjoy...
Fun Facts About Autumn
1. Did you know that according to seasonal patterns of relationships in Facebook profiles, autumn is the time when more singles change their status to "In a Relationship" or "Engaged" than the yearly average? More breakups occur during the summertime.
2. When leaves turn colors in the fall, they actually are returning to their normal colors. During the summer months, the chlorophyll present in the leaves causes the leaves to turn green, blocking the leaves' actual colors.
3. Wow...there are LOTS of celebrities with birthdays in the month of November. Do you have, or know someone who has, a birthday this month? Here's a fun chart showing celebrity birthdays broken down day by day.
(BPT)-It doesn't take much effort to run your household in a more eco-friendly way. You might even be surprised by how much money you can save.
"A small change can make a big difference," says Charles Valinotti, senior vice president of an insurance company which recently implemented a series of small environmental changes and the savings are adding up. "These are changes anyone could make in their own home. We just did it on a larger scale."...read more
How to insulate your house quickly for winter
(NC) The Canadian climate gives us four unique seasons with a significant range in temperature and humidity. This presents a challenge for heating and cooling, but insulation can be the best line of defence to ensure a comfortable home year round. Proper insulation will keep you warm throughout the winter and cool in the summer....read more
Since this space is likely to have quite a few visitors, it's essential that you can always find what you need and your buds have plenty of space to celebrate. Tip one: Never lose the remote. Velcro works great for securing the remote to a designated space on the wall; that way it's always in the right place. ...read more
Simple steps to perfect slow-cooker meals
"This isn't your mother's slow cooker," says Ginny Bean, publisher and founder of Ginny's catalog and Ginnys.com. "Beyond coming in bright colors and stunning designs, many of today's models are programmable, with digital timers that start automatically, and a self-adjust feature that switches the temperature to 'keep warm' at the end of cooking." ...read more
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