Steps To Transition to Country Living

When you are moving, there are many things to consider. You’ll need to think about the logistics of your move, like how much it will cost and what services you might need (like movers). It’s also important to look at the emotional aspects of a move, like finding new friends or dealing with feelings of isolation in an unfamiliar place. Transitioning to a rural setting from city life necessitates adequate planning and acclimatization. It provides you the opportunity to step away from the buzz of the city and quiet down, step out, and feel the fresh air. But it’s not as simple as it sounds to relocate; it’s very important to learn how to adapt to your new environment.

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Tips to Help Create a Self-Sustaining Garden

Many of us spend a lot of time in the garden trying to get it to look the way we want it to. Maintaining and sustaining a garden can take a lot of work, but it doesn’t need to. In fact, if you’re prepared to put the initial work in to plan, you can create a garden that does a lot of self maintainance. Most of the work involved in creating a self-sustaining garden gets done during the planning phase. When you put more thought into the set-up of your garden, you’ll reduce the amount of care and maintenance required to keep it going. If you’re new to gardening or you’re unsure how to make it self-sufficient, these tips can help you get started:

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Create an Office Oasis to Enjoy Remote Work

In the past, I  worked for several years in a sales job. It required the set up of a home office, organizing information,  and the development of a schedule for me to complete all necessary activities. Now I am a blogger and like many people working from home is a daily way of life. However, while working from home has many perks, it is not without its difficulties.  Working at home can be a difficult adjustment that could impact  work productivity as well as health and wellness.   While you have the best intentions to stay fit and healthy,  make your physical, mental, and emotional health a priority with healthy home work habits.  

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Watchful Woman Mural, Lakeland, Florida

Downtown Lakeland, Florida has many murals from various local artists. Today I’m sharing one of my favorites. Watchful Woman is considered by many to be one of the most interesting murals. You have to look twice. You can catch this art in the alley by Thom Downs Antiques. I love the colors.

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Simple Plumbing Maintenance

Whether you’re a new home owner or a veteran of many years, everyone should plan for maintenace of their homes. Several years ago I did several posts on spring tasks and fall tasks for your home. Everything can wear out over time. It’s so important to set aside money each month for home repairs and to do inspections and simple repairs. Of course you want to do whatever you can to entirely prevent future maintenance issues, but it’s honestly not always that easy. Today let’s discuss maintaining your plumbing.

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