YOUNG AT HEART: Staying active is a balancing act for body, mind and soul – Alpena News | NutSocia

News photo by Darby Hinkley Beverly Kindt, 81, smiles next to a large sunflower in her side garden in Alpena on Monday afternoon. ALPENA — If you think age is holding you back, you haven’t met these ladies. Beverly Kindt, 81, and Marilynn Baukol, 79, both say staying active as a senior is exhausting, but … Read more

Tips for decluttering the home – ABC News | NutSocia

When a loved one dies, there are many practical and organizational things that need to be done. Tidying up your home and deciding what to do with all your belongings can be a very daunting and emotional task. Olivia (name changed for privacy reasons) found the experience a bit overwhelming, first helping her father downsize … Read more

Bob Walsmith: Drought Tolerant Plants and Creative Tips for a Thirst Less Garden – Noozhawk | NutSocia

Although life is paradise here in Santa Barbara, we have a growing problem with water shortages. With this lack of water comes the problem of maintaining our beautiful yards with beautiful landscapes. However, if you follow the tips below, you could still have an amazing garden and not worry about wasting water. Drought happens everywhere, … Read more

Despite its withdrawal, ODF is still planning a meeting in Redmond for tonight on the controversial wildfire risk map – KTVZ | NutSocia

REDMOND, Ore. (KTVZ)–The Oregon Department of Forests is holding a community meeting on its controversial wildfire risk map tonight at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds, despite the agency’s recent decision to withdraw and revise the map. The agency released the map to meet the state Legislature’s June 30 deadline, but withdrew it over criticism of its … Read more

How a New Jersey Furniture Retailer Improves the Shopping Experience for Upscale Customers – Furniture Today | NutSocia

The Farmhouse Store is launching a new partnership with Barsky Art Gallery on August 11th. WESTFIELD, NJ – Beginning August 11, furniture shoppers will be able to add quality art to their carts alongside furniture and décor at The Farmhouse Store, a premium home furnishings store in Westfield. Owner Kelly Richardson, who bought the retail … Read more

Crown Heights Block at Lincoln Place Wins Grand Prize in Greenest Block in Brooklyn Contest – Brownstoner | NutSocia

It’s official: Lincoln Place between New York and Nostrand Avenue in Crown Heights is the greenest block in Brooklyn. The winner of the annual competition, hosted by the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, was announced by BBG President Adrian Benepe in a press conference this morning. It is the second straight year that Crown Heights’ Preserving Lincoln’s … Read more

EDDIE SEAGLE: August time is mom time | Lifestyles | – Moultrie Observer | NutSocia

“August is ripening corn in the fields, lively dahlias fly, huge ruffled blossoms through gardens, and Joe Pye weeds pollinate the meadow purple.” Jean Hersey. “During this period in August it was a delight to see the red moons fading to white.” Algernon Charles Swinburne. “In August the great masses of berries, which during their … Read more

Shaping the future: Plans for new college fit ISU’s mission – Illinois State University News | NutSocia

History is being repeated at Illinois State University as the establishment of a college of engineering moves forward following approval by the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) and ISU Board of Trustees (BOT) this spring. The effort and energy put into the founding of ISU’s seventh college by the governing authorities reflects the motivation … Read more

Masonite Giving Away New Front Doors In Back-to-School New Grade Upgrade Contest – | NutSocia

Masonite is partnering with TV host and burglary control expert John Gidding to share Tips for upgrading your front door for great-looking school enrollment photos by chance to win a new Masonite Performance Door System Masonite International Corporation, a leading global designer, manufacturer, marketer and distributor of interior and exterior doors, today announced its New … Read more

6 Super Important Things You Need To Know Before Buying A Vacuum Cleaner, According To Appliance And Cleaning Pros – The Kitchn | NutSocia

released about 13 hours ago We independently select these products – if you buy through one of our links, we may earn a commission. All prices correct at time of publication. Whether you’re hearing a vacuum suck up dirt, debris, and crumbs tucked away in your kitchen, or creating a pattern of perfectly spaced vacuum … Read more