Lifestyles

Downsizing? It can actually be fun

Nov 7th, 2017 | By

Sorting through years of accumulated clothes, tools and kitchenware can be draining. And then there are the boxes of photos and mementos from children’s school days. Suddenly, it all becomes real – and overwhelming. How do you decide what to keep and what to toss? According to the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals,
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Transitioning houseplants from summer to winter

Oct 10th, 2017 | By

Help your houseplants make a smooth transition from their outdoor summer home back inside for winter. The lower light and humidity indoors along with any insects that hitched a ride indoors make it difficult to keep these plants looking their best. Give them a shower before they move indoors.  A gentle blast of water washes
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Another Memory Cafe for Alzheimer’s socializing

Sep 12th, 2017 | By

Just as September heralds the start of the new school year, the latest Memory Cafe in Pierce County will open this month. HomeWell Senior Care, in partnership with Lutheran Community Services Northwest (LCSNW), is launching the first Memory Cafe to Puyallup. It will be held at Mrs. Turner’s Restaurant at 701 E. Main St. on
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With fall around the corner, think of your lawn’s health

Aug 30th, 2017 | By
With fall around the corner, think of your lawn’s health

Do just one thing this fall and you can improve the health and vigor of your lawn.  Fall fertilization helps lawns recover from the stresses of summer and provides needed nutrients to grow deeper roots and a denser stand of grass. And that means fewer weeds and a healthier lawn that’s more resistant to drought,
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