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Showing posts from November, 2023

Five Keys to Growing A Healthy Ficus Tree

Have you ever wondered how a single Ficus benjamina tree could become a beloved part of your home for decades, thriving and growing alongside your family?  If you haven’t yet, you might consider the addition of this living, air-purifying companion in your home that not only beautifies your space but also stands the test of time.  You may know this tree as either a Ficus benjamina or a weeping fig.   I have loved growing a ficus tree in my home for 36 years. It’s remarkable that I've had this tree for so long.   How to Grow A Ficus Tree Inside for Decades When thinking about how I managed to keep this indoor ficus tree happy, healthy, and growing strong all these years it boiled down to five key Ficus benjamina plant care tips. Follow these tips and you can have a happy, healthy ficus tree in your home for many years, too.

10 Easy Tips to Host a Holiday Dinner Without Stress

The holidays are a time for celebration with family and friends, but they can also be a stressful time for home cooks. However, there are a few simple tips that home cooks can use to relieve stress and make holiday food preparation more enjoyable. I’ve been writing this blog since 2011 and over the years I have gathered the best tips busy home cooks swear by. These tips will help you breeze through the holiday madness and savor precious moments with loved ones. Stress-Free Holiday Dinner Tips  This post includes affiliate links. Here are the top ten hacks that home cooks rely on to relieve holiday dinner stress:

Carrot Loaf Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

This Carrot Loaf Cake recipe is not just your ordinary dessert; it delivers all the sweet, moist, and tender memories of your favorite carrot cake with the easy preparation of a loaf cake.  You'll love it's easy preparation when planning your holiday dessert table. Imagine the smiles and satisfaction that will follow when you serve up a slice of this homemade goodness. Moist and Delicious Carrot Loaf Cake (I use affiliate links in this blog post.) Let's preheat the oven, and get baking this perfectly moist Carrot Loaf Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting. You'll find it's a breeze for you to replicate at home. If you're ready to bring a slice of homemade happiness to your holiday table, keep reading.