Alicia is a freelance writer who covers everything from pets to cocktails, with cocktails being her favorite. Her loves in life include cheap wine, overpriced lattes, and avoiding exercise at all costs, all while trying to stay slim. She has a passion for giving back which typically involves weekends spent with sick children or a home filled with homeless pets. Follow along on her personal blog Giving the Good Lifeor on Facebook.
Truth be told, butterflies don’t offer any major benefit to your garden but they are pretty to look at. They are generally attracted to bright flowers so creating a garden they love will be just as pleasing to you as it is to them.Read Full Story
Some dogs will eat just about anything in their reach. Rocks, weeds, socks … nothing is off-limits for some pets. When you're planning your garden you may want to consider avoiding poisonous plants or put them only in areas pets can't reach. Regardless of how gorgeous a plant is, it's not worth a trip to the vet, or worse yet, the loss of a pet.Read Full Story
The happiest day of your life doesn’t have to be an epic disaster for Mother Earth, full of discarded embossed paper and wilted flowers. Keeping the environment in mind while you plan your wedding may do more than just save the Earth, it may actually save you some green, too.Read Full Story
Even if you think bird-watching is a little lame, there are upsides to having the winged creatures in your yard -- I can think of no better reason than the fact that they eat bugs. Although some birds can also be a nuisance since they can make a mess and they may even go after your veggies, hummingbirds are gorgeous, and just buzz around and provide a little outdoor entertainment. Adding a few of their favorite plants to your yard will ensure you have the little birds whizzing around all season.Read Full Story
Travel agents may just be one of the most under-utilized professionals, thanks to a vast amount of information available on the Internet. Next time you are planning a vacation, before you hop online, consider contacting a travel agent. Travel agents may just save you time and money.Read Full Story
In recent news, it turns out teens are failing all courses in common sense but acing tests related to creative ways to get drunk. First it was vodka shots in the eye ball, then tampons soaked in booze and now the rebellious but not so wise teens are turning to hand sanitizer to get their latest buzz.Read Full Story
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