Automatically Fold Your Clothes

Do the piles of laundry around your home bug you? Most people wash at least three loads per week, and some with larger families will wash many more. Once the automatic washer and dryer are finished with the loads of laundry, then it is time to fold the clothes manually and put them away. What if you could automatically fold the clothes instead of having to fold them manually? Well, if FoldiMate has its way, you soon will have its machine do the work. FoldiMate is expected to be available for purchase later this year.   So a machine like …

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Evaluate Your Landscape and Tools

As we enter the last full month of winter, and spring is around the corner it is a good time to evaluate your landscape and tools. This year the weather is predicted to be mild in February so starting a little work in your yard on the weekend should be easy to accomplish. How does your turf look? Are there bare spots you neglected to fill? Although it is not time to plant grass yet, you can see if you will need to add a pallet of sod, or if a little seeding will do and plan accordingly. Do the …

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Valentine’s Date

Planning something special for your valentine does not have to be difficult, or expensive. If you have been with your sweetheart for a while you will learn about things they like and dislike. Do they like surprises? If not, then you should avoid them (the surprises that is). When is the last time you have taken your significant other to the place you met, proposed, or had a very special memory? If it has been a while since you have gone there that is a romantic idea that can be special for both of you. Planning something at home can …

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Triple Layer Dark Chocolate Cake & Choco-coffee Ganache

When it comes to cakes, chocolate is often a favorite for many. This month we are sharing a recipe for a special cake that is sure to please you and your valentine. Cake Time: 45 minutes Effort: Easy Serves: 4   Ingredients 1/2 cup unbleached all-purpose flour 1/4 cup sugar 2 tbsp. cocoa powder 1/4 tsp. baking soda 1/3 cup water 1 tsp. vanilla essence 2 tbsp. unsalted butter, melted 1 tsp. white vinegar   Directions Preheat oven to 350F, making sure the rack is in the middle of the oven. Butter and flour a 5″ x 8 1/2″ oblong …

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