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The Power of Love...

Well, it’s certainly been a difficult week and I hope you’ll forgive the lack of an offering for the history-junkie today. Everyone has their own ways of dealing with the stuff that happens and mine are simply to walk in the countryside and to stitch and that’s what I’ve been doing. 223 more words

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Refrigerator Crisper Drawers

Most of the newer refrigerator crispers have humidity settings on the drawers that open or close a window in the drawer. For the low humidity setting the window is completely open; for the high humidity setting it is completely closed. 90 more words

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Trader Joe's is Open in Hoboken

OK – real quick – I went to the new Trader Joe’s in Hoboken.

Game changer.

I should start by saying that for the past few years I’ve been driving to Edgewater once a month or so to stock up on my favorite Trader Joe’s goodies. 283 more words

Jersey City

Mother's Day: Somebody Mopped the Floor

I woke up with the same sore throat I’ve had since Thursday. To be fair, it felt better than tiny incense sticks pricking me at each swallow. 258 more words

Mel Kozakiewicz

Conference, conference, conference, garden

I’ve been a busy academic lately. A week ago, my university hosted the spring conference for the Historical Association that I’ve been an office of for the past couple of years. 313 more words

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Celebrate Earth Day with these Environmentally-Friendly Home Features


Home Buyers Seek Energy-Efficiency!

According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), going green is not just a passing phase. In the housing market, home buyers continue to seek out energy-efficient and environmentally friendly features in their search for a new house. 262 more words

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Converting to Gas for Energy-Efficient Ambiance

A traditional wood-burning fireplace may look grand in the living room, especially when it’s glowing with a cozy fire. But beyond the historical charm, traditional fireplaces can be inefficient and impractical. 548 more words

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