Entries by Katie Schwend

To Saute or Pan Fry

When a recipe tells me to saute’ onions and garlic, I chop everything up into small pieces and put it in a skillet with a little oil. When the onions are translucent, I figure they are done and go on with the recipe. I knew how to do this, but never knew why until I […]

Now is the time for Amaryllis

Amaryllis Plant from October until the end of April. Flowers bloomLate December until the end of June. Flowering time is 7-10 weeks. Of all flowering bulbs, amaryllis are the easiest to bring to bloom.  This can be accomplished indoors or out, and over an extended period of time. The amaryllis comes in many beautiful varieties […]

Durable workwear for outdoors

MADE IN THE USA Since 1997, more than 600 textile factories have closed in the U.S. Today, less than 2% of the apparel purchased in the U.S. is actually made in the U.S. Carhartt gear is part of that 2%. Since 1998, Carhartt has made 57 million pieces of apparel in the U.S. and everything […]

Choosing a Leaf Blower

General facts about Husqvarna leaf blowers There is a wide range of features available to provide specific solutions for specific needs. Consider the following: If keeping noise to a minimum is a top priority, look for a blower with noise dampening technology. Husqvarna’s 356BT backpack blower is especially designed to emit low noise, enabling you […]