5 Tips for Caring for Pet Fish

Goldfish are good starter pets for children due to their short life spans and relatively low-maintenance routine, but don’t mistake low maintenance for no maintenance. True, you won’t have to endure early morning wakeup calls like you would with a puppy or scoop a litter box every day as cat… Read more

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How to Make Your Own Bird Feeder

Teaching your kids how to care for animals is a great first step in explaining the importance and fragility of the environment. And what better way to introduce them to wildlife than by making a bird feeder? Not only will this project allow little ones to exercise their imagination muscles,… Read more

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DIY Grooming Tips

Grooming pets at home may save money, but it’s also stressful. You won’t come across many cats that like to jump in the bathtub, and some dogs share this sentiment. If your pet has a phobia of the barber’s chair, though, you’ll help alleviate stress (both his and yours) by… Read more

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Rainy Day Activities for the Whole Family

Every parent has been there: a Saturday that’s supposed to be warm and sunny—perfect playing-outside weather—suddenly turns gray and rainy. Now instead of running off their seemingly bottomless supply of energy outside, kids are cooped up indoors. It’s only a matter of time before you hear those two dreaded words:… Read more

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The Hidden Gems in Your Freezer Aisle

The Hidden Gems in Your Freezer Aisle When you’re grocery shopping on a budget, the frozen foods aisle may quickly become your best friend. In terms of produce, frozen is almost always cheaper than fresh. But even if money is no object, you still might want to consider taking a… Read more