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Okay everyone, I have a confession to make: until a week ago, we didn’t own a working lawn mower. Thanks to our assortment of spring flowers, we got by for a while on the excuse that our yard was “cottage style.”

But then a storm came through in the middle of the night. We woke up to a yard full of scattered tree branches and flower petals. On top of that, it seemed like the rain caused the grass (and weeds) to shoot up two feet! With visions of Cinco de Mayo festivities dancing in our heads, we knew it was time to clean outside of the house. With help from a dear friend, we are now proud owners of a fully-functional lawn mower and a tidy lawn.

If you’re like us and have been neglecting your yard, now is the perfect time to give it a makeover just in time for summer – barbecue season, anyone?

Start with the gutters. The rule of cleaning from top to bottom still applies outdoors. Cleaning the gutters will remove any debris that built up over winter.

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Sometimes our adorable little ones create havoc. But, they’re family — and we’ll lovingly work to solve all those issues. On the flip side, sometimes we have to deal with not-so-cute little ones (like termites and mosquitoes) and we just want to be rid of these nuisances. Are you feelin’ me on this? DIY Network obviously does and has offered the solutions needed to handle both our pet and pest issues.

Pets and Pests

How to Handle Dog-Chewed Furniture

Pets and Pests

Menacing Mosquitoes Have to Go!

So tell me, what “pet or pest” problems are you tackling?

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