How to make up your home for guests.

Having guests stay in the near future? Today, I am sharing how to make your guest room cozy and inviting for anyone who is staying at your home. From organizing tips to adding warm layers, keep scrolling to find out how-to make your guest room ready for friends and family. more…

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Dar Williams: How to Make Your Town Somewhere Everyone Wants to Live

It doesn’t start with love. If you want to live in a great town, but you’re not quite there yet, you don’t just start to build that town with love, peace, civility, or morality. You start with a hill.…

via Dar Williams: How to Make Your Town Somewhere Everyone Wants to Live — TIME

Gamers cheer as Infinity Blade 2 drops to $1 on the App Store (Reg. $7)

We are now seeing Infinity Blade 2 on iOS for $1. Regularly $7, outside of a brief free sale back in February this is matching the best price we have tracked this year. Rated 4+ stars from over 153,000 gamers. more…

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#SteelyDan Co-Founder Walter Becker Dies at 67

Walter Becker, the co-founder and guitarist of the influential rock duo Steely Dan, died on Sunday at the age of 67. His death was announced on his website, alongside an image of him as a child next to one of him as an adult holding a guitar.

via Steely Dan Co-Founder Walter Becker Dies at 67 — TIME

Here’s What Celebrities Are Doing About Hurricane Harvey

After sweeping through Houston and moving onto Louisiana, Hurricane Harvey has left more than 32,000 homeless and caused as much as $100 billion in damage. In response, many celebrities have taken to social media platforms to share their plans to help support victims of flooding and displacement. Beyoncé, who is a Houston native and maintains…

via Here’s What Celebrities Are Doing About Hurricane Harvey — TIME

Landscape as a Source of Environmental Change

Garden Revolution: How Our Landscapes Can Be a Source of Environmental Change by Larry Weaner and Thomas Christopher (Timber Press, 2016) is part of a trend in garden design to use natural plant communities as a model for gardening. In this sense, it fits together well with Darke and Tallamy’s 2014 book The Living Landscape […]

via Favorite Garden Books: Garden Revolution — Jean’s Garden