If you said a rake or the trees and bushes we lost during the blizzard, you’d be accurate but that’s but not the point. What’s really missing?
Which is trivia. What is not trivial is my deep gratitude to our Vets and my hope that all who read this will support them, now and as they need it in the future.
Below are links to several highly organizations that help Veterans and active servicemen and women; we hope our readers will read down and find one they like.
To Veterans: Thank you for going to war and risking your life, limbs, peace of mind, and things I can’t even imagine.
Ugly, isn’t it. Putting the despicable character and fictional murder aside, much of what Jack Nicholson/Colonel Jessup says is actually very true. Protecting the USA and the liberties we take for granted is an ugly business. War is horrible but we do need people willing to pick up guns and stand posts to protect us.
Today, we recognize Vets who served in unpopular and/or often overlooked wars, conflicts and missions. Specifically, Vets that people don’t always want to think about who did stand on “that wall” so that I can write this and you can disagree with it without fear of repercussions. Continue reading
This Veterans Day weekend, between Friday to Monday, we are highlighting the reasons why our Veterans need your support.
Today, we’re focusing on women Veterans.
Women have been involved in all US wars since the Revolution, officially and unofficially. Over time, their roles have changed. But, did you know that women were not officially recognized as Veterans until 1994? Continue reading
With so many different types of fire pits available with a broad range of features and prices, there’s bound to be one that’s perfect for you.
Find out what to look for and compare when making your purchase decision, what fire pits may be dangerous (even recalled) and still are for sale online, and basic fire pit safety with this post.
Now that summer’s over, it’s time to pay the fiddler for summer foliage, garden annuals and perennials. For many of us around the United States, fall cleanup time is already here or rapidly approaching.
Once the rakes and leaf blowers come out, it’s very easy to unintentionally damage solar lights, or any landscape lighting for that matter.
Luckily, there are also some very easy things you can to make sure your outdoor lights survive fall cleanup! Continue reading
In most cases, summer is the time of year when solar lights and other solar products for the home and garden work their best.
Just like every season, you need to do a few things to get the best performance. For example, there’s usually lots more sun and more hours of sun. Still, you need to look out for how the shade changes in the summer.
Heat, pollen and dust are also issues that require a bit of your attention to get the best performance out of your products.
Here’s our top three things to do to get the most out of your solar lights and other solar products this summer. Continue reading
Mosquitoes are already a problem in many areas of the United States.
Whether you live there, or in an area where mosquitoes are just beginning to be a concern, there’s lots you can due to reduce mosquitoes from your outdoor (and indoor) living areas.
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- 2013 Industry Trends In Solar Lighting
- SolarFlairLighting.com Product News: new product lines (pond lighting; American-made solar streetlights)
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