Home & Garden2021-01-07T14:21:12-05:00


Palm Sunday Arrangements from Roaring Oaks Florist

This Sunday is Palm Sunday and though those celebrating the Christian observance might find themselves doing so a bit differently this year, as per the Christian calendar, Palm Sunday falls on the Sunday immediately preceding the Easter holiday itself, making this Sunday of prime importance to those keeping the faith. Perhaps of just as much importance are the titular decorations associated with Palm Sunday because the venerated day signifies the commencement of the Holy Week. In scripture, Palm Sunday commemorates the day Christ entered the […]

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Easter Bouquets with Country Gardeners Florist

Shopping for Easter bouquets can only mean one thing- Spring has arrived. Despite a relatively mild Winter this year in our area, we can still take pride in saying goodbye to gray skies, cold temperatures and dreary days and hello blossoming landscapes, plentiful sunshine and hopefully, greener pastures ahead. To celebrate the wealth of nature’s bounty in the greater Hudson Valley, Northwest Connecticut and Western Massachusetts, the folks at Country Gardeners Florist have put together a seasonal bouquet to not only ring in the Easter […]

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Seasonal Bouquets with Roaring Oaks Florist

It’s never too early to begin dreaming of the potential beautification of your front lawn gardenscape or updating your spring curb appeal for passing neighbors or your own self-esteem boost. Fortunately for Spring enthusiasts, there are a variety of seasonal arrangements characterized by brilliant, effervescent flowers to choose from for every occasion. Whether it’s for the upcoming Easter holiday, a meticulously planned Spring wedding, or simply to brighten up your own home landscape, the folks at Roaring Oaks Florist have put together a number of […]

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Spring Cleaning with Ashley

We all have so much unexpected time on our hands right now – so let the Spring-Cleaning begin!

Here are a few ideas for you to keep in mind as your attempt to scale the mountain of  your winter belongings:

– When cleaning out your kitchen cabinets, I’m sure you’ll stumble upon some canned goods you will never end up eating yourself. If they of course are still in-date, consider donating them to your local food pantry – especially during this difficult time.

– If you’re like me, […]

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Country Gardeners Florist Presents- Arrangements in Bloom

There is almost nothing in life (apart from those of us with an abnormally large sweet tooth) that warms our collective hearts as much as the gift of flowers or floral arrangements. Whether it’s a single rose meant to show love or affection, or a bouquet of carefully selected flowers that burst with color to show friendship, appreciation, or just plain goodwill, flowers are universally enjoyed in any way shape or form we receive them. Not only are these plants aesthetically pleasing, they also offer […]

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Consulting for Comfort, Home, Life

Leslie Flood Interiors Evolves with Style. Nestled in one of the many nooks destined to be discovered by the interior design fanatic along Millerton, NY’s Main Street sits a business whose decades long presence in the village refuses to beget any resistance to its constant evolution in professional style. Established in 1991, Leslie Flood Interiors continues to find itself at the forefront the Hudson Valley’s interior design landscape necessitated by Millerton’s expanding reputation as the area’s premiere destination for every design need. As the namesake of […]

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Fall is Time to Inspect Your Garage Door

Fall is one of the busiest times of year for garage door service calls as everyone prepares their homes for the winter months ahead.

As most people use their garage doors several times a day we don’t often think of the wear and tear seasons bring.  Garage Doors have a huge impact on the value as they contribute to the curb appeal and are the largest mechanical device on most homes.  We highly recommend yearly preventative maintenance, cleaning the exterior and interior, lubricating tracks, checking alignment, […]

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