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5 Must Make Fall Fish Recipes

With cold weather approaching, we’re all seeking the savory deliciousness of comfort foods. Fish may not seem like an obvious choice, but with a convincing list of health benefits, these savory recipes will easily become a staple in your winter repertoire. Cod Chowder with Bacon, Butternut Squash, and Thyme With savory flavors of smoked paprika… Read more »

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Winter Wildlife: How to Attract Wildlife during the Winter Months

The winter months can make your backyard feel a little sparse. Luckily, it’s easy to liven up your outdoor living space with these lush plants and by trying out of some of these tips. Provide Food Sources Animals are constantly seeking out new food, especially in the winter months. Therefore, adding specific food sources to… Read more »

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Flavors of Fall—Delicious Bourbon Cocktails

Bourbon is possibly the perfect spirit for fall. Its warming, rich flavors find their way to the center of your chest, radiating heat and enjoyment throughout. Cozy up to one of these tasty cocktails around your fire pit or fireplace to enjoy crisp air and good times. Bourbon-Spiked Hot Chocolate Hot chocolate is a fall… Read more »

5 Creative Ways To Store Firewood

With colder weather right around the corner, it’s time to start stocking up on firewood for your fire pit or fireplace. When that pickup full of wood arrives at your door, do you know where you’re going to stack it? Of course, the Eagle Bay Dublin Woodbox is a great option, but if it doesn’t… Read more »

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Terrifying Tech: Smart Home-Compatible Halloween Décor

Scare the pants off your neighbors from the comfort of your couch! These high-tech Halloween hacks will turn your house into a modern Amityville horror. From DIY tricks to contemporary decoration pieces, check out this terrifying rundown. Digital Decorating Kit This high-def display kit from Atmos FX allows you to project images of demons, ghouls… Read more »

7 Screening Plant Styles for Privacy and How to Use Them

Choosing the right plants for your outdoor living space can create seamless transitions between different areas while also offering you more privacy. Here are seven great options for your outdoor space. Evergreen Trees   For year-round coverage, there’s no better option than evergreen trees. They are capable of creating a dense privacy screen while also… Read more »

Keep It Buzzin’: Backyard Bee Attractants

Photo: Pixabay  Flora and fauna both benefit from the presence of bees. Bees promote cross-pollination and are a critical link in most ecosystems. Due to the decline in bee populations, it’s more difficult to attract them. Here are some tips to keep your local bee population thriving, benefitting your garden and landscape. Offer Cover Photo:… Read more »

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Yardinator: Rise of the Mowbots

The robot takeover has begun. It was only a matter of time before those handy little household vacuums attached spinning blades to themselves and made their way into our yards. Here’s everything you need to know about 2019’s best robotic lawn mowers. Robomow RS630 This 44-pound bot comes equipped with two blades, allowing it to… Read more »

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Meat Master: The No BS Guide to Grilling Steak

It’s the age-old debate: What’s the best way to cook and season a steak? We consulted experts from butchers to chefs to food scientists and got some answers on how to become a true meat master. Choosing the Steak The butcher’s case can be overwhelming. Choosing the right cut and tenderness will help determine the… Read more »

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Big Bird: Tasty Whole Bird Grill Recipes

Spending your evenings grilling delicious food is a rite of spring, but it’s easy to get tired of the same old chicken breast, steak or burgers. From spatchcocked whole chicken to brined poussin, shake up your summer with a whole bird at the center of your table. Garlic and Herb Spatchcock Grilled Chicken Garlic and… Read more »

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Gleeful Gardening: Everything You Need to Know About Raised Bed Gardens

Raised bed gardens offer several benefits, including nutrient-dense soil, modularity and the ability to blend them with your existing outdoor living space. They dry out faster than ground soil, allowing you to plant sooner in the season, and are an excellent way to add a garden of nearly any size to your backyard. If you’re… Read more »

Veg Out: Five Surprisingly Delicious Vegetarian Grill Recipes

It’s cookout season! With spring in full bloom, it’s time to spend time outside with friends and neighbors around the fire pit. Below are some unique recipes to help you veg out. Grilled Eggplant, Halloumi and Pesto Burgers  Photo: VeggieBelly One great thing about vegetarian recipes is cooking with things you can’t pronounce. Halloumi is… Read more »

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Flower Power: Floral Spring Cocktails

Flowers are being used more and more often to complement flavors in foods and cocktails while adding aesthetic beauty. Capture the sights and smells of spring in a uniquely floral cocktail with one of these clever recipes. Sakura Martini Photo: Saveur   Created by Tokyo native Kenta Goto of Bar Goto, this inventive cocktail combines… Read more »

Have a Seat: The Most Comfortable Outdoor Furniture

Spring’s right around the corner and now is the perfect time to redecorate your outdoor living space. While many patio furniture trends follow interior design trends, outdoor furniture must also seamlessly combine form and function. Use these tips and furniture picks to make shopping even easier. Design Tips Here are a few considerations and trends… Read more »

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Stew Crazy: Delicious Stews to Make in Your Outdoor Kitchen

Don’t let the winter chill keep you stewing inside all day. Preparing a tasty stew in your outdoor kitchen is as easy as making sure you have the right pot and ingredients on hand. Brunswick stew has long been regarded as a fall tradition, with roots dating back to the early 1800s. In the South,… Read more »

Style Watch: 2019’s Biggest Outdoor Living Trends

Spring is right around the corner, and with it comes chirping birds, warming sunshine, and blooming flowers. Maximize your time outside by creating the outdoor living space of your dreams. We’ve gathered some of the hottest outdoor living trends of 2019 to help you get some inspiration for your patio design. Textured Walls Walls are… Read more »

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Winter Ready: Quick Tips to Prep Your Patio for Seasonal Storms

Winter’s the perfect time to enjoy the company of friends and family around a crackling fire on your patio. Whether you’re hosting an oyster roast or grilling out, prepping your outdoor living space for the elements will ensure its longevity and maximize your comfort. Clean Sweep Using a leaf blower or broom to regularly remove… Read more »

Patio Function: Design Tips for Your Outdoor Living Space

What sets the Eagle Bay Hardscapes contractor family apart is the ability to build spaces that are aesthetically pleasing and highly functional. Whether you’re starting to plan a project yourself or working with the Eagle Bay Design Studio, these design tips will give you some inspiration as you’re thinking about how to create the outdoor… Read more »

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Get Shuckin’: Winter Oyster Roasting Tips

Winter oyster roasts are an honored, delicious southern tradition. Oysters are in their peak seasons during the winter months, making it the best time to get fresh oysters to enjoy while standing around a roaring fire with friends and enjoying a cold beer. Here are some tips to make hosting your own oyster roast a… Read more »

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Festive Favorites: Southern Takes on Christmas Cocktails

Holiday cheer is best served cold. We gathered up some classic Southern cocktail recipes and gave them a festive twist for the holiday season. Try out one of these tasty recipes at your next party or around the firepit on a crisp night. Holiday Milk Punch Milk punch is a Southern staple originating from New… Read more »