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Homeworthy Tips April 2014

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Home Maintenance Musts: Water Heater
 

As water is pumped into your water heater, dirt, sediment and minerals settle and build up at the bottom. This can cause rust and corrosion, which shortens its lifespan. Depending on your water quality, these extra "ingredients" can add up rather quickly, limiting your water heater's efficiency and costing you in the long run. Use these simple maintenance tips to keep your water heater running strong all year long.
 

Water Heater Maintenace . . .

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Tips to Save On Your Home's
Spring & Summer Energy Bill

 
Home Energy Savings
We're all looking to save some money and one of the easier ways is to cut down on your energy bill. There are many simple and inexpensive actions you can take right now to ensure maximum savings through the spring and summer months. Use these tips on a daily basis to cut down on your home's energy usage and help save money in the months ahead. 
 

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Remodeling Your Home
While Raising A Family
 

You just bought your new home, and the back bedroom already needs an update. Maybe you've been in your home for a few years and it’s time for a change. Whatever your reasons, beginning a remodeling project is a big job—Will you be able to reverse anything if your teen changes her mind in 6 months? What about the nursery? Here are a few strategies to make your remodel go as smoothly as possible. 

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Recipe of The Month: Dirt Cake


People say, "April showers bring May flowers," and they're usually right. But, in order to get those wonderful flowers, you also have to put a little work into your garden. Bring that feeling inside, and make Dirt Cake for your family this Spring. It's so easy, looks great and is a terrific dessert surprise.

Ingredients:
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 3 (3.5 ounce) packages instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 3 ½ cups milk
  • 1 (12 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 32 ounces chocolate sandwich cookies with cream filling
Directions:
Chop cookies very fine in food processor. The white cream will disappear. Mix butter, cream cheese and sugar in bowl. In a different large bowl, mix milk, pudding and whipped topping together. Combine pudding and cream mixtures. To layer in flower pot, start with cookies, then the cream mixture. Repeat layers. Chill until ready to serve. Add artificial flower and trowel if desired.


 

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