Jodi’s Blog

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There’s More to Valentine’s Day Than Candy and Cards

We celebrate Valentine’s Day each year, but what is all the hoopla about? Here’s why we mark it as the most romantic day of the year.

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New Season of Best New Products on Today’s Homeowner

After a little bit of a break, it is time to head to Mobile, Alabama, to help Danny on Today’s Homeowner! Danny’s crew and I are firing up again to shoot the Best New Products segments for Season 14 of Today’s Homeowner. Read on to find out more.

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School Is Almost Back Already?

I know all the kids are asking that very question; and I am, too. It makes me nostalgic for my youth, and I long for the summer days that seemed to last forever. I just can’t believe summer is almost over. Read on to find out more.

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Bathroom with easily accessible sink and toilet.

Aging in Place

As more and more folks are moving into their golden years, their safety needs are taking center stage in the bathroom design revolution . . . and all without the sacrifice of style. Read on for some tips on how to make your bathroom more user friendly for the elderly.

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Flowers in bloom

Get Going This Spring with Indoor and Outdoor Cleaning Tips

Now that we have officially entered spring, it’s time to get cleaned up and organized after such a long, cold winter. Longer hours of daylight means more time to spruce up the yard and clean out the closets. Read on for some tips on how to spruce up your yard and home this spring.

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Painted ceiling medallion

Ceiling Medallion Can Make a Big Difference in a Room

The light fixture in my master bath is lovely, but after years of looking at it, I realized something was missing. A ceiling medallion! So, off I went to home improvement store to pick out my new medallion from the many choices available. Painting and installing it was easy. Read on to find out more.

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Mom and Dad’s 50th Wedding Anniversary

My parents got married in 1960 and recently celebrated their fifty year anniversary. That’s doesn’t seem like that long ago, but it was, and they’re still as in love as the day they met all those years ago in San Antonio, Texas. Read on to find out more.

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Climbing up a vertical wall of ice

Trying Ice Climbing for the First Time

I decided to do something out of the ordinary to ring in 2011 by trying my hand at ice climbing! I didn’t know if I would have the guts or the strength to rise to the mission. But after great coaching from an ice-climbing trainer, I was up and on the ice in no time. Read on to find out more.

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