How to Attract Birds and Bird Feeding Tips

How to Attract Birds and Bird Feeding Tips

There are over 220 bird species that call Maryland home, and hundreds more travel through the region without nesting. But, with so many birds flying around, why aren’t more stopping by your backyard bird bath or feeder? After all, you invested time and money into creating a bird-watching oasis, and you want them to use it. Here are a few ways to welcome birds to your yard, as well as some tips for bird feeding once they arrive.

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7 Things to Do with Dad this Summer

7 Things to Do with Dad this Summer

Now that school’s out for summer, lots of fun family adventures are ahead. Annapolis is teeming with activities, including fun things to do with Dad! And, let’s not forget all the great cities outside of Annapolis, too. With so many places to go and stuff to do, you’ll have every weekend booked from here on out. Make it a summer the whole family will remember with our list of things to do with Dad. Which will you try first?

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Yard Prep Tips for Spring 

Yard Prep Tips for Spring 

It’s that time of year again. The threat of snow no longer looms. The temperatures are beginning to rise. And, the robins are leaving their winter shelters in search of places to nest. As the outside world springs back to life, it’s important to start preparing your lawn and garden. Here are some handy spring yard prep tips to help.

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5 DIY St. Patrick’s Day Decorations

5 DIY St. Patrick’s Day Decorations

Feeling lucky yet? You don’t have to be Irish to join in on the holiday fun. Just grab something green and gear up for St. Patrick’s Day on March 17th with a few fun DIY crafts. Below, we’ve compiled a list of creative St. Patrick’s Day decorations that you and the kids can make to spruce up your home.

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Door Décor Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Door Décor Ideas for Valentine’s Day

It seems like you’ve only just finished tidying up after the end-of-year holidays, yet February is already drawing near. Valentine’s Day offers another opportunity to invest in some seasonal decorations. Door décor can help create a welcoming presence inside and outside of your home. And, you’ll help remind everyone in the neighborhood that love is in the air. Here are some tips and tricks to get you started on your Valentine’s Day door décor.

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Tips to Conserve Heat This Winter

Tips to Conserve Heat This Winter

Maryland winters bring snowstorms and less-than-pleasant temperatures. Before the winter weather truly kicks in this season, you’ll want to double check that your inside space is ready to conserve heat. From quick repairs to regular maintenance, there are many simple, low-cost solutions to winter-proofing your home. Follow these tips to keep your house at a comfortable temperature without cranking the thermostat.

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7 Cleaning Tips for After the Holidays

7 Cleaning Tips for After the Holidays

This time of year, there are lots of guests coming and going. Once the last person leaves, it’s time to breathe a sigh of relief. You’ve successfully made it through another holiday season. Unfortunately, now it’s time to clean up and settle back into a routine. Follow these seven cleaning tips for after the holidays.

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How to Install Weather Stripping on Windows

How to Install Weather Stripping on Windows

Is your home prepared to stand up against the upcoming cold weather? Well, there’s an easy, inexpensive way to immediately help keep your house warm. We’re talking about adding new weather stripping on your windows. Weather stripping prevents the windows from getting drafty, and it’s a nice upgrade to the old strips you’re currently using. Follow these step-by-step instructions to get started.   

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How to Care for Your Fresh-Cut Christmas Tree

How to Care for Your Fresh-Cut Christmas Tree

Everywhere you go, you’re surrounded by a festive atmosphere. Cheery songs are being played, and red and green decorations are strewn about. Which can only mean one thing – it’s the holiday season. And, when it comes time to decorate your own home, putting up a Christmas tree is a beloved family tradition. However, if you plan to bring home a fresh-cut Christmas tree this year, there are some things you need to know. 

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6 Essential Winter Grilling Tips

6 Essential Winter Grilling Tips

When the cold settles over Annapolis, serving up tantalizing BBQ might seem like an impossible feat. But, it’s more than possible, even as snowflakes dance around your head. If you’re a grilling enthusiast, you know that nothing – not even the biting cold – can keep you away from your grill. Here at Cape Ace, we applaud your dedication. In fact, we think more people should make use of their grills in winter. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of winter grilling tips designed to get you outside and cooking during the cold season.

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