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5 Easy Dinner Recipes to Try

5 Easy Dinner Recipes to Try

Simple dinner recipes are a busy mom’s best friend. When you’re strapped for time, you want meals that are easy to prepare, yet still delicious. On nights like these, less is always more. But did you know there are actually many great recipes you can make on the grill? In fact, they’re often the easiest and the tastiest. So skip the stove tonight and discover a few easy family-friendly recipes. 

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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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2018 Holiday Gift-Giving Guide

2018 Holiday Gift-Giving Guide

When the weather turns colder and the days get shorter, it’s time to start thinking about the season of giving. As the holidays draw nearer, you might find yourself already scrambling to come up with ideas for the special people in your life. Have no fear – Cape Ace Hardware is here to help your holiday shopping go smoothly. In this 2018 holiday gift-giving guide, we outline some nifty ideas for the DIY enthusiast, entertainer, gardener or pet lover on your shopping list.

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3 Easy Wall Art Projects for Your Home

3 Easy Wall Art Projects for Your Home

If you have an empty wall that you just don’t know what to do with, get creative with some DIY wall art projects. They’re the perfect way to add personality and style to any room. Whether you just moved into a new home or simply want to change up the décor, now’s a perfect time.

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