Blog Carnival – A Carnival of Everything Home

Welcome to the January 28, 2009 edition of a carnival of everything home.  And what a Carnival it is!  I am happy to see our regular contributors back each month and would like to welcome all of our new contributors.  Again, we have lots of great articles to read, lots to learn and lots of great websites to visit.  Enjoy each one of them, visit their websites and leave comments.  It’s how we will get to know each other.

The next carnival is scheduled for February 11th.  Please make sure to leave a trackback link and if possible, submit your article to the correct category.  Thank you again to everyone and enjoy!

Green Living

Ray K presents How Starting A Backyard Compost Can Save You Money posted at, saying, “Backyard composting can help the environment and help you wallet. This article goes into details how you can go pull off an easy backyard composting project.

Tina presents Help on Healthy Meal Planning posted at TLC in the Kitchen, saying, “I think we can all use a little help when it comes to healthy meal planning. I will share a few of my strategies. Hopefully, they will help you also.”

Verna Morris presents GreenBook Shopping: Which Laptop Is the Eco-Friendliest? posted at Green Web Hosting Blog.

Tiffany Washko presents Save Money on Healthy Organic Foods posted at Natural Family Living Blog.

Tiffany presents How To Choose Non-Toxic Paint and Wallpaper posted at Eco Child’s Play.

DeeDee presents Vintage Uses For Vinegar posted at Things Your Grandmother Knew

Jaynie Van Roe presents Here’s Looking Like You, Kid » Blog Archive » Don’t Eschew The Vintage Shoe: What To Look For When Buying Vintage Shoes posted at Here’s Looking Like You, Kid, saying, “Buying from thrift shores is as green as it is fashionable; but how does one safely select used &/or vintage shoes when thrift shopping? Here’s how.”

Deanna Dahlsad presents A Healthier, Greener New Year With Collecting | Collectors’ Quest posted at Collectors? Quest

Heather Levin presents Want A FREE Eco-Friendly Dry Cleaning Bag? posted at The Greenest Dollar, saying, “Here’s my product review of The Green Garmento Dry Cleaning Bag. And, I’ll tell you how to get one of your very own, for free.”

Jason Isbell presents Money Savers: Making Many Meals From Whole Chickens | Tired Garden posted at Tired Garden, saying, “In this economy it is very important for everyone to be a little frugal. In any economy it is important to save, cut waste, etc.

Erland Schulze presents Using Gardens To Fight The Recession posted at My Garden Blog, saying, “Learn more about gardening at:”

Home Decor

Lynn Wilson presents Manly Decorating posted at For love or funny, saying, “Some of us suffer from “Manly Decorating,” a phenomena that is based purely on function with a good dose of eyesore.”

Woman Tribune presents Feng Shui Your Baby’s Nursery posted at Woman Tribune.

Home Improvement

Denis O’Leary presents Kitchen & Bathroom Remodeling in Today?s Economy posted at LEAD Construction, saying, “contemplating home improvements in touch economic times.”

Jim presents 10 Quick Tips To Winterize Your Home posted at Blueprint for Financial Prosperity, saying, “With the temperatures dropping across the country, here are ten quick tips you can use to save yourself some money this winter. Many of them you can do for very little money.” presents Dogs and Bedbugs – What is the Connection? posted at Dust Mites, saying, “Could it really be possible that man��s best friend could actually help us to detect bedbugs when we��d otherwise be unaware of their presence?”

SJ presents Effective Gas Consumption – Can It Be Done? posted at Save Money On Gas, saying, “If you own a vehicle, chances are that you are worrying about gas consumption. The gas prices in recent times have become so high that many people have made drastic changes to the way they drive.”

DeeDee presents Lazy Susan For Mops & Brooms posted at Things Your Grandmother Knew, saying, “A classic vintage DIY project for storing brooms & mops.”

Jim presents Tax Credit for Energy Saving Home Improvements posted at Blueprint for Financial Prosperity, saying, “This is a summary of the tax credits for energy saving home improvements available this year.”


Insurance Toolbox presents Does Fido or Whiskers Need Health Insurance? posted at Insurance Toolbox.

Destroy Debt presents It’s No Secret Keeping Money Secrets From Your Partner is Not the Ideal Way to maintain a Relationship posted at Destroy Debt.

Deposit Accounts presents Money Management During a Recession posted at Deposit Accounts.

Finance Tips 101presents Credit Card Debt It Is Not Always Your Fault posted at Finance Tips 101. Identity Theft Prevention Tips posted at Finance Tips 101.

Aparna presents Uses of hair clippings-Best out of Waste posted at Beauty and Personality Grooming, saying, “What do you do of those hair clippings after you cut your hair? Some salons collect this unwanted pile of hair and send it for making wigs.

Abigail Perry presents Marketing logic posted at i pick up pennies, saying, “How marketers trick us into wanting (and thereby spending) more than we need. This piece uses cell phones as an example, but it’s true of most consumer products.

tara aronson presents lifestyle expert tara aronson posted at

Party Poker King presents Why Party Poker? posted at Party Poker Success, saying, “While most online poker rooms are similar, Party Poker has a few special things going for it.”

Matthew Paulson presents Teach Values While Shopping for Your Kids Clothes posted at American Consumer News.

Travel Advocate presents Airline Travel Scoring Flying Deals posted at The Travel Advocate.

Ben presents Tax Forms to Gather For Your Tax Return posted at Money Smart Life.

Debt Free Destiny presents Marriage and Money Making it Work posted at Debt Free Destiny. presents Don?t Take Your Credit to the Max posted at Credit Cards Blog |

apply4-credit presents And the Credit Fraud Continues posted at Credit Card Applications Expert |

Destroy Debt presents 11 Wierd Ways to Use Coca Cola and Save Money posted at Destroy Debt.

Trisha Wagner presents What I’ve Learned About Working From Home posted at Empowering Mom.

Richard Adams presents How To Go Shopping With Your Partner posted at Basingstoke Shops.

Carole DeJarnatt presents Sexing Baby Chickens posted at Fowl Visions.

mediamonkey presents How to make the perfect Omelette posted at How to: tips, tricks & recipes, saying, “An omelette or omelet is a combination of beaten egg cooked with butter or oil in a frying pan, usually folded around a filling such as cheese, vegetables, meat (often ham), or some combination of the above.

Fiona Lohrenz presents How to start a day care business information and guide. posted at Child Care Only.

Scott Palat presents 5 Steps to Balance Discipline with School Work. How You Can Make Homework Part of a Calm Evening! | posted at Colleen Palat.

Sam presents NEW !! Enjoy a Home Aquarium, the Tropical Fish Hobby posted at Surfer Sam and Friends, saying, “Thanks for considering my work. Here’s a snippet…. New !! Enjoy a Home Aquarium The Tropical Fish Tank Hobby Home aquariums look like living pictures.

kivyn presents A Tour of My Home Management Binder posted at Tangled Hill, saying, “A home management binder keeps your life in order. If you’ve ever thought of creating one, this tour will give you a great place to start! (Includes tons of photos and links.)”

Real Estate

Richard Adams presents How To Find The House Of Your Dreams posted at Estate Agents Basingstoke.

Haydee Sampiano presents Torrance Real Estate Market Recap for 2008 posted at HHC South Bay Real Estate News, saying, “The final numbers for the Torrance real estate market in 2008 are in and although it was a tough year for home sellers there were some interesting market developments towards the end of the year that may indicate a brighter 2009 for sellers.”

Haydee Sampiano presents Manhattan Beach Real Estate Market Recap for 2008 posted at HHC South Bay Real Estate News, saying, “The final numbers from the South Bay Association of Realtor for the Manhattan Beach real estate market in 2008 reveal just how tough a year it was for home sellers.

Raily Arena presents Tips To Get You Started On Selling Your Home posted at How to Sell Your Own Home.

Joe Manausa presents Real Estate Sales Success | Tallahassee Real Estate Blog posted at Tallahassee Real Estate Blog, saying, “By tracking movement of inventory in the MLS, one is able to tell if the market is expanding or contracting, and whether property values are rising or falling.

Chris presents Home insurance – things to know (part 2) posted at Home I Own, saying, “How to choose the right insurance for your home”

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6 Responses to Blog Carnival – A Carnival of Everything Home

  1. Thanks for including my post! I am sending my readers here too.

  2. Great carnival! Thanks for including my post.

  3. As always, thank you both for posting a comment and for submitting a post. I truly enjoy reading every post submitted.


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