Batten Down the Hatches

You know how to prepare your home in the face of a hurricane, you know the essentials to stock up on - but do you know how to secure your bike, car or boat? These big ticket items are investments that you definitely want to protect. Up your game this hurricane season with some fantastic tips and tricks to help you be prepared! BIKES Store it Inside If space permits you to do so, consider storing your...

IPN’S TOP 5 TIPS – from years gone by…

Run Your Portable Generator Every Few Months Just like humans, generators need to get a little exercise every once in a while. Electrical experts agree that running your generator every few months will keep the electric starter’s battery fresh and charged. Before firing up your dusty portable generator, make sure it’s outside in a well-ventilated area to avoid breathing in harmful fumes....

Stoltzfus – Sourcing Bermuda’s Needs – Large or Small!

27 years ago, the owner of our company met a Bermudian that had been purchasing quality Amish leather harnesses and carriages handcrafted in Lancaster County PA. He also inquired about feed and supplies from our sister company Stoltzfus Feed & Supply. Our friend expressed the desire that we consolidate his purchases and ship them in one container to Bermuda. Through this trust Stoltzfus Export &...

LIVE OUTDOORS – 10 Tips from a POOL Expert

After spending more than enough time inside, what better way to fully enjoy summer than being in the water. For this issue, we met up with Fred Pimentel owner of Longtail Pools and winner of the 2020 contractors awards to talk about the do’s and don’ts to keep your pool swim ready in these upcoming months. Taught by the best, Fred has some amazing recommendations for every type of pool. How...

Spend Time Outside and Stay Sun Safe

Cancer of the skin is by far the most common of all cancers according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), and it is on the rise! Exposure to the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays increases skin cancer risk, which can be dangerous and even deadly. Too much exposure can also cause sunburn, eye damage, and premature wrinkles. Suffering one or more blistering sunburns in childhood or adolescence...

Live Your Best Life

The year 2020 will forever be known as “the year the world slowed down stayed home”. As our houses became our safety zones and we were required to spend more time there, a few things became very apparent. For some, we were reminded of the importance of family, friends, and self-care. For many, self-care meant eating healthier foods, starting gardens at home, and engaging in exercise. It also...

Staying Healthy Outdoors

Thank goodness summer has arrived in full force and just as many of the restrictions to our social lives have been reduced! Now that we are able to relax and enjoy the summer weather we can get outside and get our daily dose of Vitamin D with our friends and families. Nothing beats a day on the beach, a boat trip, a picnic or a BBQ, although it can be easy to go off track with your diet and health...

Companion Planting for a Healthy Garden

How to create garden abundance, improve the environment and your FOOD! Hey family! How’s the garden been growing since our last article on veggie growing last May? Do you have a vibrant thriving garden or is it still a dream left to-do on the “2021 goals list”? In the last article in the Home Sweet Home edition we covered where’s the best place in your yard to grow a garden, how to prepare the...

Home Restoration

Bringing New Life to Home Improvement! During these current times spending time in our home has become more than just a hobby. DIY is back in style for a second time around and what way to spend it than to bring life back into your home. Janice Burke and eye4design have their eyes on your next project; from refurbishing furniture to “on a budget” improvements - these girls have you covered. What is...

GROW.EAT.$AVE

Making fruits and vegetables available, accessible, and sustainable by this GROW.EAT.$AVE workshop supports the Ministry of Health’s vision. This workshop encourages the planting of varieties of fruits and vegetables to support eating five servings daily, which can assist in reducing risks of some lifestyle preventable diseases. In the development and maintenance of a productive garden digging, hoeing,...

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