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    Spring DIY Crafts to Do on a Budget

    Here in Orlando, our seasons always seem to be mushed together under one hot umbrella. Trying to make improvements or enhancements doesn't have to be super expensive, so to make this season stand out I’ve collected five simple DIY projects to make your home bloom. At the library, we're all about being budget friendly, after…

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    No-Bake Desserts for Spring

    Looking for easy and fun-to-make desserts, but don’t want to spend your day in a hot kitchen? The library has you covered! These delicious sweet treats are guaranteed to satisfy—no oven required. 1.  Frozen Fudge Pops from The Joy of Cooking What better way to beat the heat than with a frozen fudge pop?  This…

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    7 Books to Spring Into Gardening

    The first day of Spring—also known as the Vernal Equinox—officially began today at 6:29 a.m. EDT. In numerous cultures, this transition marks an opportunity for new beginnings. Here are seven book recommendations from library staff to spring into gardening this year. Plus, we've included a free coloring sheet for you to enjoy at the very…

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    National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day!

    It’s National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day! Unlike “Peanut Butter Day” in January, National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day celebrates those who love peanut butter and the different ways they eat it.   When you think of peanut butter, most people think of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. But peanut butter is present in all kinds of…

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    6 Books to Refresh Your Home in 2017

    A new year gives us the opportunity to restart or even refresh areas of our lives. Our homes can be a haven but can also cause us unnecessary stress in our lives. Sometimes the way we organize – or don’t organize – our living spaces can contribute to feelings of overwhelm or dissatisfaction. As you…

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