This Week on HouseSmarts

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Bee Sweet

Some people collect stamps and some paint or knit but these days you’ll find that for some people keeping bees is their favorite hobby. It helps sustain the bees and helps out our environment as well. In this episode, we’re going to learn bee-keeping basics and what it takes to manage a colony of bees in your own backyard. We’ll also see how easy it is to harvest their honey for your own use and for your community.

www.hudsonvalleybeesupply.com

Budget Home Design

When people think of hiring a decorator, they most often think of lavish appointments and a big budget. But today, more and more decorators can help you create a lovely home without breaking the bank. We’re talking with one of those creative interior designers in this segment.

www.cozettebrowninteriordesign.com

Wood Carving

Carving wood is one of the earliest crafts in the world. We’ve made our homes feel warm and welcoming with the beauty of wood for centuries, so in this segment we’re going to visit a family of wood carvers who have been making beautiful wood carvings for four generations. You’ll get to see the workshop of these amazing craftsmen.

http://www.wohners.com/

Lyme Disease

Viruses and bacteria are out there and we have to protect both ourselves and our pets. Lyme disease can be disabling to dogs so see what our pet expert, Steve Dale, recommends to make sure your fluffy bundle of love stays healthy and happy.

www.biscuitsandbath.com

Removing Tree Sap From Your Car

When spring is in the air, so is pollen and tree sap Here’s a helpful tip from Lou to save the finish on your car from becoming a sticky mess during the those balmy days when the trees are in bloom.

Proper Portion Planning

Whether you’re feeding your family or feeding a crowd, our culinary expert, David Greco has some tips on judging portions size and a delicious recipe for you to cook at home for your lucky family!

David Greco's Delicious Pasta Con Sarde Recipe

Ask Lou Episode 164

Do you have a DIY or home improvement question? Well, go ahead and just Ask Lou.

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