Angel Hill's blog

The Pumpkins Have Arrived

Pumpkin DecoratingNew staff members have arrived at the Katy Branch Library, but we're just not getting much work out of them.  It's hard to find good pumpkins these days.  Click here to see the rest of the new additions. 

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Do It Cheap

99-Cent SolutionsWipe down the inside of your fridge with tomato juice to keep it fresh.  Really?  Who knew!  Mix water, white vinegar, and dishwashing liquid to get rid of ants.  No way!  Reader's Digest's 99-Cent Solutions: Easy Ways to Save Thousands of Dollars is chock full of these kinds of tips.  Want to know how mixing paint thinner & kitty litter can help you?  See page 101!

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Howl-a-Ween at the Dog Park

Wizard dog from www.clker.comDoes Spot look smashing in his wizard costume?  Bring him on October 27th at 6:00pm to the annual Howl-a-Ween at the City of Katy Dog Park, located directly behind the library.  Admission is one bag of dog food to be donated to a local shelter.  For more information, call the Parks & Recreation office at 281-391-4840.

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Giving Back

Everyone Helps, Everyone WinsDavid T. Levinson recently put out a great book showing you how to make the world a better place.  Organizing over fifty thousand volunteers, he's got what it takes to write on the subject.  Check out Everyone Helps, Everyone Wins.  Whether you write a check, help someone out, or volunteer locally (say, at the library - hint, hint), everyone wins.

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Who Do You Believe?

Don't Cross Your EyesMy mother always told me that you can get food poisoning from eating fish and dairy in the same meal.  Is that true?  I'm still trying to figure that out, but many of my health myths have been proven wrong by reading Don't Cross Your Eyes... They'll Get Stuck That Way! by Dr. Aaron E. Carroll and Dr. Rachel C....

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