In the interests of full disclosure, I must tell you that we have an artificial (or phony, as my two brats...I mean wonderful kids) Christmas tree at our house. And, it's things like this that make me glad we do.
Now that fall is here, we are faced with a lawn littered with a crunchy gold, red and orange carpet of leaves.
Before you reach for the rake or leaf blower, listen up!
Scientists say, "Don't rake your leaves!"