health bars

Make Your Own Energy Bars!

Energy bars are packed with healthy carbs and can be a ideal snack before a workout, but they can also be costly and loaded with sugar!

buckley

Grilled Lamb Chops With Mango Salsa

The Buckley Healthcare Center in Greenfield has been providing a variety of health care services for their patients since 1985. They also pr…

diy cleaning

DIY Household Cleaning Products!

Window cleaner, furniture polish, all-purpose cleaners, everyday household cleaners can really add up, so why not make your own instead?

shutters

Re-purpose your old shutters!

When replacing your old shutters, be sure to save them! Whether you make a shelf, a cabinet or even a wall hanging, they are very versatile …

doggies

Check out a dog show!

Bring your pooches, stuffed or real because it’s that time for the The Pioneer Valley Kennel Club’s Dog Show!

safety pets

Safety & Your Pets

Learn more about our furry friends and everything Dakin has to offer!

terrariums

DIY Terrariums

Terrariums are easy to make, incredibly low maintenance and beautiful to look at.

pool safety

Tips for water safety at a pool or beach

This month is all about summer safety and when it comes to your kids, safety is the most important thing! But how can we ensure our kids are…

herbs

Chef Secrets: Utilizing Fresh Herbs!

Ok, we’ve all been there, your recipe only calls for a few tablespoons of fresh herbs, but you’re stuck with a whole bunch! What do you do?

midsummer

Mid-summer gardening tips

There comes a time in mid-summer when we realize that the garden is looking a little tired!