• We’re Going to the Fair Part 1

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    We’re Going to the Fair Part 1

    On HouseSmarts, we “dare to be different.”  And this story is just that.  The communities we live in often possess some pretty unique characteristics… like Sussex County NJ, home of the annual NJ State Fair.  Lou had the chance to explore the grounds and meet with some of the people who bring an event like this to life.

  • Fresh Funnel Cakes

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    Fresh Funnel Cakes

    Fried dough.  Is there anything better?  Steve Hoffman of Hoffman’s Pa. Dutch Funnel Cakes gives us the 411 on how he creates his delectable desserts for the masses.

  • We’re Going to the Fair Part 2

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    We’re Going to the Fair Part 2

    While the practice of cattle raising and agriculture is becoming a bit of a lost art, there are pockets of smaller farming operations around the country that are keeping the tradition alive.

  • Craft Smarts: Off the Chain… Saw

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    Off the Chain… Saw

    Dayton Scoggins has a passion for being very hands-on with his work. After carving for 15 years as a hobby he decided to turn it into his livelihood after his wife bought him a chainsaw for Father’s Day. Check out how he creates masterpieces out of large scale lumber.

  • Cool Tools: The Great Scrape

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    The Great Scrape

    Tired of that charcoal taste on your food after taking it off the grill? If you’re a self-proclaimed grill master, then this is a must-have for you. Introducing The Great Scrape, the all-natural BBQ tool!

  • Ask Lou 200

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    Ask Lou 200

    Do you have a DIY or home improvement question?  Well, go ahead and just Ask Lou. TOPICS: Getting rid of water pooling up on patio; stopping water from entering your basement; prepping your garden for summer

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