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How to Pop Popcorn in a Fireplace

For a retro experience, tasty snack and memorable experience, try popping corn in your fireplace.  You can make popcorn in the microwave or on the stove top, but gathering around the fireplace to pop and eat this favorite treat is

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10 Ways to Enjoy Your Home Fireplace More

Many of us are reluctant to light a fire in the fireplace, but we’re always glad we did.  Sure, there’s a bit of work involved in starting and maintaining a wood-burning fire, but here are ten easy ways to  minimize

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Why Wood Fireplace Fire Won’t Stay Lit

Why Your Fireplace Fire Won't Stay Lit

Why Won’t My Wood Fireplace Fire Stay Lit…or Light in the First Place? You are all ready for a snuggly fireplace fire, but the fire in the fireplace won’t light! Or maybe your wood-burning fireplace fire won’t stay lit. Either

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How to Roast Chestnuts in a Fireplace

How to Roast Chestnuts in a Fireplace

Luckily, chestnut season and fireplace season happen pretty much simultaneously.  Starting in October and lasting into Spring, chestnuts appear in many grocery stores.  Roasting chestnuts in the fireplace is a long-standing tradition in many homes.  If you try it once,

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