Spring is in full bloom and so is this month’s On The House Express. We have tips and projects to keep you busy all month long, along with the knowledge to keep you informed and ahead of the game. Whatever your interests are, there is always something for you at On The House, online and on the radio.

Check out Rebecca Cole’s Digging, Decorating & Design Tip of the Week for gardening and design advice. Stop by Karel’s Korner for extra motivation to keep you fit, and get a whiff of what entertainer and chef extraordinaire Dom DeLuise is cooking up this month In The Kitchen. And while you’re at it, be sure to explore our new & improved Green Tips of the Week presented by Serious Materials. You can now share simple ways to “go green” by emailing the tips to friends and family and listening to the tip online.

On The House is proud to announce the beginning of our brand new contest, the “Clean Air, Healthy Home: PexSupply.com Air Quality Giveaway.” One lucky winner will walk away with the grand prize of an indoor air cleaning and humidification system worth over $1,500! This system kills 99.9% of all airborne pollutants and can truly make a difference in the overall health of you and your family. Go to onthehouse.com today for more information and to enter.

And be sure to listen to our radio program on-air or online every week and log on to OnTheHouse.com for all your home improvement needs anytime, anywhere. A little work now will save you big time down the road.

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  Morris and James Carey and Rebecca Cole

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Radio Show April Calendar

April 04
Inexpensive home improvement tips, simple ways to save energy, and decorating tips are all instore for this week’s edition of On The House, the phone lines are open!
April 11
On The House presents a brand new contest courtesy of PexSupply.com. The grand prize is something that will create a healthier home for you and your family. Be sure to tune-in to hear exactly what you have a chance to win, you won’t be disapponinted.
April 18
On The House is getting you prepared for Earth Day 2009. Reduce, reuse, recycle is how its done and we'll share tips on the easiest, most effectoive ways to do your part. In addition to the Green Tip of the Week presented by Seriuous Materials, the hosts will announce the winnner of the Get Serious Challenge!
April 25
Spring is in full bloom and On The House has tips on enjoying the outdoors including gardening and outdoor cooking. Plus, need-to-know info on the home improvement, remodeling, and more on the “green” movement.

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Keep checking out our website www.OnTheHouse.com for more features & events throughout April:

Pex Supply Air Quality Giveaway
Want clean indoor air? Want to have a truly healthy home? Enter now for your chance to win a whole house, indoor-air-cleaning system worth over $1,500!

In The Kitchen, with Dom DeLuiseIn The Kitchen with Dom DeLuise

Here are some of Dom’s best recipes for you and your family to enjoy over the next month!

Breakfast Bonanza — A family-style breakfast that will leave you stuffed!

Shrimp and Fettuccini — Romantic pasta, just in time for Valentine's Day!

Lemon Squares — A wonderful dessert that feeds a lot of hungry mouths.

Potato and Leek Soup — Spring time has arrived, but that doesn't mean you can make yourself a warm bowl of soup!


Here are some of Rebecca’s best Gardening and Decorating tips to keep you busy indoors and out all month long!

March Gardening Tips — March is the month to get your spring and summer gardening off to a good start. As the weather permits, check out these tips to get ready.

Growing Seeds From Scratch — You can still get a head start on your gardening now … indoors, that is.

Plant Bulblings in Your Spring Garden — Spring is here and that means it's time to garden!

The Upside to Downsize Decorating — The upside to downsizing mean less, which means less clutter and less time cleaning.

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