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Doormats an essential part of a home

Even if you have a no-shoe policy in your house, there will be times when you need to dash inside with your shoes on for one last thing,...

January 14, 2019 1:00 am


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Seeing beauty in bark

Autumn's fiery-colored leaves have fallen, so now let's look for more subtle beauty in trees and shrubs. Like a developing photographic...

January 12, 2019 1:00 am


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Organics, pesticides big topics for 2019

Question: What do you see as some important issues in the gardening world for 2019?

January 5, 2019 1:00 am


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Comfortable is coming back

What trends will dominate home decorating in 2019?

January 1, 2019 1:00 am


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Take steps to avoid falls

With winter here, you may need to pay closer attention to watching your step.

December 31, 2018 1:00 am


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Tips about generators

The best tip for buying a portable home generator: A power outage can range from an annoyance to life-threatening, so don't wait until...

December 24, 2018 1:00 am


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2 IU scholars get $150K for Indiana history app, website

Two Indiana University scholars have landed $150,000 in federal funding for a project to update and expand a phone app on Indiana history.

December 23, 2018 10:20 am


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Area candlemakers stay busy

A candle's scent can trigger memories of a person's childhood, such as baking with grandma, or invoke a sense of warmth and...

December 18, 2018 1:00 am


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Smells like Christmas

Many people have a special smell they associate with the holidays.

December 18, 2018 1:00 am


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Party in small space

For those in small homes, holiday entertaining can feel daunting, or even impossible. But with a little planning, that needn't be the...

December 17, 2018 1:00 am


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Get smart on heating

Want to trim your heating costs this winter? Learning how to effectively use your house's thermostat can help you slash those utility...

December 17, 2018 1:00 am


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New trend simplifies gardening

Q. What can you tell me about minimalist gardening? I like the idea of simplifying my life as I think about...

December 15, 2018 1:00 am


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Easy, elegant holiday decor

It's supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year, but between hosting holiday festivities, shopping for presents and working full...

December 15, 2018 1:00 am


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Try hedge, not fence

Consider a hedge if you're in need of a fence. When managed properly, hedges cost less, outlast wooden fences, are more attractive than...

December 1, 2018 1:00 am


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Sugarplum a sweet hue for holiday decor

Amid a seasonal sea of red and green or silver and blue, there's a sweet, alternative palette in holiday decor.

November 27, 2018 1:00 am