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'70s shag is chic again

Disco may be dead, but the spirit of the 1970s is not. In homes all across the country, people are adding their own splash of '70s style...

January 16, 2018 1:00 am


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Cold snap can hurt plants in our area

Question: Will this extremely cold weather damage plants growing in our area? Will it reduce the number of insects that will be...

January 13, 2018 1:00 am


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Home care calendar

Prevention is the best medicine with your house, as well as your body.

January 13, 2018 1:00 am


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Color, lighting, sinks among design trends

The new year is here, and while you're deciding on your annual resolutions, the design world has set its sights on what styles will be...

January 7, 2018 1:00 am


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Interest growing in raising indoor citrus trees

When Heather Rhoades bought her first indoor orange tree nearly 20 years ago, she had to order it from a specialty online retailer. Now,...

January 6, 2018 1:00 am


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Organize garage, pursue passion

Americans would love more time to pursue hobbies they're passionate about, and time-drains like disorganized garages are a big obstacle...

January 6, 2018 1:00 am


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Tiny packets, big help

A seed packet may be small, but it speaks volumes.

January 6, 2018 1:00 am


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Don't bug out

Michelle Trautwein hates to break it to you, but your home belongs to the bugs.

December 26, 2017 1:00 am


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Norfolk pine best indoors

Question: I am thinking of giving a Norfolk Island pine as a gift this Christmas. Does the tree grow well around...

December 23, 2017 1:00 am


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Throwing down

It's a well-known decorating fact that throw pillows are an easy and inexpensive way to change the look of a room. They can add color,...

December 23, 2017 1:00 am


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Experts swarm to help beekeepers

When half or more of your honeybees have deserted the hive and are lingering nearby, who ya gonna call? Swarm chasers can provide quick...

December 16, 2017 1:00 am


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Proper measurement bright idea when hanging items

Hanging light fixtures, flat-screen televisions and art all require commitment – you've got to put holes in your walls or ceiling,...

December 11, 2017 1:00 am


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Make most of garden

The first of the 2018 seed catalogs will be arriving soon in the mail, signaling the start of another growing season. Savvy vegetable...

December 9, 2017 1:00 am


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Safe for the holidays

If you are decorating or cooking for the holiday season, you've probably made plans and preparations. There's what tree you will buy:...

December 5, 2017 1:00 am


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Self-care craze seeps into home design

Picture an escape.

December 5, 2017 1:00 am