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Protect Your Home Against Prowlers While You're Away

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 22, 2015

Heading off on vacation? Have a fantastic time. Just make sure to secure your home sweet home before you hit the road. Here are easy, doable tips that will help keep your empty house...

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Why Your Plants Need Pruning

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 14, 2015

"And what is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect days ..." (James Russell Lowell). When I mentioned this exuberant quote to some friends, I was met with blank looks....

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Successful Sod Installation Starts with the Right Prep

Posted by Laura Firszt | Feb 10, 2015

Even in mid-winter, you can still dream of spring ... and your hopes for a deep green, luxuriant lawn this year. If you'd like to get a head start on the gorgeous grass of your fantasies,...

With a few kitchen gadget hacks, you can go beyond peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. These sandwiches do look good, though. (Photo: Katinka Kober/

How To Make Do With a Poorly Equipped Apartment Kitchen

Posted by Noah Garfinkel | Mar 20, 2012

If you live in an apartment, there’s a high percentage chance that you don’t have a particularly well-equipped kitchen. People who live in houses have proper cookware. People...

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How To Clean Your House When You Are Busy

Posted by Cris Carl | Mar 18, 2012

Maybe you are like me, you have way too much on your plate, and you have a strong need for a clean home. While it may seem like a simple solution to hire someone to do the cleaning...

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Houses of the Republican Presidential Candidates

Posted by Adam Verwymeren | Jan 04, 2012

The 2012 presidential campaign officially kicked off this week with Tuesday’s Iowa caucuses, the country’s first glimpse into which Republican hopeful will challenge President Barack...

This is the author, with the piano that he is now storing on his back porch.

Why Hiring an Interior Designer is Not a Luxury

Posted by Philip Schmidt | G+ | Nov 22, 2011

My wife and I bought our first and current house about four years ago. Not exactly a fixer-upper, the 1951 Ranch needed a cosmetic makeover — paint, new carpet, reclaiming hardwood...

I want that door and floorboards. Photo of Mt. Bleak Historic House by vastateparkstaff/Flickr Creative Commons

Old House Facets to Keep When Renovating

Posted by Laura Foster-Bobroff | Nov 15, 2011

When renovating a severely outdated home, some elements may increase visual appeal and add value to the property. Before you begin demolishing or reviewing replacement options, look...