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Updated Jun 29, 2016 at 5:08 PM

Are you a minimalist, or do you love having all the things? Researchers are discovering that when it comes to interior design these days, there's no wrong way to fill your home.

Updated Jun 29, 2016 at 1:07 PM

The weather has been glorious lately and I’ve been spending many of my off-duty hours strolling the streets of my city. One thing that I keep noticing is how incredibly creative people can be when it comes to claiming a bit of open-air real estate.

Updated Jun 22, 2016 at 11:36 AM

Home improvement can be a complicated business, especially if you are getting extensive remodeling or major plumbing or electrical work (such as whole-house re-piping or rewiring) done. Writing a clear, comprehensive contract with your contractor is...

Updated Jun 21, 2016 at 3:53 PM

American parents can now add another stark financial figure to their calculations: Each lost year of employment could cost a family more than three times a parent's annual salary.

Updated Jun 20, 2016 at 12:48 PM

Want to save your aching back from double digging or rototilling in the garden? Kevin Marini has a plan for you. Although it's not as simple as just sticking a plant in untouched earth, it's fairly simple and doesn't involve backbreaking labor.

Updated Jun 16, 2016 at 3:12 PM

Far less staged than Facebook or Instagram, Snapchat offers a spontaneous, informal and intimate setting for designers to connect in real time with their followers and fans, providing an unfiltered (selfie lenses excluded) look into their everyday...

Updated Jun 15, 2016 at 2:45 PM

If you’re looking for your first apartment — whether on your own or shared with a roommate — you’re probably eager and excited, daydreaming about the freedom. Here are seven common first-time renter mistakes you could make...

Updated Jun 14, 2016 at 2:23 PM

Petunias produce pretty summer flowers, and the native Carolina wild petunia is no exception. The petunia blooms May through September, with each flower lasting only a day but followed by other blooms in quick succession. As the flowers fade, seeds...

Updated Jun 10, 2016 at 3:22 PM

If your budget is slim (or you simply don't use your kitchen that much), there are only a handful of pots and pans you have to get to complete virtually any recipe.

Updated Jun 8, 2016 at 5:02 PM

The mere phrase “deck, patio or porch” is enough to warm the heart if you’ve been cooped up in the house all winter long. What more could you ask for than a simple folding chair outside on a sunny day? A lot more actually. You can find all manner of...

Updated Jun 8, 2016 at 1:10 PM

No matter how large or small your home is, chances are you occasionally wish to have just one more room - or a suite of rooms - to house your in-laws, to use as a retreat or even to rent out for some Airbnb income.

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