Party on! Outdoor revelry takes some thought and planning

What is it about being outside and getting social with friends that just makes you want to smile? Perhaps the past few years as we waited out the more serious...

Let the sun light up your outdoor spaces at night

Outdoor lighting does more than highlight plants and trees. It provides safety and security as well. Homeowners on a budget looking to add solar lighting to...

Think twice before coloring your world with ‘bespoke’ appliances

Everybody’s got an angle when it comes to household product and decor trends. Designers will tell you open shelving in a kitchen is all the rage. It is. But nobody tells you that all those dishes and glasses...

Garden nightmares or saviors? Spiders and lizards and snakes — oh my!

One of the first things a good gardener should learn is what living creatures are truly considered pests, capable of destroying vegetables or flowers in your yard (like moles to voles to deer and more...

Learning from the best has no gender

If you’re a woman, chances are good that you know few, if any, female contractors...