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Front Doors

Make Over Your Door: Tips to Make a Grand Entrance

There are many reasons why a home could need a door makeover. Entry doors, like other major components of the home, can wear out over time and need to be replaced. Additionally, homeowners may “inherit” a door on a home they’ve recently purchased … read more


Zucchini Casserole

Turning Zucchini Excess into a Yummy (but Overflowing) Casserole

What do you do with a zucchini the size of a small pony, enough basil to fill a wheelbarrow, so many small tomatoes that could choke a dragon, and ample packages of moose meat in the freezer? These items in themselves come with … read more


Greek Salad

Blend Late Summer Produce to Make Sauces, Sips and Soups

Want to get the most out of late summer’s fresh fruits and vegetables? Look to your blender and spice rack to puree seasonal produce into refreshing sips, chilled soups and savory sauces. “We’re in peak farmers market season with an abundance of juicy, … read more



Building or Remodeling? It’s all About Time and Money!

There is a lot to consider when embarking on a building or remodeling project, and a major decision is choosing a reliable contractor. There are many steps to due diligence in this department, and I can outline them all, but I find that … read more


S'mores Pops

How to Sweeten Summer Celebrations with S’mores

Whether it’s a backyard barbecue, a block party or movie night, you can sweeten summer fun and celebrations with an iconic treat. August 10, National S’mores Day, is a great reminder to make the most of summer. This year, consider going beyond the … read more



Green — A Color that Works Well in Small Doses

Many would claim green to be a favorite color, but usually that is an offshoot from true green or primary green. Aqua greens, teals and that luscious totem green are popular for interior settings. Very pale green is considered soothing and often used … read more


Making Your Home Shine

Curb Appeal Tips for Making Your Home Shine

There are many things you can do to improve your homes curb appeal, ranging from doing simple things yourself to hiring a professional. Here is a quick rundown of great curb appeal enhancers that almost everyone can manage. Paint your entry door. Or, … read more


Cookware and Art

Marriage of Cookware and Art Can Be a Fun Experiment

Have you ever considered displaying your toaster on the living-room coffee table? Or hanging wooden mixing spoons from the hall entry mirror? Or hanging your frying pans on the wall behind the sofa? Usually not, one would say. Recently, I found myself displaying … read more



Proper Care Helps Driveways Look Like New, Boosts Curb Appeal

Our driveways get a lot of use and not much attention. You maintain your yard and home, but when was the last time you showed your driveway some love? A few simple maintenance tips will keep this part of your home in top … read more

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