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Florida Grapefruit and Jicama Vietnamese Salad

Brighten Winter Meals with Vibrant Seasonal Ingredients

Following a healthy eating plan doesn’t mean eating the same dish every day. In fact, as the seasons change, so should your meals and their ingredients, as each season offers a unique variety of fresh produce. A fresh boost of nutrients is especially … read more



What Would You Do for Puppy Love?

In honor of Valentine’s Day, Big Heart Pet Brands — the makers of Milk-Bone, Pup-Peroni, Canine Carry Outs and Milo’s Kitchen brand dog treats — surveyed 3,000 dog “parents” from around the country. Their mission: to see how regularly humans engage with loving … read more


Matisse Wallpaper

Ways to Add More Color and Interest to Your Home

A bathroom, and especially a powder room, can...

Use Mylar for a Creative Splash This photo shows Tom Piehl, an extraordinarily talented artist, paperhanger and painter, installing large-size panels of Henri Matisse art on the wall from the top of the counter all the way up to the edge where the … read more


Part 3

Remodeling Trends: Public Spaces

Often people are looking to update the public spaces or entertaining areas of their home. This can include living rooms, dining rooms, family rooms, home theatres, powder rooms and outdoor spaces like decks or outdoor kitchens. Living, family and dining rooms are pretty … read more



Make Your Winter Party POP

As your winter schedule is sure to be packed with gatherings that bring family and friends closer, have plenty of treats that are gentle on the waist and wallet. Sweet, spicy, salty or with an Asian twist — any way you pop it … read more


Modern Bathroom Design
Part 2

Remodeling Trends: The Master Bath

The second most-popular remodeling project is definitely the master bath. And people have very specific ideas. We do see some common trends. Let’s dive right in. Number one on the list is what we call the party shower. Yep, huge — sometimes as … read more


BBQ Turkey

Tips to Grill Year-Round

While grilling is usually associated with summer, more Americans are recognizing its year-round potential. In fact, 80 percent of North American households own a grill or smoker and 60 percent use it year-round, according to recent statistics from the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue … read more


Fantastic Kitchen Remodel
Part 1

Remodeling Trends: The Kitchen

You’ve made it through the holidays, put all the decorations away and decluttered your space. Still don’t have enough room? Or the rooms just don’t work for you and your family? Maybe it’s time to remodel. I hear it all the time, “It’s … read more


Pyrex Dishes

Fish in a Dish

Let me clue you in on a baking dish that will make life easy and fun. Some will remember the delightful dishes and cookware that accompanied many a family meal. A lot of those items were Pyrex, a U.S. product that reached the … read more

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