Home & Garden

When you picture a basement you likely think of the cobweb and rat-infested damp environment that features at the climax of many horror movies. At best you are thinking of a dark room that could be turned...
One of the most beautiful additions to any garden is a sunflower. This tall beauty stands out among any garden and if planned properly can be the finishing touch to make your garden stunning to all who...
Coriander is a very versatile ingredient that can be added to so many dishes to make them come alive. If you start to fall in love with coriander you will soon realize it works in so many...
Pesto makes everything better. Whether it is some bread with a dip of pesto on the side, some pasta that just needs a light splash of the green goddess, or a topping for your favorite pizza, pesto...
One of the great luxuries of modern life is the dishwasher. No one realized that having to wash dishes was such a heartache until the dishwasher came along. Soon life without it seemed much more difficult. Dishwashers...
They say that to make an omelet in life you have to break a few eggs. They never say what to do with the eggshells though. If you want to get the most out of your eggshells you are...
When it comes to fitting out your favorite rooms in the house, it is important to make them inviting. Today people do not spend enough time thinking about how to decorate their home and in particular the color combinations....
If you have ever been on a historic tour then you may think that people in the old days were just a little boring. If you have seen one victorian or renaissance garden you have seen them all. That...
One of the most frustrating things about home life is when you buy a fancy new appliance and admire it for days only to take your eyes off it for a weekend or two and see that...
Homeowners with beautiful kitchens start with granite countertops. They're hardy, stain resistant, as well as being chip resistant. You can put hot pots on them or spill your coffee on them, and granite countertops won't even blink. The sealant...
Studies prove that clutter in your home affects your mental health and ability to focus. When we allow things to overtake our homes, they require constant upkeep. If you notice yourself moving one item over and over, you might...
Have you taken too many low water pressure showers over the past few months or weeks due to a leaky shower head? Showerheads leak for a variety of reasons, including lime buildup in the showerhead, a deteriorated O-ring and...
Do you find that your backyard landscape is not as inviting as you would like? Are the plantings uninspiring and requiring more maintenance than you have time to take on? A garden should not be a space that is too...
Taking care of plants would be so much easier if there was one uniform way to do so. Unfortunately, there is not. Some plants prefer to be in full sunlight while others opt for the shade. One plant may...
Who said you couldn’t have a good looking backyard with a four-footed friend? Granted, there are a few challenges involved that could potentially require a bit of sacrifice. If you’re looking to have your beloved pooch frolic in your...