NEW YORK – Looking to save a few bucks while you shop for holiday gifts? Don't hit the mall without these shopping apps.
Want to decorate a fun table for Thanksgiving? Take your cue from a playful song and incorporate a fox theme. Or expand the motif to other woodland creatures — an owl, squirrel, deer – for a tabletop menagerie.
Preparing a Thanksgiving feast ranks high on the entertaining stress-o-meter. Expectations, traditions and a home full of guests can make even the most seasoned host lose sleep.
Every apron tells a story, according to EllynAnne Geisel, who collects vintage aprons and sews her own.
NEW YORK (AP) — Count Cynthia Gibson among gift recipients not interested in being surprised.
If there's somewhere in your home that needs livening up but it's not practical to use real plants, consider using faux flowers and greenery.
Ben Kunz wanted to do "the green thing" and save on his electric bill without paying a lot of money up front. So instead of buying a solar system for his house in Cheshire, Conn., he leased one.
Sharing a meal or relaxing on a deck, patio or balcony can be the highlight of a summer day. And when the season changes, proper care can make your outdoor furniture last for summers to come.
Design magazines and home decorating catalogs tend to feature sprawling backyards with big wooden decks and room for everything from decorative fountains to artificial ponds.
Greg Ching met his wife, Deborah, listening to musicians play in a San Francisco living room. They bought their home near Nederland, Colo., with an eye toward hosting live musical performances.
It's one thing to have a beautiful, comfy bed. But what if it also included a TV screen, game console and dimmable, color-changing lights?
When silica, soda and lime meet high heat, a beautiful alchemy occurs. The result — a taffy-like substance otherwise known as glass — has inspired creative minds for centuries.
Bringing Halloween fright to his neighborhood since 2005, Joe Buedel almost had to cancel this year's display.
Halloween, the holiday built around the twin pleasures of playing dress-up and eating too much candy, is obviously a hit with children.
What's black and white and orange all over? Creative Halloween decorations made out of newspaper.
Smart irrigation is becoming a hot landscaping specialty as groundwater aquifers are increasingly sucked dry.
Long a companion for artists, the color wheel can also be a handy tool for gardeners.
Sometimes the best view isn't what you see through a window but what catches your eye underneath it.
The silky petals of a fragrant pink shrub rose; the crunchy texture of a gravel path; a nook where grass rustles and a stream runs. What we smell, see, hear, touch and taste can make a garden walk a wonderful sensory experience.
Looking for some help in the garden? Many of nature's most useful critters lie literally at our feet, underappreciated and ignored despite their ability to eliminate insects, condition soils and pollinate plants.