Home & Garden

Life & Style Composting 101: Five tips to get started Composting 101: Five tips to get started
Five tips to speed up your compost pile, you can get a head start and begin harvesting the rich, dark soils from what begins as old leftover food and yard waste.
Life & Style Renovating? 9 tips for staying sane Renovating? 9 tips for staying sane
Many of us fantasize about dream homes well-equipped with gorgeous eat-in kitchens, sprawling living rooms and master suites fit for a king/queen (endowed with appropriate throne, of course). If your plan is to transform your current space into your vision, be prepared.
Life & Style Decoupage: Make boring better Sponsored:Decoupage: Make boring better
Decoupage is popular in the craft community, but it was only recently that twenty and thirty-somethings with a quirky sense of style and a small budget were able to utilize the super-simple tactic to improve boring furniture currently filling their homes or to make thrift-store finds even better.
Life & Style Stay with strangers, not at a hotel Stay with strangers, not at a hotel
Inside a well-appointed basement that offers a cozy bedroom, living room, a separate den with a 65-inch HDTV, separate bathroom with a washer and dryer, Stephan Drabek and Tracee Hume are stuffing their duffel bags after a two night stay.
Life & Style C'mon. Get organized. You can do it. C'mon. Get organized. You can do it.
If you really want to get organized, ask yourself these questions to determine the areas of your life where organization will make the most difference.
Life & Style 6 decorating ideas for empty walls Sponsored:6 decorating ideas for empty walls
Make Your Own Pop Art
There are a few websites where you can upload a photo of your pet, your child or another beloved treasure and turn it into a gorgeous pop art piece to hang on your wall. Some sites charge as little as $65. It might be close to as much as a print you can find at IKEA, but it’s custom and it’s yours. This is something that will always connect with you regardless of where you’re living.
Life & Style You may accidentally be saving the earth You may accidentally be saving the earth
Call me a hippy. Or a tree hugger. Or an environmentalist. I am perfectly alright with these names. In fact, I embrace these titles and encourage it. What you will never call me is a litterer. Or an individual who does not care about our planet.
Life & Style You can can at Pike Place this weekend You can can at Pike Place this weekend
Believe it or not canning, or knowing how to can, has become cool. Actually, it really doesn’t matter if it’s cool or not. Fact is, it’s damn useful, especially if you farm produce in your backyard garden.