Entertaining & Home
Summer evenings call for alfresco entertaining. After all, nothing's easier-and more budget-friendly-than inviting guests over for a casual buffet-style meal in the backyard. Here's what you need to know to plan the perfect summer patio party.
Comprehensive Spring-cleaning that Clears Your Bases
Spring-cleaning isn't what it used to be. In today's busy households, it can be difficult for one parent, let alone two, to find time to dedicate to a big annual floor-to-ceiling deep cleaning.
Holiday Season - Making an Entrance
'Tis the season for visitors. Time to make the front of your home-from curb to doorstep to vestibule-as inviting as possible.
Build the Perfect Fire with These Tips
Whether it's at a wintry wilderness campsite, in the backyard grill pit or your living room fireplace, you want a fire that's easy to build, quick to rise and long-lasting. Here's a handy refresher on starting a dependable flame.
Over the Holidays, a Safe Home is the Greatest Gift
The holidays are meant to be a time for celebration. The last thing you want to encounter is misfortune. So, whether you're staying at home to host or just relax, here's a safety checklist to help you focus on the festivities and avoid the unthinkable. Remember: presence of mind can be the best present of all.
Bringing the Beach Vacation Home
Just because your beach holiday is now only a happy memory doesn't mean you have to say goodbye to the pretty things that made those relaxed mornings so delightful.