Sometimes the best place to vacation is your own backyard. Check out these handy tips to glam up your yard and add sizzle to your summer. ...

If you thought last year's red-hot real estate market was crazy, just wait for what's coming this year. High demand, tight supply and rising prices are putting the squeeze on buyers and sellers – but the good news is that there are plenty of opportunities to the wise shopper. ...

Get a head start planning this year's garden, and add a little color with these fun new varieties at your local garden center. ...

One of our most significant decisions in life is how we’ll be cared for when we can no longer care for ourselves. This guide introduces you to some of the excellent care available within our region. ...

A little foresight, some patience and the right designer are a good start, but there's plenty that happens behind the scenes of a big remodel. Here are a few places you might be missing. ...

The savvy gardener knows there are big advantages to starting vegetable seeds indoors during the late winter. With the right tools and knowledge, you can be well on your way to a bountiful harvest. ...

Whether you love fully decking out the halls or you prefer something a little more muted, there's no wrong way to decorate your home for the holidays. ...

If a new floor is in your home's near future, study up on the basics of what's available, what's popular and what it takes to make the right selection for your home. ...

Before the inevitable snowfall and winter chill arrive, it's important to protect your home for what's ahead. These tips from local pros offer a good starting point. ...

A fireplace can instantly turn a house into a home and, with a fuel efficient gas fireplace, you can stay cozy in front of a crackling fire without the back-breaking wood chopping. Snuggling up in front of a cozy fire is one of the true joys of Midwestern winters. While the crackle and aroma of wood-burning stoves and fireplaces create ...