Matthew Batt tells how he and his wife bought a house that absolutely nobody else wanted and – with considerable blood, sweat, and tears – turned it into their home, sweet home.
Tropical Storm Debby reminds a mother of preparing for hurricanes in Haiti and Miami with you two children and filling their 'hurricane box' with extra water, food, batteries – and some musical improvisation.
First day of summer: Camping in the backyard, growing a garden and playing old-fashioned tag games are just a few fun activities that parents can use to get their kids outdoors during the summer weekends.
Shade trees act as giant sun blockers, shaving money off your energy bill. But they also can increase your property value, significantly raising the curb appeal of your home and pumping up its resale price.
Oriental poppies have their drawbacks in the garden, but it's hard to resist their glamorous good looks.