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.
Doing your own home improvement projects can save you money, but a botched repair can end up costing more. Here's how to know when to go it alone and when to call for backup.