Winter Porch Redo

Winter Porch Redo

Anne Reagan, media executive editor for new home project and design site Porch.com, shows us how to update and extend our homes’ décor to the front and back porch. Learn how easy it is to incorporate small, impactful touches or execute a total redo …

Sleepover Survival Guide

Sleepover Survival Guide

The sleepover. Sounds like a harmless enough event, right? Wrong. Dive into a slumber party unprepared and those half pints will wipe the floor with you. Read on to discover all the sleepover essentials that will keep the kids happy and have you looking like the best parent ever.

Handy Across America – Workshop First

Handy Across America – Workshop First

Welcome to Handy Across America, a new blog series where we’ll be working around the house with our hands. We’ll focus on home improvement, building projects, and other sometimes-intimidating tasks. Whether you’re a seasoned DIY guy or a nervous novice, we’ll have you pitching new projects confidently in no time.

2014: Year of the Horse

2014: Year of the Horse

People around the globe will celebrate the lunar new year on Friday, Jan. 31. In addition to cleaning their homes, eating good food, and celebrating with loved ones, revelers will likely take special consideration of this year’s totem animal, the horse. Read more about this auspicious symbol of adventure and good fortune.

Read & Relate: Start a Book Club in 2014

Read & Relate: Start a Book Club in 2014

A college professor once told me that the most important thing one can do to keep their brain and imagination active is to read … read as much and as often as you can. This simple statement is the inspiration behind one of my 2014 resolutions. It’s inspired me to not only read more in 2014, but to also make my reading a more social affair by starting a book club! Check it out …