November 2014 Articles

  • Showing Thanks

    Show Thanks Around the Dinner Table

    Being thankful isn’t just for Thanksgiving. Implement gratitude in your home year-round with these five simple tips.

  • Thanksgiving Dinner

    Hosting the Turkey Day Dinner

    A week before, do a deep clean on the entire house. You can do more straightening the night before, but this is the time to de-clutter those catch-all corners and make the floor shiny.


  • Holiday Cards

    Holiday Card Fun

    Just a few key items can capture and convey what’s important to your family, thereby confirming the old adage that one photo can speak volumes about who you truly are.

  • Black Friday

    Deal or No Deal?

    Not everything on sale during Black Friday is at the lowest price.


October 2014 Articles

  • Fall Grilling

    Get Out the Grill This Fall

    When it comes to marinating, always pick sauces, brines, and rubs that will enhance but not overwhelm the food you’re grilling.

  • Fall Brunch

    A Fabulous Fall Brunch

    For starters, ditch the typical pink for girls/blue for boys palette. Instead, bring in some of those gorgeous colors from outside.


  • Voting

    November Elections: Every Vote Counts!

    Voting for your association board, county supervisor, state representative or provincial officials and federal office holders is important.

  • Political Signs

    Sign of the Times

    Dealing with political signage in your community is an issue that must be approached with sensitivity, especially with election season fast approaching.


  • Healthy Treats

    A Healthier Halloween

    You might not have control over what your neighbors hand out, but you can control what you send with your child to his classroom and the goodies you provide at your family party.

  • Headboards

    Sweet Dreams

    Scour yard sales, flea markets, and architectural salvage stores for turn of the century doors and windows; the more wear-and-tear the better.