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Gift wrapping this season trends jazzy, sustainable

December 8, 2019, 6:00am Life

The trend in gift wrapping this holiday season is toward jazzy yet sustainable options. Consider beautifully folded fabrics or understated, brown or green masking paper topped with colorful washi tape… Read story

Mulching, watering help plants avert winterkill

December 3, 2019, 6:05am Life

Wind-driven air and too little precipitation are common wintertime side effects that can damage drought-sensitive trees, lawns and shrubs. Read story

Here’s how to cut the cord on electronics-related clutter

December 3, 2019, 6:04am Life

Every household has different organizing challenges. Sometimes people have too many clothes, books, or toys and not enough space for them. Other times, a home’s kitchen cabinets aren’t properly organized, or the home office is full of stacks of paper that no one wants to look through. But the one organizing challenge that seems to exist in every house is a box of old cables, plugs and other miscellaneous tech… Read story

Deck the Halls: 5 easy, elegant ways to decorate for holidays

December 3, 2019, 6:04am Life

It’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year, but between hosting holiday festivities, shopping for presents and working full time, it can feel like the most stressful. Read story

Expert in linens offers rules to dress your table

December 3, 2019, 6:03am Life

Jane Scott Hodges knows something about table linens. The founder of the luxury company Leontine Linens works directly with interior designers and also is the author of “Linens: For Every Room and Occasion.” Here’s her best advice on entertaining — beautifully and practically — with linens. Read story

Gardening With Allen: Gardening gives life meaning, structure

December 3, 2019, 6:02am Latest News

Life becomes so hectic this time of year that we find ourselves coming and going at the same time. It sometimes helps to take a few minutes to relax and ask ourselves what is important and meaningful in life. What are some things which give joy, peace and stability in a hectic world? Read story

A present for the earth? How to cut holiday waste

November 29, 2019, 6:00am Life

While the holiday season is a time of giving and thoughtfulness, it can also be a time of excess and waste. Read story

Need gift for a TV fanatic? Try these nine gems

November 28, 2019, 6:05am Life

Have a TV lover in your life? These gems will bring a smile: Read story

Addressing holiday cards? Here’s advice on modern etiquette amid cultural shifts

November 28, 2019, 6:04am Life

It’s that holiday card time of year again. Read story

Top toys focus on brain power

November 28, 2019, 6:02am Life

When KidsPost asked toy expert Stephanie Oppenheim what the trends are for 2019, some of her answers didn’t surprise us. Coding kits and toys tied to children’s movies seemed obvious. But a few of her answers were unexpected. Unicorns, for example, are found in several toy categories this year, including dolls and arts and crafts. Read story