| Apr 11, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Cathy Hudson knew the practice of raising chickens in her backyard made her part of a growing suburban trend, but when she learned Williams-Sonoma, purveyor of pricey kitchen gear, had started selling chicken coops — including a two-level cedar...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 2:56 PM
We returned from vacation to learn our neighbors were organizing a group garage sale the next morning.
Did we want in? asked one.
We did. Need the space, we said.
Our tidy block of tiny homes was to become an open-air bazaar — OK, a flea...
| Apr 21, 2013
In last week's Fashion Diary column, I wrote about the wardrobe choices of Gwyneth Paltrow during her recent publicity tour through L.A., when she appeared at events promoting her new cookbook and personal trainer Tracy Anderson's new fitness studio....
| Oct 16, 2013
Build a spook-tacular house
Make decorating a haunted house a family project with a No-Bake Halloween Haunted House Kit from Williams-Sonoma. Pre-cut baked chocolate cookie pieces can be "glued" together with the kit's icing (orange, black) to build the...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 10:47 PM
It’s no secret that the holidays revolve around food. And since food is served on plates – your table settings serve a huge role this time of year. But there’s no need to be overwhelmed by all your choices.
| Jun 12, 2013
I haven't been fishing with my dad since early high school. Yet every single time I cook or order fish, I think of my father. Reason being that fish and fishing always take center stage in his favorite stories. Overturned canoes, rainbow trout the size of...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 10:16 AM
Less than a year after stepping down as chairman and co-chief executive of Restoration Hardware Holding Inc., Gary Friedman is back in his old roles at the swanky Northern California-based home furnishings retailer.
The Corte Madera company's former...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Vassilis Coumbaros brought family recipes from Athens, Greece when he moved to the United States in 2000. About six months ago, Coumbaros used those recipes to create Healthy Greek Eats, which produces meze: products such as hummus, tzatziki, Greek yogurt...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 11:05 AM
The Sawdust Art Festival, in its 47th year, will host its sixth annual Green Day from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday.
The day's activities, hosted by artists, staff and local organizations, provide insight on environmental awareness and are free with...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 9:47 AM
New stores from Williams-Sonoma and PANDORA jewelry are coming to malls in Annapolis and downtown Baltimore.
Williams-Sonoma Inc. is opening the first PBteen store in Maryland on Saturday at Westfield Annapolis mall. PBteen, one of Williams-Sonoma&...
| Nov 22, 2012
Call it Christmas, call it Hanukkah, call it Kwanzaa, Winter Solstice or Festivus. The truth is, we here at Hero ......