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  • A low-pressure job has him in high spirits

    Did something wicked the other day, not uproariously wicked, just slightly so, in one of those little subversive ways husbands handle mundane requests. After my wife asked me to turn up the water pressure in the house, I turned it down, even lower than it...
  • He was the man of her dreams — until reality set in

    He was the man of her dreams — until reality set in
    There's the agent, the athlete, the vegan lawyer with three cats, the gluten-free tech start-up guy, the promoter, the hot German, the writer and a few shameless guys who asked me out because they believed I could help their careers. Some of them lasted...
  • Oct. 2: Free interior design makeover seminar in York County

    Oct. 2: Free interior design makeover seminar in York County
    The public is invited to a free interior design seminar with decorator Toni Chavis at the Tabb library in York County 6-8 p.m. today. The "Creative Design Solutions Through Color" seminar will help attendees enhance their homes without breaking the...
  • Renovated 1926 home in Carthay Circle shows its past yet feels modern

    Renovated 1926 home in Carthay Circle shows its past yet feels modern
    Liz Dennery Sanders and husband Peter Sanders had been looking for a corner-lot house in Carthay Circle for more than a year when they saw a For Sale sign go up on their street. "The day I saw that sign I thought 'This is meant to be,'" said Dennery...
  • Tips: How to preserve and dry herbs

    Tips: How to preserve and dry herbs
    For thousands of years, drying was the only way to keep herbs from spoiling. Try it yourself—it's easy, inexpensive and, when you do it at home, requires no chemical additives. Getting Started It's important to harvest herbs at the right time....
  • Versace Home, Abitare-Minotti move to DCOTA

    Versace Home, Abitare-Minotti move to DCOTA
    The Design Center of the Americas in Dania Beach will soon house two more high-end furniture showrooms: Versace Home and Abitare-Minotti. Both brands are moving from the Miami Design District to DCOTA and expect to be in their new spaces by the end of...
  • Linda Hunt's Hollywood bungalow a welcoming blend of whimsy, elegance

    Linda Hunt's Hollywood bungalow a welcoming blend of whimsy, elegance
    In a historic Hollywood neighborhood filled with modest side-by-side period revival homes, the 1919 bungalow of Linda Hunt and Karen Klein stands out for its refreshing mix of old and new. From the street, the one-story home looks like a traditional...
  • How about preserving that bounty of tomatoes? Can do.

    Chef Ernie Miller doesn't hesitate when asked what to do with the end-of-season bounty that's too good to toss and too plentiful to use, such as tomatoes, squash and herbs. "For the tomatoes, I recommend canning," says Miller, who besides being a chef...
  • Sure, it's autumn — but you can keep planting that garden

    Planning a garden for fall can be a tricky proposition. Even though summer is over, October can be the hottest month of the year. Lauri Kranz, designer of edible gardens, says you can work with the vagaries of autumn by planting for both the heat and...
  • Upcoming Events: House Tour, Food Fest, Haunted Corn Maze

    Upcoming Events: House Tour, Food Fest, Haunted Corn Maze
    Watertown House Tour The ninth annual Watertown House Tour is Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Five stately homes will be featured including: The Trumbull House and First Congregational Church at 40 DeForest St., Fern Hill Farm at 40 Fern Hill Road, The Peck...
  • Her online date isn't the man he used to be

    Her online date isn't the man he used to be
    Dating in Los Angeles is exhausting. At a certain point, this Westside girl realized that it didn't matter how hot the model/actor/writer/bartender was — I was sick of driving to K-town, Sherman Oaks and Silver Lake. I opened an OkCupid account, had...