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Autumn lettuces thrive where summer peas grew

The plot where the peas grew until harvesting finished in July now houses a beautiful salad garden. One section is filled with big, sturdy radicchio plants and red-tinged fall lettuces.

Easy bake oven cake starts with six teaspoons of flour

Dear Reena: I read your solutions weekly and use many of your answers. Now that I have a granddaughter with a modern Easy-Bake Oven, I would like to know if there are homemade recipes we can use. The commercial ones are very expensive.


Debbie Travis >E10

Solutions to recycling problems

I know a handful of people who've gotten their hands on the new iPhone 5. And with millions more people buying the same product, it got me to thinking about recycling all the stuff in our home that's outdated or used up.


Mike Holmes >E2

Kissing fish symbolize evolution-war détente

Michael Dowd argues churches should embrace Darwin's theory

New techniques allow amateurs to be muralists

The concept of a focal wall is not new. We have painted scenes, motifs, diagrams and personal images on interior surfaces for thousands of years.

Now is not the time to start a renovation for the holiday

Every year around this time I start hearing people say things like, "Let's renovate the kitchen for the holidays." They imagine cooking a big holiday feast in a beautiful, newly renovated kitchen - with all the fancy finishes and appliances.

A cosy, stylish throw rug is must-have of the season

Cable knits, textural weaves, rich faux furs ... this fall, throws are showing up in all the retailers' collections.


Helen Chesnut >F1
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