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Winter survival guide for you house

Winter survival guide for you house

A regular schedule keeps the work and related expenses under control

A home that honours art 'We loved that everything was virtually original, dating back to 1892

Extensive renovation restores 120-year-old Fernwood home and creates an elegant backdrop for the owners' art collection

Book shows how to build furniture

Ana White's interest in building furniture grew out of desperation. Or maybe stubbornness. White built her first piece because she and her husband couldn't afford good furniture, and she refused to waste money on low-quality pieces as a stopgap.

Roof is No. 1 priority for spending on a home

The cold weather is starting to close in. That means there are a few things homeowners should be thinking about getting done before Old Man Winter stakes his claim. Your roof is No. 1.

Realities of life flow from the simple act of breaking bread

I am a priest. In my role as a priest I perform a sometimes bewildering array of functions. I lead public worship. I accompany people in rites of passage. I share leadership in a community of faith.

Best to handwash delicate glassware

Q: I have some new wine glasses that I'd like to keep looking like new.

Small but elegant

Little apartments don't have to be dingy dumps.

Clean windows, no streaks

Dear Reena: I am wondering what the secret is to really clean, shiny windows without any streaks? My home has a lot of windows and I have used vinegar and water to clean them, wet newspapers and commercial glass cleaner.


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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.