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Make Your House a Lovely Home
Make Your House a Lovely Home

BY ROSE BENNETT GILBERT Family-Friendly Wood Ready to tame the chaos in your home?  The marriage of easy-to-care-for hardwood floors and lots of pract…

one room two functions
One Room Two Functions

BY SUSAN H. TURNER How to make a dual function nursery/guest room There are many ways to design a nursery without spending a bundle on all-new furnitu…

out of control
Out of Control

GFM 13 Ways to Overhaul the whole household If your kids are running amok, back-talking, and generally ill-behaved, don’t despair. David and And…

Animated Garden
An Animated Garden: Butterflies

BY KAREN FRITSCHER-PORTER Can your family have beautiful flying insects in the backyard? Yes. You and the kids can create a charming garden in the bac…

Herbs
Pick Up Some Herbs

BY CONNIE COTTINGHAM Pick Up Some Herbs at the Nursery or Plant Sales If you have that spring gardening bug, March and April are great times to go to …

Monarch Butterfly
Butterfly Garden

OLYA FESSARD    MAR 2017 CREATE A GARDEN TO ATTRACT MONARCH BUTTERFLIES Nothing brings a garden to life the way butterflies do! It is even more magica…

Lawncare
The Essentials of Lawn Care

GFM Many people find lawn work  tedious. All that mowing, watering, weeding, fertilizing, and other chores can be tiresome, especially under a hot sun…

Victory Garden
A Victory Garden

BY OLYA FESSARD Ever since First Lady Michelle Obama planted the first garden on The White House grounds since Eleanor Roosevelt’s Victory Garden, fam…