Coping with the loss of a loved one and dealing with grief is universal. The way we cope is unique to each one of us. Many have expressed a desire to hold on to something tangible, something that keeps that loved one continually in their thoughts ... more

Jul 12, 2016 8:00 AM Family


Designer Micheal Sparks blends period pieces and modern designs in his own home. Photo by Rick Bancroft.

The way some people react to antiques, you’d think that claw-foot Edwardian chair had real claws, or that a 1750 longcase timepiece was actually a time bomb! Are antiques really that scary? They shouldn’t be, and adding a bit of the old to a... more

Mar 10, 2015 10:53 AM HOME & GARDEN

Looking for replacement windows for your home? In all likelihood, you want the most durable, the most maintenance free, and the most attractive window you can buy, and at a reasonable price. Oh yeah, one more thing. You want to make sure that the... more

Jul 14, 2014 12:00 PM Business Spotlights

When it comes to indoor air quality, Air Resolutions is a Richmond-area expert. This locally owned company offers a holistic approach to improving the air quality of homes that goes beyond equipment installation. more

Jul 14, 2014 12:00 PM Business Spotlights


Photo by Vicki O' Neal

There is simply nothing like the presence of water to metaphorically cool a scene. A water feature, whether a pool, spa, or pond, instantly conjures a sense of relaxation and ease. Creating or enhancing an outdoor living environment... more

Jul 9, 2014 11:48 AM HOME & GARDEN

A theme garden may be formal and structured, or it may appear loose and pleasingly haphazard. In any format, and whether it’s in a public or private setting, theme gardens offer an opportunity to richly appreciate your landscape. more

Mar 11, 2014 3:49 PM HOME & GARDEN

Is your kitchen screaming for a makeover? Have you been dreaming of a redo, waiting to renovate for the past few years and you’re now ready to get started? There is no time like the present! Read on for some fresh ideas and a few trends in kitchen de more

Mar 1, 2013 8:00 AM HOME & GARDEN

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