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Boost Your Roost | A Better First Impression in 72 Hours or Less

When the months are warm, it can be disheartening to return home after a long day of work, sigh as you scurry up a cracking sidewalk amid a barren landscape ...
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Home Grown Cuisine | Farm-to-Table Dining

From Hanover tomatoes and Halifax cantaloupes to the basil and mint growing in your kitchen garden, the Commonwealth is rich with locally grown delectables—and thanks to a growing interest in ...
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Paper Swoon | For the Love of Wallpaper

Ah, wallpaper, how I love thee; I can’t begin to count the ways. There’s no faster, can’t-fail route to dramatic space transformation than a trip down the paper trail. Wallpaper ...
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A Barn House in the Country | Farmsteading Family Creates a Dream Estate

“Bella and Sterling—they’re why we bought the farm,” says Thistlewood Farm owner Meredith Elliott. Bella is a winsome Bashkir Curly Clydesdale Cross and Sterling’s a stately Tennessee Walker. When Bella ...
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More Really Is More! | Betty Lou and Dick Kienle Re-think Their Decision to Downsize

Photography by Kevin Hurley What happens when retirees downsize… and then realize that downsizing just isn’t for them? Five years ago, retirees Betty Lou and Dick Kienle decided to sell ...
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Home Away from Home | Airbnb Transforms Tech into Splendid Hospitality

Once you have earned those hard-won retirement stripes, among your greatest rewards is time to travel. No longer does that have to involve a fussy lot of planning, a huge ...
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A New Step in Time | New Purpose, New Condo, Roanoke Is Now Home for Maryland Couple

Retirement in 2019 is poles apart from its connotation in 1999… or 2009, for that matter. The days of lackadaisically whiling away the hours, puttering around the yard and playing ...
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Sizing Down to Live It Up | Is Downsizing Right for You?

Most of us would love to be able to downsize our laundry piles, dress sizes, or credit card balances. We know that we can achieve the goal of ‘less is ...
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