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From the Garden Party | Throw a Backyard Shindig Using the Season’s Ripe Veggies & Herbs

With the arrival of spring, Mother Nature beckons us outdoors with her sunny disposition and warmth. It’s the perfect time for al fresco entertaining! Dust off the patio furniture, fire ...
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Getting to Know You | A New Neighbor’s Guide

We all remember what it was like to be the new person in town. You may not have a social network close by, you don’t know where to go out ...
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What’s for Dinner? Comfort Meals for Cold Nights

During the winter months, I find myself huddled around the stovetop, preparing home-cooked meals, cranking up the oven’s heat. The cold temperatures and bare trees leave me longing for the ...
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And the Winner Is… | Roanoke Valley Family Wins Their Dream Kitchen Renovation

In her line of work, Morgan Kreutz has seen her share of kitchen contests and renovations. So, as marketing director for The Willard Company, hosting a kitchen contest for the ...
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Editor’s Picks: Best in Books, Hot Titles for Great Gifting

Here at HOME, books are among our favorite gifts to give and receive, at the holidays and all year long. (We especially love the coffee table book; glossy hardbacks with ...
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Holiday Heritage Embrace Your Roots | In the Kitchen and Around the Dinner Table this Holiday Season

With the arrival of the holiday season, we comfort ourselves with the dishes that remind us of home—the green bean casserole, cranberry sauce, sugar cookies cut into yuletide shapes, babka, rugelach, pies ...
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Chocolate Cake: From Beloved Birthdays to Decadent Desserts

In many households, the conversation is the same around each family member’s birthday: “What kind of cake would you like for your birthday this year?” Some have a different request every year, but ...
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Simplify Your Closet–and Your Life: Building a Capsule Wardrobe that Works

When it comes to getting dressed each day, we may be needlessly taxing ourselves. Some of us relish taking time to put together creative outfits; for others, ...
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