Preserving Wine At Home

1. Keep CoolWines don’t like to get hot around their collars. “If wine gets too warm, it will age faster and the heat can distort the flavors,” Wahl says. “Heat can also ruin wine completely, which you won’t realize until you open the bottle. The best bet is to...

Your Guide To Outdoor Counter-Tops

Granite: Fits Just About Anywhere Pros often mentioned granite as the most practical surface for a wide variety of situations. Granite plays well with a variety of styles, fitting in equally well in a modern setting and a farmhouse one; the latter is seen in this...

Today’s Modern Bathroom

Modern-Style Bathrooms at a Glance Floating vanities with flat-panel doors and drawersMinimalist faucets and hardwareFrameless mirrorsStreamlined or integrated lightingNeutral, minimalist color paletteRepetition of finishes and materials for cohesive look mckimm...

Ten Ideas For Low Maintenance Back Yards

1. Bocce Ball Court With a bocce ball court, fire pit and minimal plantings, this water-wise Austin, Texas, backyard by is primed for parties. String lights around the perimeter illuminate the court at night and add to the ambiance. B. Jane Gardens 2. Small...