Wood or stone: Modern luxury vinyl fools the eye Luxury vinyl flooring? Really? Yes — but these products definitely are not the shiny orange sheet that covered your mom’s kitchen floor, or the old peel-and-stick school hall tiles your dad plopped...
Jan 20, 2013 | 0 | 6 |
By Allen Norwood McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
Create organization hub at home to simplify life Getting a family organized requires more than a few well-chosen New Year’s resolutions. Increasingly, homeowners are carving out a physical space — anything from a single kitchen cabinet to an enti...
Jan 12, 2013 | 0 | 4 |
By MELISSA RAYWORTH Associated PressAssociated Press
Digging in: winter treats for visiting birds The birds at our house thrive on a gourmet diet — pretty much year-round. There’s a meal worm feeder for bluebirds, nut feeder for woodpeckers, thistle feeder for finches, safflower feeder for card...
Jan 05, 2013 | 0 | 6 |
By Kathy Van Mullekom McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
The Everglades: Where the wildflowers are OCHOPEE, Fla. — They’re so easy to miss in a landscape almost monotonously green. But for naturalist Roger Hammer, it’s the small, scattered drops of color that stand out among the slash pines and ...
Dec 29, 2012 | 0 | 6 |
By CURTIS MORGAN Associated PressAssociated Press
Refresh holiday arrangements as Christmas nears It can’t be there are only three more days until Christmas. There is so much to do before then. Table arrangements that were fresh last week need replacing, as does the holly and pine tucked into t...
Holiday display brightens the season KENAI, Alaska — The Klimpke’s Christmas lights are so extravagant oil platform workers see them as they fly over in helicopters and a Coho-based pilot uses them as a waypoint on his approach home....
Dec 22, 2012 | 0 | 6 |
By DAN SCHWARTZ Associated PressAssociated Press
Rescued tree lifts wrecked town’s spirit UNION BEACH, N.J. — In the days after Superstorm Sandy wrecked this gritty blue-collar enclave on the New Jersey shore, creating iconic scenes of devastation and loss, the artificial Christmas tre...
Dec 16, 2012 | 0 | 8 |
By WAYNE PARRY Associated PressAssociated Press