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She Turns An Ugly Tree Stump Into An Adorable Fairy House

LittleThings | Posted 03.05.2017 | HuffPost Home

By Barbara Diamond, writer at LittleThings In April of 2015, Mimi's husband told her he needed to cut down a dead tree in their yard. "I always have ...

Modern Barbie: Aspiring to Character, Not Appearance

Ruth Bernstein | Posted 02.02.2017 | Business
Ruth Bernstein

There's a tricky tension between Barbie as a relatable figure and Barbie as an aspirational figure, but Mattel seems to have navigated the balance effectively.

When the Bough Breaks

Jerry Zezima | Posted 09.16.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

When I bought my house, which the bank owns but kindly allows me to pay for, I was thrilled to have a big yard with lots of beautiful trees. Apparently, the trees don't feel the same, which is why, after a recent storm, the oak was on me.

Fire Pits: The Ultimate End-of-Summer Upgrade

This Old House | Posted 08.18.2016 | HuffPost Home
This Old House

Extend your outdoor season this late summer/ early fall with a well-placed fire pit. You can either build it or buy it. Here's more information from a...

3 DIY Ways to Get Your Yard Party Ready

This Old House | Posted 06.26.2016 | HuffPost Home
This Old House

It's almost 4th of July! No doubt you're getting your backyard ready for your annual cookout! Here are some clever DIY upgrades to help you turn your space into the ultimate party spot.

The Wrong Stuff

Jerry Zezima | Posted 12.04.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

"You're not qualified to have adult children if you don't have a basement," Tim said. "Where are they going to put their stuff?" "In the garage," I replied.

Grow a Conscience: How to Garden Green

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

Whether your farm fits in a window box or spans several acres, ensure a truly green thumb with these Earth-friendly gardening gizmos.