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OMG We Bought A House! Episode 12: Anniversary Al Fresco!

Mr. Kate | Posted 07.21.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

In OMG We Bought A House! Episode 12, we take the decorating outdoors! For mine and Joey's 7th anniversary we decided theres no better place to cel...

UnReal Estate: Outdoor Living Spaces

Redfin | Posted 07.22.2014 | HuffPost Home
Redfin

The weather is getting warmer and May flowers have arrived, which means it's time to bring your living room outside! Each of these homes for sale has ...

7 Lavish Poolside Retreats

Dering Hall | Posted 05.24.2014 | HuffPost Home
Dering Hall

Beautifully executed, these landscapes become a seamless extension of the architecture and overall design intent. The poolside retreats are the perfect oasis for a quick weekend escape, or better yet for an impressive poolside barbecue.

What's the Hottest BBQ Fuel? Propane vs. Natural Gas

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 04.09.2014 | Science
Jon Hotchkiss

You may have wondered why we don't use hydrogen as a BBQ fuel. I know I used to wonder. Turns out there's a very good reason we don't use hydrogen as a BBQ fuel -- in fact, just two words will suffice to explain.

Apres Ski Me!

Carson Arthur | Posted 03.17.2014 | HuffPost Home
Carson Arthur

The real questions that I want to answer are: "Why should homeowners try to extend the use of their backyards?" and: "Do we even have a reason to be in the backyard in the wintertime?"

Native Landscaping vs. Exotic Landscaping: What Should You Do?

Mark Hostetler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Mark Hostetler

Certainly, non-natives do have their place (e.g., vegetable gardens, turfgrass for recreation, and exotic flowers for show), but the dominance of exotic vegetation is at the expense of our natural heritage. Alternatives do exist and people are increasingly interested in sustainable options.

What I Did After Nearly Ending Up In Handcuffs In A Police Car...

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 12.18.2013 | Media
Jon Hotchkiss

I'm going to tell you precisely how I invented... and then built an awesome 10' X 10' backyard / outdoor movie screen all by myself in about 15 minutes... for less than $50 dollars on Sunday October 13th, 2013 - with no formal plans and just a single trip to the hardware store.

Transform Your Outdoor Space

Rana Florida | Posted 01.30.2014 | HuffPost Home
Rana Florida

Summer is all about getting outdoors. Your outdoor space can be the perfect place to relax, have fun or entertain. With a little imagination, a touch of creativity, and some muscle an ordinary backyard space can be transformed into a magical oasis.

How to Create a Stylish Summer Patio

GalTime | Posted 08.21.2013 | HuffPost Home
GalTime

Stylish patios are easy to create and popular for creating outdoor extensions to the home. They allow you to enjoy the outdoors in comfort, and outdoor living has never been more a part of our everyday living!

10 Incredible Playgrounds We Wish We Had Growing Up

The Huffington Post | Rain Embuscado | Posted 06.21.2013 | HuffPost Home

Apparently a lone swingset is frowned upon these days.

Creative Cooking: A New England Style Clam Bake (VIDEO/PHOTOS)

Rana Florida | Posted 01.30.2014 | Taste
Rana Florida

Dig into the best ingredients that summer supplies -- little neck clams, cherry stone clams, shrimp, lobsters, mussels, corn on the cob, Andouille sausage -- without having to dig a fire pit or do any heavy lifting.

LOOK: Our Inner 5-Year-Old Is Totally Jealous Right Now

The Huffington Post | Rain Embuscado | Posted 02.01.2013 | HuffPost Home

This father will go into the "Dad Hall Of Fame."

Bath and Beyond: Share Your DIY Weekend Renovation Projects (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 10.18.2012 | HuffPost Home

When it comes to maintaining a home, one’s work is never done. Whether it’s a simple bathroom or kitchen remodeling, a backyard project, a muc...

Spring Cleaning ... Or Not

Colleen Morton Busch | Posted 05.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Colleen Morton Busch

It's not what I do -- the item on the list -- that ultimately matters. What matters is why I put the task on the list in the first place. That's the energy that drives intention.

WATCH: Illegal Backyard Chickens

Daniel Klein | Posted 06.17.2012 | Food
Daniel Klein

The backyard chicken trend is becoming more and more prevalent these days. But in many North American cities, keeping a flock of hens is still illegal.

6 Dos For A Perfect At-Home Wedding

Wayne Gurnick | Posted 02.27.2012 | Weddings
Wayne Gurnick

The most romantic, emotional and personal weddings that I've ever seen were those at a family's home. To pull off that perfect home wedding, consider these important "Do's".

Ask Xorin: Backyard Bliss

Xorin Balbes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Xorin Balbes

Having a balcony in the city is such a wonderful thing. A connection to the outdoors exists right out your balcony door, and creating a space that maximizes this potential is a must.

Backyard Chickens & Thomas Keller's Decadent Quiche

Daniel Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Daniel Klein

Having gotten the chickens last spring, this winter is the first time I've had to figure out what to do with the birds during freezing spells. It turns out that chickens are tough, but their eggs are not.

Battle Over A Manhattan Treehouse

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — In the countryside, in the suburbs or even in the leafier districts of New York's outer boroughs, a treehouse would hardly raise an e...

Motherhood

Amy Bernays | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Amy Bernays

She had really long legs, looked a bit like a turkey, with a very small comb and a tentative step in her gate.

Mother Hen's Day

Tina Traster | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tina Traster

When I bought my house five years ago, there was a little green shed with the whimsical inscription "Fresh Eggs Sold Here."

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.