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OMG We Bought a House! Episode 4: See You At The Altar!

Mr. Kate | Posted 03.18.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

The inset alcove or altar, as we're calling it, is just begging for a whimsical DIY project. The mantle is the first thing you see when you walk in our front door so it's the perfect place to establish the design for the overall house.

5 New NYC Hot Spots Sizzling This Winter

Carrie Seim | Posted 02.19.2014 | New York
Carrie Seim

It's hard to imagine anything wonderful about New York in February. But the city's sexy new haunts will keep even the bitterest winter blues at bay.

4 Easy Ways To Start Grilling With Your Fireplace

Steven Raichlen | Posted 03.26.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

In many parts of the world, cooking on an indoor hearth remains a living art.

Dealing With Life's Leftovers

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 03.20.2014 | Religion
William B. Bradshaw

In times past, most people heated their houses using fireplaces, stoves and coal furnaces. Some people still do. It makes no difference which of these forms of heating one uses, there are always ashes or clinkers to get out of the house and hauled away without leaving a mess behind.

WATCH: Celebrity Cat Lil Bub Hosts The Cutest Fireside 'Chat' Of All Time

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 12.27.2013 | Good News

Can you imagine anything more comforting than a purring kitty basking in the warmth of a crackling fire? Well, that's Lil Bub's Christmas gift to y...

Here's Basically Fireplace Porn

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 12.19.2013 | Comedy

It's about the log. The perfect positioning. The duration of the flame. To be an architect of fire, you must be an artiste -- a true direct...

No Chimney? No Santa.

Jed Kolko | Posted 02.16.2014 | HuffPost Home
Jed Kolko

It's time for families to sit together by the fireplace, hang stockings on the mantel, and wait for Santa to come down the chimney on Christmas Eve. (...

LOOK: The Perfect Place To Relax And Reflect

Posted 12.02.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Top Tips for a Warmer Home During the Holidays

Holly Hammond | Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Home
Holly Hammond

Will you be accommodating overnight guests during the holiday season? If so, furnish their rooms with lots of extra blankets, and perhaps a space heater for especially cold rooms.

PHOTOS: Hotels For Some Fireside Warmth

Tablet | Posted 05.12.2013 | Travel
Tablet

With winter upon us in the northern hemisphere, it's time to warm up with some of our favorite hotel hearths. Because whether you're high in the Alps or at the heart of a city, there's nothing quite like sitting by the fire.

PHOTOS: Romantic Hotel Fireplaces

Travel + Leisure | Posted 04.18.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Some hotels treat guests to a gas fireplace in the privacy of your room, while others use a roaring fire to make a bold design statement at the center of the lobby or restaurant.

History Of The Modern Fireplace

Bill Streever | Posted 02.25.2013 | Books
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Bill Streever

There is something inescapably wonderful about the special combination of sound, light, and heat that come from the fireplace.

PHOTOS: Local Real Estate For Sale With Great Fireplaces

Posted 12.01.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- It sure is chilly out! Wouldn't it be great to have a fireplace to curl up in front of? Drink hot chocolate in these flame-warmed pro...

Updating Your Fireplace Surround (VIDEO)

Brian Kelsey | Posted 06.26.2012 | HuffPost Home
Brian Kelsey

2012-06-26-fireplace.png If you have ever looked at your fireplace surround, and said "... Eh," there are things you can do to remedy the situation.

Roasting by an Open Fire: Eco-Friendly or Health Threat?

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 02.22.2012 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

Some of our local experts see wood as a future fuel, a serious source of biomass energy. But the realities and science of air quality could cause us to question some of our long held assumptions about the wholesomeness of a fire.

"Branching Out"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 12.19.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

For weeks, I had asked the perplexing and ridiculous question: if a tree falls in my backyard, and I am there to hear it, will it land on my head?

Warm Up! NYC's Best Fireside Drinking & Dining (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

From Melanie Berliet, Citysearch Once the cold sets in, there's nothing better than drinking and dining beside the warm glow of a roaring fire. But o...

Gyrofocus: Modern Fireplace Is Voted World's Most Beautiful Object (PHOTO)

Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Here's one beauty contest where objectification is the goal, literally. The Pulchra design competition in Italy searches far and wide for the 'World's...

Merry Christmas From The HuffPost LA!

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Sure, we might not have a professional football team, but It is a testament to the greatness of this city that we are presented with not one, but TWO ...

The Fire Of Thanksgiving

Soren Gordhamer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Soren Gordhamer

Thanksgiving is one of the few times a year when families come together. Ram Dass used to say that if you ever thought you were enlightened, go spend a week with your parents and siblings.