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10 Ways Raising House Plants and Kids Are Similar

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 07.07.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Since my daughter has left the nest and seems to be taking wonderful care of herself with, of course, several attempts on my part to always remain important and necessary, I have noticed that I have become a bit motherly with my plants. I know exactly what it is like to be motherly because I have been in the parenting game for over 20 years.

In Praise of Old Restaurant Ware

Linda Buzzell | Posted 05.27.2014 | HuffPost Home
Linda Buzzell

Years ago, Americans used to know how to make things that would last. We seem to have forgotten that skill and for decades now have adopted the practice of just buying something new from halfway around the planet and throwing the old into the landfill.

Who Is This Curtain Lady??

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 03.20.2014 | Comedy

Quality Curtain Outlet could not have paid for a better spokesperson than this patron who is seriously into their curtains -- big time. She had been l...

Disrupt an Industry -- by Following the Golden Rule

Scott Tannen | Posted 04.09.2014 | Small Business
Scott Tannen

By considering how materials are sourced, valuing the human components of the supply chain and effectively managing retail prices, entrepreneurs are uniquely positioned to disrupt a variety of industries.

The Faithful Shopper: Best of 2013

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 03.02.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's been an eventful year for all of us in the New York retail and fashion scene, from grand old friends such as Bergdorf Goodman and Macy's undergoi...

These 7 Hi-Tech Home Innovations Of The Future Will Make Your Life Easier (PHOTOS)

Posted 11.18.2013 | Training

Everyone has their own vision of what a lap of luxury looks like. And while it no doubt includes generous space, the latest in home appliances, and...

5 Steps to a More Masculine Home

TRNK | Posted 12.16.2013 | HuffPost Home
TRNK

Adding elements that are a little more weathered and worn naturally make a home feel more inviting. While your grandfather's old cigar chair may be an artifact in its own right, it can make your space feel more like a home, rather than a museum.

Is growth among privately held construction firms peaking?

Mary Ellen Biery | Posted 11.23.2013 | Small Business
Mary Ellen Biery

Residential builders and remodelers make up one of the fastest-growing groups of privately held companies, according to industry data from Sageworks, ...

7 Tips to Get the Best Value in a Luxury Kitchen

Karen Williams | Posted 10.14.2013 | HuffPost Home
Karen Williams

With a little careful planning, you can have the luxury kitchen of your dreams without breaking the bank (too much).

The Three Biggest Mistakes People Make With Their Living Room, From Maxwell Ryan (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | MarloThomas

Furnishing a living room can be tricky. Maxwell Ryan, founder of Apartment Therapy, shared the three biggest mistakes that people make when he joined...

Cheap Furniture Should Not Kill or Maim U.S. Workers

Robin Wilson | Posted 06.04.2013 | Green
Robin Wilson

As an eco-designer focused on wellness in the home, it is my belief that most U.S. based manufacturing firms adhere to rigorous testing criteria, environmental standards and sustainability programs that lift them to the next level in their stewardship of our environment.

Everyone Needs a Bed to Sleep On, Right?

Mat Herman | Posted 01.13.2013 | Impact
Mat Herman

Our goal in starting Apt2B was to offer something different. The two of us had experienced many different ends of the industry, and realized that a gap existed in the marketplace for stylish and functional home furnishings that was actually affordable.

PHOTOS: Move To An Entire IKEA City!

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.10.2012 | Business

Do you ever dream of an entire city filled with Swedish meatballs and do-it-yourself furniture? That dream could soon be a reality. IKEA, the Swed...

Should I Stay or Should I go?

Toni Haber | Posted 05.05.2012 | New York
Toni Haber

Finally having found the ideal place to settle in was so exciting, but even the thought of having to go through all of my stuff and move apartments was daunting. I had to ask myself some tough questions... Should it stay or should it go?

Sam Maloof: Surrounded by Friends

John Seed | Posted 11.26.2011 | Arts
John Seed

"The House That Sam Built," an exhibition now on view at the Boone Gallery of the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in San Mar...

One Kings Lane: Remaking The Home Online

Jacob Slevin | Posted 09.26.2011 | Arts
Jacob Slevin

Who wouldn't want luxury furnishings at clearance prices? Right! In the past five years, we've witnessed the Internet turn retail upside down in marke...

Dana Oates, dbO Home: 27 Million And Counting

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 07.28.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

Hotel Trappings Without The Hotel

nytimes.com | Stuart Elliot | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Westin Hotels and Resorts is to announce on Monday a partnership with Amazon.com that will offer computer users what Westin is calling the first hotel...