Month: July 2012

DIY projects refresh your space in 1 weekend

(HIB) - Home and style magazines, social media and interior designers on TV are inspiring more homeowners to transform their spaces into places they love. Projects range from renewing your bathtub to refreshing your backyard deck, and can be completed ...

Family-friendly fall food pairings

(HIB) - From fresh harvests to flavorful spices, the fall season is full of opportunity, especially when it comes to the foods we eat. With a little creativity, enjoying classic fall flavors can be delicious, fun and easy for the entire family. Here ar...

Tips for a successful roof renovation

(HIB) - As the years go on and people grow older, so does your home. The changing of seasons and the weather that comes along with it can take a toll on your home, leaving its appearance less than desirable. Your roof is one of the first things that ...

Cost-control tips for bridesmaids-to-be

(HIB) - Standing up for your friend as her maid of honor or bridesmaid is a special experience you'll both remember all your lives. Yet your happiness for your friend, and your joy at participating in her wedding, can be tempered by concerns about the ...

New mobile app puts flooring in hand

(HIB) - Applications for smartphones and tablets are everywhere today. And more than ever, people are using these applications to save time and money while finding that perfect product to enhance their busy lives. In 2011, there were almost 1.2 billio...

Enhance your wedding with memorable aromas

(HIB) - Weddings are a feast for the senses. Anyone who's been part of planning a wedding knows that every detail of the sights, sounds and tastes of the event are given attention. But what about the aromas? You can make your special day even more memo...

Why more people are installing saltwater pools

(HIB) - One of the hottest summers in US history has sent everyone scurrying into their pools to cool off, and the biggest new trend in swimming pools is salt water. First developed in Australia, saltwater pools offer several advantages over convention...

Make food prep easy this summer by going raw

(HIB) - The hot days of summer are the perfect time to relax with friends in the backyard and sample delicious fruits and salads while sipping chilled drinks. Follow a few quick and easy tips to serve and enjoy the fruits and veggies grown in the gard...

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How to keep cool and cut home energy costs

(HIB) - The warm weather and long days of summer can give us a free and easy feeling - that is, until it's time to pay the utility bill. Utility costs can add up fast with increased use of the air conditioner, appliances and other household items durin...

The secrets to successful outdoor entertaining

(HIB) - What makes an outdoor party great? It's simple: Keep guests comfortable. When friends and family gather at your place for a party this summer, what will they remember most about your backyard? The lovely landscaping and delicious food you serv...