Home & Household

The Key to Staying Organized: Getting Rid of Stuff Thumbnail

The Key to Staying Organized: Getting Rid of Stuff

The Magic Formula for a Satisfying Life Thumbnail

The Magic Formula for a Satisfying Life

Seed-Saving: How to Get More Gifts from the Garden Thumbnail

Seed-Saving: How to Get More Gifts from the Garden

Why I Am No Longer a Suburban Minimalist Thumbnail

Why I Am No Longer a Suburban Minimalist

Reader Story: How Downsizing Our House Improved our Quality of Life Thumbnail

Reader Story: How Downsizing Our House Improved our Quality of Life

Reader Story: How My Daughter’s School Project Introduced Me to a New Hobby Thumbnail

Reader Story: How My Daughter’s School Project Introduced Me to a New Hobby

16 Edible Plants That Are Thriving in Our Front Yard Garden (and 3 That Are Not) Thumbnail

16 Edible Plants That Are Thriving in Our Front Yard Garden (and 3 That Are Not)

3 Golden Rules for Decorating That I’m Learning to Live By Thumbnail

3 Golden Rules for Decorating That I’m Learning to Live By

How We’re Creating an Edible Front Yard (and You Can Too) Thumbnail

How We’re Creating an Edible Front Yard (and You Can Too)

Reader Story: How I Saved $4,200 on Our Basement Renovation

Suardi house as pictured in House Beautiful in 1998

Everyone Loves a Story: Learn Your House’s History (and See Old Pictures of Mine)

Our 1916 farmhouse in Washington, D.C. that we are repairing and restoring with salvaged house parts

Our House is Becoming a Home and Our Yard is Almost Edible, but Can I Check into a Spa Now?