Home & Garden


Treasure Hunters

Home & Garden

High-end, hand-picked, one-of a-kind pieces signify the selections at J.P. and Teresa McMenamy’s M.C.M. Fine Furniture Warehouse How many times have you been a guest in someone’s home and found yourself in awe of a unique, eye-catching piece of furniture…


How to Create Your Own Tropical Garden

Home & Garden

Plant Your Way to Paradise Coming home to a resort-style tropical garden can help you feel like you’re on an exotic vacation. But, nothing can shatter the illusion of a tropical getaway faster than a garden full of dead plants….


Creating the Man Cave

Home & Garden

The “man cave.” The phrase might make some wives shudder but it is possible to use the latest technology and incorporate attractive design for a space that is all his own. Joe Nelson from Connected Technology suggests starting with a…


Why I don’t Believe In Retirement

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Retirement is something that just doesn’t seem to fit into my schedule. I just reached the young age of 59, but I see no need to plan for retirement. I do not want to retire. In fact, where exactly did…


Stylish Steps by Stanley Homes

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Stylish steps make an impact in two story homes Stanley Homes is all about choices when it comes to customizing a new home. In any home, the first impression when you walk in the front door is essential. The staircase…


Mosaic Masterpieces

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Local mosaic artist and instructor uses broken glass and repurposed materials to create timeless treasures story by Sue DeWerff photography by Jason Hook Turning trash into unique and beautiful treasure is something mosaic artist Betsy Heath is passionate about. Heath,…


Outdoor Lifestyle and Design

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story by Ingrid Bradley photography by Jason Hook Outdoor living spaces have become quite exciting due to an expanded design focus and new materials, all helping homeowners express their own personal style and sense of place. For many, especially those…


A Sanctuary of Sophistication

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June Suermann’s Rockledge abode is a classic, timeless treasure story by Shawn Green photography by Rob Downey Building relationships that last as long as his custom homes is what Joe DiPrima has been doing for over 50 years. DiPrima has…


Hot Tickets

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Cutting-edge home theaters and automation systems mark the future of home entertainment and control. story by karen hufford photography by Rob Downey   While on a family vacation, you remember you forgot to turn off the kitchen lights before you…