Archive for April, 2014

So Many Choices with the Versatile Hosta

Filed in Gardening by on April 15, 2014
So Many Choices with the Versatile Hosta

What is the most versatile plant in the garden? If you said hosta, I agree. Long a star in the shade garden, the hosta now has a place in the sun as well.

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Hudson Park Hammered Metal Tissue Box

Filed in Design & Decor Products by on April 12, 2014
Hudson Park Hammered Metal Tissue Box

Imported stainless steel tissue box measures 54″ x 54″ x 5.95″ www.bloomingdales.com

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Fergus Falls

Filed in Destinations by on April 12, 2014
Fergus Falls

Every day can be a new adventure while exploring Fergus Falls. From the unique downtown shops and 30-plus dining options to the active arts scene and 1,049 lakes within Otter Tail County…

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Ask the Home Experts

Filed in Home Experts by on April 11, 2014

For a limited time, we’re offering a free one-year subscription to the submitter of any question we publish in an upcoming issue. The topic is up to you, Design, Construction, Insurance, Real Estate, Energy, Home Improvement…you name it. We’d love to hear from you (and so would our panel of experts).

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Q: Now is the time that many of us are re-opening our lake homes. What should we be looking for in terms of checking for signs of damage or trouble over winter?

Filed in Home Experts, Maintenance by on April 11, 2014
Q: Now is the time that many of us are re-opening our lake homes. What should we be looking for in terms of checking for signs of damage or trouble over winter?

A: You’ll want to give the house a careful…

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Q: What can I do to give a new home the vintage character that older homes have?

Filed in Design and Decor, Home Experts by on April 11, 2014
Q: What can I do to give a new home the vintage character that older homes have?

A: Betty Ravik of Ravnik Interior Design/The Interior Shoppe offers the following advice: “What comes to mind first is the millwork.”

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Classic Comfort

Filed in Landscaping by on April 11, 2014
Classic Comfort

Whether you’re entertaining, relaxing by the lake or watch the sun set, classic and comfortable outdoor furniture is a must.

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Make Your House Pop

Filed in Design and Decor by on April 11, 2014
Make Your House Pop

Painting or residing your home may make the biggest splash, but choosing a new color for your trim and shutters can do more than you might expect.

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NorthPoint Design

Filed in Design and Decor by on April 11, 2014
NorthPoint Design

“People can be more playful with their cabins. I think people tend to be more relaxed when they’re at the lake…”

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Landscaping

Filed in Landscaping by on April 10, 2014
Landscaping

One of the most common laments of homeowners who are making home improvements in preparation for a move is. “Why didn’t we make these changes…”

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