Archive for April, 2015

Q: What are the pros and cons of gas versus electric fireplaces?

Filed in Home Experts by on April 26, 2015
Q: What are the pros and cons of gas versus electric fireplaces?

A: Gas fireplaces offer the advantage of higher BTUs resulting in the generation of more heat for the space. They also offer real flame, which is highly desirable…

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A rebirth on 8th Crow Wing Lake

Filed in Feature Homes by on April 2, 2015
A rebirth on 8th Crow Wing Lake

It was a bittersweet day when Don Hudson, with sledgehammer in hand, took the first swing in demolishing a cabin that had been in the family for 12 years.

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An Extraordinary Design

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An Extraordinary Design

Ten years ago, she spotted a lake lot for sale in a development surrounded by established trees.

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Lighthouse Living

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Lighthouse Living

Gina Paulson has always loved the sea. As a little girl, she dreamed about living in a lighthouse.

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A Garden Nears Perfection on Otter Tail Lake

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A Garden Nears Perfection on Otter Tail Lake

On the south shore of Otter Tail Lake is a place that was once Tanglewood Camp, Otter Tail Lake’s first resort. By the time Rollie Mann acquired the property in the 1970s…

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Brew Ales & Eats

Filed in Destinations by on April 2, 2015
Brew Ales & Eats

Handcrafted cocktails, a rotating beer selection, and deliciously creative bar food are cultivating a loyal following at Brew Ales & Eats.

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Area Rugs

Filed in Design and Decor by on April 2, 2015
Area Rugs

I am a huge proponent of area rugs. I happen to own twenty of them! You may think this is excessive, but rugs are the easiest design element and work as one of the most versatile items in any room.

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Docks are Re-surfacing as a Place to Be

Filed in Lakeside Living, On The Lake by on April 2, 2015
Docks are Re-surfacing as a Place to Be

If your dock has entered its sunset years and it’s time to consider replacement, we’ve got a few tips from the experts.

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Alluring Laundry Rooms

Filed in Design and Decor by on April 2, 2015
Alluring Laundry Rooms

Laundry rooms are making their way up out of the basement (or garages for those in warmer climates) and into our everyday living spaces.

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Home Sweet Guest Suite

Filed in Construction, Design and Decor by on April 2, 2015
Home Sweet Guest Suite

Most people have the “wish list” of areas they would love to incorporate into their home, if only they had more room – a sewing or craft room, man cave, gym space…

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