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Roses in Bloom
June 4, 2013 – 7:00 am | Comments Off

A four-year labor of love results in one couple’s dream home on Lake Hamilton.

When Kathy and Michael Rose first met, there was excitement in the air: it was opening day at Oaklawn Park.

Michael, originally from Lexington, Kentucky, arrived as part of a horse-training team. “I met Kathy,” he says with a smile. “The horses left, and I stayed.” The couple still keeps and trains Thoroughbreds; their Lake Hamilton home provides a backdrop for equestrian-themed art, from bronze sculpture to photographs and paintings. Read the full story »

Red Oak Retreat
June 3, 2013 – 9:00 am | Comments Off
Red Oak Retreat

Peggy and Phil Stratton enjoy coming home as much as they love traveling the world.
They came from Alabama – but instead of a banjo, Peggy and Phil Stratton brought with them a love of community …

Choosing the Right Fountain for Your Outdoor Space
June 3, 2013 – 2:05 am | Comments Off
Choosing the Right Fountain for Your Outdoor Space

Follow these expert tips
Spanish explorer Ponce de Leon spent many years and covered many miles searching for the fabled “fountain of youth.” Fortunately, you don’t have to go to those lengths to find a special …

The Perfect Kitchen Remodel
June 3, 2013 – 2:00 am | Comments Off
The Perfect Kitchen Remodel

Make your kitchen clutter-free and spacious by adding storage
For many Americans, remodeling their kitchens tops the list of home improvement projects — and for several good reasons. Not only is the kitchen the heart of …

Need a Recipe For Affordable Kitchen Remodeling? Fresh Paint!
June 3, 2013 – 1:55 am | Comments Off
Need a Recipe For Affordable Kitchen Remodeling?  Fresh Paint!

Spending around $100 will provide a whole new look
A remodeled kitchen is the fondest dream of many homeowners. But at an average cost of $56,000 for a “mid-range” upgrade according to Remodeling magazine, the price …

Wallpaper: In or Out?
June 3, 2013 – 1:50 am | Comments Off
Wallpaper: In or Out?

Wallcoverings can change the look of a room in an instant
By Sandra Meineke
As the real estate market continues to be sluggish across the country, homeowners who might have downsized or up-sized are choosing instead to …

Inspirato: Luxury Vacations at a Price You’ll Appreciate
June 3, 2013 – 1:15 am | Comments Off
Inspirato: Luxury Vacations at a Price You’ll Appreciate

By Melanie Saxton
A members-only luxury destination club, Inspirato, frees you to vacation the way you’ve always wanted – a curated journey that provides your family the most impactful “together time” possible.

Carefree and Decluttered
Perhaps your …

Host a Star-Studded Fourth – Decorative treats add the “fest” to festivities
June 2, 2013 – 4:10 am | Comments Off
Host a Star-Studded Fourth – Decorative treats add the “fest” to festivities

The Fourth of July calls for a carefree party with good friends, fab food, fun and fireworks — a real star-studded holiday celebration.
When adding star power to the occasion, don’t forget the decorations. Festive stars …

Summer Silhouettes and Summer Discoveries
June 2, 2013 – 2:20 am | Comments Off
Summer Silhouettes and Summer Discoveries

Obsessions, Great Finds,
Faves, Must-haves,
Dress-up, Stylish Essentials!

Unique Finds For Your Home And Lifestyle
June 2, 2013 – 2:20 am | Comments Off
Unique Finds For Your Home And Lifestyle

De’Longhi
For generations, Italian design has operated on a principle of simplicity. From ancient times to modern designers, Italian design has featured clean lines, thoughtful touches and inspired thinking. Stainless steel 54 oz. Kettle features …

Restyle Your Smile
June 2, 2013 – 2:10 am | Comments Off
Restyle Your Smile

 

Dental implants becoming the treatment of choice for replacement of missing teeth
By Cheryl Alexander
Millions of Americans contend with missing teeth and the variety of options for restoring them. According to the American Association of Oral …

Book Reviews!
June 2, 2013 – 1:40 am | Comments Off
Book Reviews!

WHAT PLANT WHEN
What Plant When is a compact book from DK Publishing and the American Horticultural Society It is the perfect guide to choosing beautiful plants that will give seasonal interest and color to a …

The Best White Wine To Pair With Seafood? Dry Riesling, of course!
June 2, 2013 – 1:20 am | Comments Off
The Best White Wine To Pair With Seafood?  Dry Riesling, of course!

By Denman Moody
www.denmanswineblog.com
When I first wrote about Riesling some 30 years ago, it had little effect because most people had no interest in a “too-sweet, cheap white wine from Germany”— Liebfraumilch being the then omnipresent …

Asparagus and Tomato Salad with Feta
June 2, 2013 – 1:10 am | Comments Off
Asparagus and Tomato Salad with Feta

Asparagus and Tomato Salad with Feta

Serves: 4 – 6
Prep time: 10 minutes
Grilling time: 6 to 8 minutes
Special equipment: perforated grill pan
Vinaigrette:
1. Prepare the grill for direct cooking over medium heat (350° to 450°F) and preheat …

Recover Your Smile and Confidence
June 2, 2013 – 1:00 am | Comments Off
Recover Your Smile and Confidence

Dental veneers can jump start your new attitude
By Cheryl Alexander
Do talking and smiling make you feel self-conscious due to discolored, uneven, broken or gapped teeth? Do you feel that your confidence would greatly improve if …