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June 1, 2017
How do you tactfully turn down an offer to be a bridesmaid? (Dreamstime)
ETIQUETTE: How to decline being a bridesmaid
June 1, 2017 - 5:39pm
If you have space, install a residential waterless urinal. (Kohler)
Plumber: Looking for aggressive water-saving plumbing fixtures
June 1, 2017 - 4:48pm
May 28, 2017
Motorized louver systems provide ample sunlight when open (left) and protection from elements when closed (right). Deckmasters / Special to The Forum
Seeking an outdoor oasis: Pergolas create room-like space
May 28, 2017 - 8:53am
May 27, 2017
An inexpensive way to add style and function with a doormat that will greet you and guests with charm.
Jazz up your entryway
May 27, 2017 - 12:18pm
Kate Spade's bright striped bath towels have beach house style, $20. (Kate Spade)
Bold beach stripes for your home
May 27, 2017 - 11:12am
Declutter: Tips to tidy up your home, inbox
May 27, 2017 - 5:13am
Ask a Master Gardener: Roundup shelf life
May 27, 2017 - 4:00am
May 26, 2017
Melissa Schmalenberger, Ms Simplicity columnist
How 'The Cat in the Hat' almost ruined my life
May 26, 2017 - 7:42am
May 25, 2017
Today’s bar faucets are available in a full line of feature-packed models. (Kohler)
Plumber: Check out these new bar faucet features
May 25, 2017 - 3:54am
May 24, 2017
When well-traveled house guests visit, should you air your concerns about bedbugs? (Dreamstime)
How to talk about bedbugs with a well-traveled house guest
May 24, 2017 - 10:53pm
May 20, 2017
A low, light colored sectional sofa helps keep this living room open and bright. (Hannah Rokes)
Design recipes: How to make a small apartment seem bigger
May 20, 2017 - 2:01pm
Escrow benefits the home buyer and the seller.
Escrow protects buyer, seller
May 20, 2017 - 8:55am
From left, Maddy Nye, Chelsea Brink, Crystal Quinn, and Mandy Multerer on May 3, 2017, in Minneapolis. There has been an explosion of feminist T-shirts designed in Minnesota. “Of course it’s only a T-shirt, but it’s contributing to a larger paradigm shift in awareness and action," Nye said. (Carlos Gonzalez/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
A grassroots, fashion action: Minnesota designers fuel feminist T-shirt craze
May 20, 2017 - 5:06am
May 19, 2017
A wooden fence can be installed in many styles, and it can also be a feast for pests.
What's the best material for a fence?
May 19, 2017 - 5:54pm
Melissa Schmalenberger, Ms Simplicity columnist
Advice to my son as he graduates high school
May 19, 2017 - 9:52am