Tom Cruise has a reputation for over-the-top stunts and high-octane action, but his recent home sale can best be described as under-the-radar. The box-office star sold his home in Beverly Hills for $38 million, property records show.
This has been a banner year for tropical plant nuts like me as Regal Shields, Borneo Giant, and Portora just to name a few started showing up in area garden centers. These are just a few of the elephant ears that lured the gardeners in my family to not only bring out the pocketbook but to redesign for the lush look of the islands.
If you're an audiophile, you know what a big difference it can make to your listening experience to have good components. And they don't necessarily have to cost more than your house payment. These home audio products offer the best value for the money, and some pretty amazing sound, too.
Nancy Helms probably owns a better camera with a bigger lens than yours. When she's not home in Midlothian, Va., near Richmond, she's probably here, in Huntington Beach State Park, aiming her Canon at something.
SEATTLE - All the cool kids have clubhouses. Mickey's Mouseketeers. Calvin and Hobbes (sorry, excluded Susie). And, in the real world of actual humans, Terri Sullivan; Paul Black; and Sullivan's best friend, Kathy.
There's a Facebook page titled "Crimes Against Horticulture" that gathers photos of horrendously mutilated trees and shrubs. It's what people do when they feel compelled to prune plants, but they don't know why. The extent of human creativity can be viewed on their posts, which defy both logic and nature. It is a valuable, visual cautionary tale about what power tools have done to landscape plants everywhere.
Summer is here, and what better way to relax than a day spent lounging at the beach on a colorful Beach Blanket Roll Up? With a pillow and two pockets for your sunscreen, book or sunglasses, this DIY is going to be your new favorite summer accessory. Plus, it rolls up and has handles so you can grab and go!
Dear Angie: How can you sell a home that's a part of an estate without putting a lot of money into it? My siblings and I have been trying to sell my mother's home, after she passed. It is a wonderful home, but she was 86 years old and the basement has not been cleaned in probably 10-15 years. We have not gotten an offer in over six months.
Somewhere between macrame and traditional tapestries is a form of textural artwork that is popping up on walls in growing numbers. Even the makers creating the textile pieces have a hard time agreeing on what to call them: woven wall hangings, yarn art, weaves, tapestries. There are as many labels for the handmade pieces as there are styles.
Using both high-pitched whistles and voice commands, Paul Murray along with his wife Kelly Gann and son Kylo Murray-Gann give a May 26 sheep herding demonstration at their Roy-area home while working with their dogs Lexi, Briar and Mike.
VIDEO: Teamwork and trust are musts for sheepdog competition