Home & Garden Insights

June 23, 2008


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$2,000 in Gourmet Merchandise from Dean & DeLuca
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July 16, 2007

How to Cure Cracking Ceramic Tiles

Filed under: ceramic tiles, home, home and garden, home improvement — homeandgardeninsights @ 9:27 pm

Henry Harrison shows you how to use caulk to cure a cracked ceramic tile surface. Watch the Video

June 19, 2007

Top 5 Recipe Sites

Filed under: chefs, cooking, food, home and garden, recipes — homeandgardeninsights @ 9:17 pm

“Looking for recipes? You’ve come to the right place. Allrecipes has more than 40,000 free recipes—all created, tested, reviewed and approved by home cooks worldwide.”

Epicurious: Recipes
Recipe database from Epicurious based on the menus of Bon Appetit and Gourmet. Find seasonal, quick, and five-ingredient recipes as well as drink, dessert, and holiday recipes.

Global Gourmet
Features informative, timely articles with menus, recipe search, cocktails index, and cookbook reviews.

Martha Stewart Living: Food and Recipe Finder
Searchable directory of recipes featured in Martha Stewart’s magazine, books, and shows. Also offers menus, videos, and recipe discussion boards.

Recipe Source
Cooking site with recipes organized by region and ethnic group, type of dish, and cooking method.

June 12, 2007

My Back Yard

Filed under: back yard, gardening, home and garden, nature, pictures — homeandgardeninsights @ 3:26 pm

Pictures of my back yard:

June 11, 2007


Filed under: home & garden, home and garden, wood, wooden houses — homeandgardeninsights @ 11:15 pm

Check out Livio De Marchi’s wooden house, car, clothes, and more: a completely wooden life.

Cat Wine Rack

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May 22, 2007

Yard Art and Handmade Places

Filed under: books, gardening, gardens, home & garden, home and garden, home improvement, publications, yards — homeandgardeninsights @ 4:36 pm

Yard Art and Handmade Places: Extraordinary Expressions of Home
By Jill Nokes, with Pat Jasper

New book to be released October 2007.

“Yard Art and Handmade Places profiles twenty homemakers who have used their yards and gardens to express their sense of individuality, to maintain connections to family and heritage, or even to create sacred spaces for personal and community refreshment and healing.”

Rate My Space

“Do you think you’ve got a flair for decorating? Share your photos with the world and show off your favorite spaces. Just sign in and name your spaces and you’re ready to upload photos! Share with friends, rate your favorites and browse other users’ spaces for inspiration.”

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May 21, 2007

Lighting Up Summer Nights

Filed under: candles, home & garden, home and garden, lanterns, life, lighting, news — homeandgardeninsights @ 9:41 pm

[image by tony cenicola]

The New York Times posted a Lighting Up Summer Nights slide show that features several lighting techniques for the home and garden. Among these include stone-shaped candles, Chinese-style lanterns, battery-operated lanterns, L.E.D. lamps and more.

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