Is it a mobile home or manufactured home? Pre-fab or modular? After reading this article, you will know exactly what each term means.
Hammock Chair DIY
So many of my projects are inspired by my kids and born out of a need or opportunity to facilitate some kind of activity that will either teach them independence or nurture their creativity. This hammock chair DIY is one of those. I made it specifically for my older son who loves to read and often needs a little bit of quiet space away from his talkative sister. Our front porch has often served as a little retreat from the chaos of a family of five and was the perfect place to hang out (literally) and enjoy a book While I made this chair for my kids, it could be used by adults as well. I used supplies strong enough to hold up to 200 lbs. so that it might withstand a sturdy…
The Secrets to Giving Day-Old French Fries a Delicious Second Life
French fries, like mashed or roast potatoes, are the type O blood of the food world—they're compatible with just about everybody. That's why it's so sad to bring home leftover frites (that's French for French fries) and have to toss them out the next day because they don't taste as good when they're reheated. Warning: Do Not Ever, Ever Use Your Microwave The problem is most likely the microwave. Due to the vagaries and unevenness of most microwaves, reheating fries usually results in a soggy, limp mass and/or burnt ends. The oil ends up tasting rancid, too. No wonder those leftover fries
Are You Arranging Your Furniture Wrong?
If the furniture isn't arranged right, even the most beautiful of rooms can fall short. So how do you create a successful layout? For starters, avoid these mistakes. But if you're guilty (we've all been there!), fear not -- it's easy to rectify with these tricks.
What does a female surgeon look like?
I was perusing Facebook recently and noticed a friend had tagged me in a post about the now infamous cover of The New Yorker magazine in which four female surgeons are pictured looking down over a patient. By then, the hashtag #ILookLikeASurgeon had gone viral, and I could see why it was so revolutionary. In medical school, when I conducted my general surgery training, female surgeons were few and far between. And in cardiothoracic surgery, the number of female surgeons was zero. Like most surgeons, I am proud to be a surgeon. This is an elite club of men and women who went through the “boot camp” of residency, who sacrificed so many aspects of their lives to help people. During medical school, I was actually excited to get to the hospital at…
What Trump's Wall Along the Mexican Border Means for the U.S. Housing Market
President Trump's wall along the U.S.-Mexican border will also have a profound impact on real estate in these border communities in some unexpected ways.
On Friday, September 15, 2017, the Minnesota Multi Housing Association (MHA) will hold its 22nd annual MADACS Awards: Multi housing Achievement in Design, Advertising & Community Support. The p…
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Travel Tip: New Vail Hotels
As fall gets underway, it's not too early to begin planning your winter ski vacation. As one of the biggest and most popular ski resorts in the United States, Vail, Colo., has naturally been about the powder and the slopes. Upscale resorts and restaurants were an afterthought—but that has dramatically changed in the past decade. Today in Vail, single-minded skiers coexist with those who demand fine hospitality after a long day on the slopes. For suggestions on the best new hotels in the area, read more.