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  • Home and Garden calendar Oct. 4, 2014

    By carlotta olson -
    Published: Sat, Oct 4, 2014

    HOME AND GARDEN CALENDAR Thursday Winterizing Your Home - 10-11:30 a.m., Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock Ave., $4. Registration required: 387-6000, csseniorcenter.com. OCT. 14 Horticultural Art Society Talk - Pat Sullivan will present "21 Things Your Plants Wished...

  • Creature comforts: Pets' amenities rising trend for homebuilders

    By SUE MANNING The Associated Press -
    Published: Sat, Oct 4, 2014

    These homes are set apart by their amenities - for dogs. Standard Pacific Homes is building and selling homes in 27 developments from Florida to California, including Parker and Castle Rock in Colorado, and is believed to be the first to offer a pet suite as an option in every one....

  • Home is where the hearth is: Cozy up to a fireplace

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Published: Sat, Oct 4, 2014

    Just as porches and patios are warm-weather hubs, when temperatures drop and dusk comes early, focus turns inward to the fireplace, the historical heart of the home in concept as well as construction. Though rarely used as a main, sole heat source in modern times, roughly 60 percent...

  • Author Cheryl Najafi highlights Colorado Springs Fall Home Show weekend lineup

    By LINDA NAVARRO linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    Author Cheryl Najafi has a treasure trove of recipes. Not just any recipes, but the ones cherished by daughters, with little notes handwritten by mothers and grandmothers that have been passed down through the years. Knowing that many of those special comfort foods have "been parked"...

  • Making the indoors safer for allergy sufferers

    By KATHERINE ROTH The Associated Press -
    Published: Sat, Sep 27, 2014

    Although the thought of sleeping with millions of dust mites - microscopic arachnids that feast on flakes of skin - is plain gross, it's something most can handle without worry. After all, our bodies are inhabited by multitudes of bacteria to which we seldom give a thought. For the...

  • Decor in all its facets

    By Kim Cook The Associated Press -
    Published: Sat, Sep 27, 2014

    Fans of crisp, modern architecture and clean-lined shapes will love one of this fall's stronger style trends: faceted décor. For those who feel the whole bold, geometric-pattern thing is nearing overexposure, faceted furniture and prints make sense, according to New York designer...

  • Around the House: Look for mold in areas you don't often check

    By Ken Moon Special to The Gazette -
    Published: Sat, Sep 27, 2014

    Dear Ken: My wife has been getting headaches lately, and we're wondering if it could be mold. Our doctor is not sure. Any ideas? - Bill Answer: If your physician has eliminated all other possibilities, indoor air quality could be an issue. Mold is ubiquitous - a theory you can test...

  • Home and Garden calendar Sept. 27, 2014

    By carlotta olson -
    Updated: Sat, Sep 27, 2014

    HOME AND GARDEN CALENDAR Saturday Harlan Wolfe Ranch Pick 'n Pay - Spinach, lettuce, argula, kale, herbs and more available, 9 a.m.-noon, Harlan Wolfe Ranch, 915 W. Cheyenne Road; ppugardens.org. Backyard Harvest Fest - Gardening classes, produce exchange table, displays and more, 9...

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