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  • 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...

  • Extended warranties a big sell. Are they worth it?

    By CAROLE FELDMAN The Associated Press -
    Published: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    Offers of extended warranties or service contracts are becoming the norm, whether you buy a big-
ticket item such as a car or kitchen appliance or a less expensive one such as a television or phone. The plans basically are insurance policies in case something goes wrong, but they come...

  • AROUND THE HOUSE: Older homes may need vents cleaned

    Published: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    Dear Ken: Do vents in the heating system really need to be cleaned? - Jay Answer: It usually depends on the age of the house. You can check the cleanliness of your heating system before deciding to hire someone to clean it. After sundown, remove two or three floor vent covers and...

  • YEAR-ROUND GARDENING: A day for architecture and horticulture

    By Kitty West Colorado Master Gardener -
    Published: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    Activity: From 9 a.m. to 
3 p.m. Saturday, the Woman's Educational Society of Colorado College will provide educational tours of the Van Briggle building on the CC campus. The tour is a fundraiser for CC students who need financial assistance to pursue a college education. (Cost is...

  • Home and Garden calendar: Sept. 20, 2014

    By CARLOTTA OLSON -
    Published: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    HOME AND GARDEN CALENDAR Thursdays and Saturdays 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.
 Friday-Sept. 28 Log and Timber Home Show Expo - Denver Mart, 451 E....

  • Home Depot breach affected 56M debit, credit cards

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    The Home Depot says it has eliminated malware from its U.S. and Canadian networks that affected 56 million unique payment cards between April and September. The Atlanta-based home improvement retailer said Thursday it has also completed a "major" payment security project that...

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