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It’s a jungle in here! Houseplants help decorate, provide comfort and clean the air

Valued for their ability to clean air and improve our living space, houseplants are finding new popularity – particularly among millennials.

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All organized people have this in their bathrooms � do you?

Not everyone can have a sprawling bathroom with floor-to-ceiling marble tiles, extra-wide soaking tubs, and roaring fireplaces. But everyone can have a bathroom that feels luxe, no matter how old or small. A bathroom renovation may be out of reach, or your rental may have been renovated in the '70s, but with a few small accents, you can take your space from plain to polished with minimal effort.

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Ask Angie's List: How do you hide entertainment center wires?

With advances in home automation and entertainment, many people find technology leaving an ever-expanding footprint inside their home. They aren't just interested in how to hide TV wires. They also want to know how to hide everything those wires connect to - receivers, Blu-ray players, game consoles and even the TV itself.

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Style at Home: Pillow pairings to perk up a space

I love the changing of the seasons. One of my favorite rituals as the cold months fold into warm, and back again, is to switch out the accent pillows on my sofa, chairs and bedding. In a few weeks, I will unzip my heavy weight plaids and replace them with lightweight florals and stripes. And just like that, my living spaces will feel new for spring.

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Nesting 101: Your guide to staying chic while staying in

Sometimes hitting the town in your chicest look is too much during the winter. The dreary weather, chances for sleet or snow, and blustery temperatures don't necessarily make for the perfect opportunity to bust out a pair of stilettos or a sleek silk number, no matter how well they may pair with your fur coat or stylish puffer jacket.

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Yardsmart: Grow your own paleo grains

It may be the oldest cultivated grain in the Western Hemisphere. It predates maize by centuries. When the first corn was still weedy grass called teosinte in southern Mexico, the people of the region were growing an earlier grain. It's the sophisticated ancestor of our garden pig weed, which has carried many settlers through rough times with its edible foliage.

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Knot the '70s anymore as macrame goes millennial

GIG HARBOR, Wash. - Disco. Mullet hairstyles. Tight shiny shirts. Some things have stayed in the 1970s, and deservedly so. But macrame is back in a big way, thanks to new materials, boho-loving millennials and creative artists who think way beyond brown jute owls and plant hangers. And the trend that's been growing from Portland to Sydney is finally hitting Washington's South Sound.

Videos

Which houseplants are easiest to grow?

Kifumi Keppler of Exotic Plants in Sacramento offers her picks for the easiest houseplants to grow.
Debbie Arrington The Sacramento Bee
Which houseplants are easiest to grow? 2:49

Which houseplants are easiest to grow?

'Like the Garden of Eden' 1:00

'Like the Garden of Eden'

Get hooked on weaving 1:10

Get hooked on weaving

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What will the county urban agriculture ordinance do for the Yisrael Family Urban Farm?