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How to Give Furniture a Vintage or Rustic Effect

Many homeowners use procedures to distress their furniture. When a furniture piece has a vintage look, it has more character. Although there are stores that sell vintage furniture...

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Rekindling that First Flame

Often, life feels like a struggle for free time, but when kids leave home, parents may worry they suddenly have too much of it. Ann Gowans, doctor of sociology, has discovered that many couples find an empty home to be full of opportunity. Find out why the empty nest can be the best thing that ever happens to a marriage.

Posted: 12/14/07