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Autumn’s the time for moving inside

Fall upgrades for cozing up your home

Fall provides a time for fun and celebration, but it also can be an opportunity to refocus on taking care of your home both indoors and out.

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Finding yard color

When looking for color for the yard this autumn, try flea markets and yard sales for unusual yard art.

A better use for outdoor space

Enjoying your outside space does not have to take place on a dimly lit patio o with moderately comfortable furniture devoid of fine furnishings and sophisticated style.

Tackle roofing maintenance projects now

Fall is the perfect time to complete those pesky home maintenance projects left on your to do list. If you’ve been putting off these chores, you’re not alone, but it could cost you.

Deep cleaning do’s

Now and then, every home gets to the point at which a quick tidy-up here and there just isn’t cutting it anymore.

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Bring fall warmth into your home

With the shorter days and cooler nights of fall can come the urge to hibernate.

Fresh Flower Friday set

Fresh flowers on the coffee table are so welcoming and help bring out outside in.

Tour of Homes date nears

The 36th annual Yakima Valley Tour of Homes is set for Sept. 9 and 10 and Sept. 16 and 17 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Company allows men small garden plot

Daily lunches filled with fresh produce

Most mornings Wilbur Ellis employees Reynaldo Barragan and Jose Cardenas spend a few minutes before work caring for a large garden plot to the north side of the business property.

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Get cooking on your outdoor kitchen design

If your idea of enjoying the great outdoors is relaxing on your deck with a tasty beverage while the grill heats up, you’re in good company.

Before buying a home, learn the lingo

Buying a home for the first time? You may discover that one of the biggest obstacles is learning the lingo. Homebuying can be overwhelming and perhaps a bit intimidating if you aren’t familiar with the terminology.

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Sacrificing for a place to call home

Building a home with sweat and tears

Building one’s own houses is a long process, but if you have problems navigating the financing process, the options of ever being able to build a home may never become a reality.

Garden touring ideas

The 2017 Garden Tour featuring the well-kept gardens of Yakima gardeners will be open to the public from noon to 4 p.m. June 17 and 18.

Check out vintage marts

Looking for fun items to decorate the home or garden? Check out the variety of vintage markets planned this summer.

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From drought resistance to lawn

Landscaping changes offer bonuses

Sometimes a well thought out landscape plane doesn’t work out as planned.

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