To-Dos: Your January Home Checklist (12 photos)

January may be cold and dark, but it can also be a time for bold beginnings. Make the most of your month by clearing space in your home, boosting warmth and dreaming up plans for the year ahead. Here are 13 to-dos to give your home a little midwinter TLC.

Simple Pleasures: Get Cozy on a Cold Day (9 photos)

After five years of living in New England, I think the time has come for this California girl to embrace winter. And while I doubt I will ever be happy to spring out of bed on a dark, frozen winter morning, I am learning to love the cozy winter rituals that come with living in a cold climate. From Swiss...

Reflections From a Year in the Native Garden (5 photos)

Impatience is rewarding. No, really, go with me on this. I’m as anxious as the next person to see my young plants mature and the garden be lush and full of life in every season. From that anxiety and hope comes a hawk’s eye. I’m watching every detail unfold in the landscape — every new bud, new bloom...