How to Prepare Your Home and Family for an Ice Storm (4 photos)

Was winter weather preparation one of your New Year’s resolutions? If it wasn’t, or if you haven’t made progress yet, it’s not too late to start planning, especially for an ice storm.
Whether it’s with downed power lines, damaged cars, broken tree branches or treacherous roadways, ice storms disrupt

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How to Grow a Garden From Seed (8 photos)

Using seeds to help design or refresh garden areas isn’t just easy on the wallet, it can also lead to lusher beds that increase wildlife habitat and minimize maintenance time and costs. Plus, when you match the right plant to the right place, flowers and grasses grown from seed can become mature plants...

4 Tips to Help Prevent Winter Dryer Fires (7 photos)

As record-cold temperatures engulf the United States, everyone is reaching for the extra sweaters, thicker pants, blankets and more to keep warm. These heavier items keep us cozy but also create more lint in our dryers, which can lead to dryer fires. That’s why it’s so important to care about your dryer...