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Style at Home: Contain your happiness: Beautiful bouquets brighten your home

Life is sweeter when we allow ourselves simple indulgences every day. For me, it's starting every morning quietly, with coffee in a cup made by my great niece, watching the sunrise reflect on the lake. It's melting into a hot bubble bath after a long day. It's filling my home with treasures that brighten my heart and make me smile, like beautiful bouquets of fresh flowers.

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How two dreams became one Seattle dream home

SEATTLE - You work and work, imagine and plan, launch your son into adulthood and then ... It Is Time. Time to build your very own grown-up Dream Home. Pavel Lobanov and Mila Lobanova were there: They had a divine high-up site in View Ridge (which did not earn its name accidentally). They had a highly recommended architect (design principal Rick Mohler of Mohler + Ghillino Architects). And they had a budget for building (though it was tight).

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Ask Angie: Best siding choice for golf course homes

Dear Angie: We live on a golf course and golf balls always hit our house. We need to replace the siding, but it doesn't make sense to do it with the same product that'll get damaged over and over again. Is there a product that won't crack or show damage when hit by a golf ball?

Videos

Durham couple Seana and Yair Monley Rodriguez sell terrariums, cacti via their online store, Tierra Sol Studio

VIDEO : The owners of Durham's Tierra Sol discuss how they got started
Juli Leonard jleonard@newsobserver.com
Durham couple Seana and Yair Monley Rodriguez sell terrariums, cacti via their online store, Tierra Sol Studio 1:47

Durham couple Seana and Yair Monley Rodriguez sell terrariums, cacti via their online store, Tierra Sol Studio

For clearing underbrush, rent the Goat Squad 1:40

For clearing underbrush, rent the Goat Squad

Watch a Monarch caterpillar pupate at 8X speed 0:22

Watch a Monarch caterpillar pupate at 8X speed

Durham spoon carver Vanessa Hernandez finds her craft meditative and stress relieving 1:18

Durham spoon carver Vanessa Hernandez finds her craft meditative and stress relieving