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Backyard Ice Rink Tips

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1. Pick a shady site so the ice doesn’t soften under the sun. Avoid building directly under overhanging... Read More »

Bacon & Day Banjo | Antiques & Collectibles

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For me, listening to music is a live-out-loud experience. That’s why my iPod often sits idle, gathering dust... Read More »

Barn Renovated into Home in Putney, Vermont

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It couldn’t be more Vermont if you poured maple syrup over it: the winding dirt road, arching shade... Read More »

Baseball Cards | Antiques & Collectibles

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Once upon a time, “take me out to the ball game” seemed like such an innocent request. The... Read More »

Beach Scene Terrarium

Beach Scene Terrarium

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Use these instructions to create a unique beach scene terrarium and add a touch of summer to your... Read More »

Bedrooms: New England’s Finest

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1. Lay your head on super-healthy organic pillows (standard size $55-$114; European $50-$132; shams and cases $30-$38). HEART... Read More »

Bee and Other Insect Sting Treatments

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One of the downsides to summer, bee stings can be pretty painful annoyances. And there are plenty of... Read More »

Begin in August

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Coleman’s winter planting begins in early August and extends through mid-September, a period he likes to refer to... Read More »

Best Holiday Craft Fairs in New England

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Holiday craft fairs fill the weekends between Halloween and Christmas at churches, community centers, schools, and function halls... Read More »

Best Time to Cut Firewood

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Useful stuff from 75 years of Yankee: from “How to Read a Woodpile, November 1979 There is evidence... Read More »

Best Wood Heater You’ll Find Anywhere

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For efficient, comfortable, and clean-burning wood heat, a masonry heater is the answer. The concept’s not new —... Read More »

Birdwatcher Crafts | Inspired Ideas

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I’m an avid birder — I find our feathered friends absolutely mesmerizing. And as any birder knows, the... Read More »

Blossoms & Botticelli at the Museum of Fine Arts

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Art in bloom is the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston’s annual tradition of pairing floral displays with the... Read More »

Blue Dye

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Shred half of a large red cabbage and combine with the base. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat... Read More »

Bridget’s Favorite Salvage Shops

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New England Demolition & Salvage This huge warehouse carries a section of antique furniture and trinkets as well... Read More »

Bright Ideas | New England’s Finest

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1. Bulgaria native Boyan Moskov has been working in ceramics since 1987 and creating pottery in the Granite... Read More »

Brown Dye

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Combine 4 tablespoons of ground coffee with the base and stir well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat... Read More »

Budget Bedroom Makeovers

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Is your bedroom starting to look old and tired? Revive it in a weekend with these inexpensive and... Read More »

Building a Rock Wall | Ask the Expert

Building a Rock Wall | Ask the Expert

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In the middle of the 19th century, when America was still a farming nation, more than 250,000 miles... Read More »

Building and Maintenance Tips: Patios

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The outside living season is short in New England, so it’s important to make the most of it.... Read More »

Camping Gear: New England’s Finest

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1. L.L.Bean’s four-person Ultra Dome tent ($189) sets up fast, keeps bugs out, and provides plenty of ventilation... Read More »

Cape Cod Houses: Shingle-Style

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SLIDE SHOW: Cape Cod Houses This is a story about summer and light. About inner and outer beauty... Read More »

Cape Cod Kindling: Newspaper Knots

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Useful stuff from 75 years of Yankee. Edith Hunter of Waitsfield, Vermont, submitted this in January 1991. One... Read More »

Checklist for Closing Up Summer Cottages

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Closing up your summer camp or cottage can be a chore, but it beats the alternative of opening... Read More »

Choose the Right Finish for Wood Floors

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When choosing the finish for your wood floor, you’ll need to select one of two basic types: penetrating... Read More »

Choose the Right Product to Refinish Furniture

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When furnishing a home or apartment, deciding to buy used furniture and fix it up is a sound... Read More »

Christmas at the Van Allsburgs’

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It should come as no surprise that in Chris Van Allsburg’s house in Providence, Rhode Island, it’s always... Read More »



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