The Struggle with Squirrels is Real

The Struggle with Squirrels is Real

LONGMONT – Four years of escalating tensions with the squirrels in my garden have driven me nuts. Each year dreams of a bounty of squash, tomatoes, melons, and pumpkins are left in ruin as my plants serve as snacks for the bushy-tailed beasts. Though cute and fun to...
What Is (and Isn’t) Mid-Century Modern?

What Is (and Isn’t) Mid-Century Modern?

  Coined in 1984, the phrase “midcentury modern” encompasses a particular style of architecture, industrial design, and graphic design that rose to prominence during the middle of the 20th century. While the original movement lasted roughly from the early 1930s to mid...
How Much it Costs to Sell a House

How Much it Costs to Sell a House

A shortage of homes for sale in the U.S. gives sellers the advantage in most housing markets. But many sellers don’t realize that getting rid of their house likely will cost them thousands of dollars. Real estate commissions and other fees can eat up about 10 percent...
Rose Care Tips

Rose Care Tips

LONGMONT – There is a point in summer when gardeners can’t show fear.  The growing season fills all of our spare time – we’re running full tilt, harvesting, weeding, and watering; there’s blooms to pick, mulch to replenish, and insects to fight off.  At a certain...
Six Pet-Safe Ideas for Getting Rid of Weeds

Six Pet-Safe Ideas for Getting Rid of Weeds

  BOULDER–  Boulder County’s growing season is in full bloom – perfect for the plants we want in our garden. But it’s also perfect for weeds. Many of the chemical weed killers are toxic to the environment and to our kids and pets, too. Our furry and young family...

Is it better to buy now or later?

LOVELAND – It seems that whether the real estate market is up or down, home buyers constantly wrestle with the decision of whether to buy now or later. Let’s face it, hindsight is always 20/20 and the future is always uncertain. If you knew a few years ago that the...

Why midcentury modern isn’t going anywhere

During its peak in the 1950s, the midcentury modern movement swept through the United States, fundamentally changing the landscape of the design world forever. With an emphasis on simplicity, functionality, and integration with the natural world, this iconic style...
Care for Your Roof with Loveland Roofing

Care for Your Roof with Loveland Roofing

By Emma Castleberry for At Home Loveland Roofing, LLC, has a long history of providing the Loveland community with reliable, honest customer service and top-notch workmanship in all their projects. Jim Stoner, the owner of Loveland Roofing, takes great pride in his...
Vegetable Gardening During Drought

Vegetable Gardening During Drought

LONGMONT – As another hot, dry season creeps closer, vegetable gardeners are pondering what they can do to conserve water while getting a bounty for the kitchen. Depending on your area, snowpack fluctuates between a healthy 99-percent of average in the Cache la Poudre...
Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week

Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week

  LONGMONT – It takes a lot to rouse a Lorax, but when trees are threatened, those who speak for the them get moving.  And when that threat is a pest so destructive the Federal Government wants it gone, Loraxes near and far become an army to try and stop it. The...