Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Christmas lights display on house lawn and roof

4 Things to Do Before Hanging Outdoor Christmas Lights

Check this list to make sure it's safe to hang Christmas lights outside your home.
Burglar entering home with lights off and nearby Christmas tree

4 Ways to Secure Your Home for the Holidays

Want peace of mind while traveling for the holidays? Follow this home security plan.
Exterior Thanksgiving décor featuring fall garland, pumpkins, bales of hay and pumpkins

How to Decorate for Thanksgiving: The Basics

Planning to host Thanksgiving dinner? Make sure your home is filled with seasonally appropriate decor.
Thanksgiving table set with chargers, dinner plates and pumpkins

How to Host Friendsgiving and Thanksgiving Potlucks

Hosting a Friendsgiving or Thanksgiving party? Here are tips to inspire you!
Home's entry decorated for Halloween with fake spiders and jack-o-lanterns

4 Ways to Decorate Your Home for Halloween

Whether understated or out there, you can decorate your home all kinds of ways for Halloween.
A fall display featuring pumpkins

How to Preserve a Carved Pumpkin for Halloween

If you want pumpkins in your fall display, you really need to preserve them. Here's how.
Front porch of a home during the morning, with jack-o-lanterns on the floor and fall decorations adorning the wood trim

How to Transform Your Home into a Haunted House

Decorating for Halloween doesn't have to be challenging. In fact, transforming your home into a haunted house can be easy if you take it step by step.
Dragging a cut Christmas tree home in the snow

How to Select and Decorate a Christmas Tree

Whether you cut down your own tree or visit one of the many tree lots popping up during the holidays, selecting and bringing home a Christmas tree is one of the highlights of the season. Read on for answers to the most commonly asked questions about how to select and care for a cut Christmas tree.

How to Choose and Care for a Living Christmas Tree

Decorating, enjoying, and then planting a living Christmas tree can be a wonderful “green” holiday tradition.