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Backyard Chicken Ownership Booming During Pandemic

Rental options make it even easier to raise a flock and get fresh eggs


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DIY a Bouquet for Your Home With a Cut Flower Garden

Grow blooms to decorate any space and to share with family or friends

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5 Homemade Breads to Make During a Yeast Shortage

Tasty options you can still bake when key ingredient is scarce

Outdoors Fun

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New Rules for Golf, Tennis and Pickleball During Coronavirus

The outbreak is a game changer, but players say they can mix fun and safety

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The Pandemic Has Turned Birding Into a Cool Hobby

How and where to enjoy this lofty, affordable and suddenly booming pastime

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Gardening Can Help You Battle the Blues of Staying at Home

Coronavirus concerns may keep you from socializing, but you don't have to stay inside

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Vacation in Your Backyard on Your Day Off

3 ideas for a relaxing home-cation, because everyone needs a break

Reduce Cancer Risk from Outdoor Grilling

Rules for Hosting a Safe Summer Cookout

CDC issues health guidelines for hosting backyard barbecues during the pandemic

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Try These Outdoor Games for the Entire Family

Activities from bocce to mini golf that you can set up in minutes

Keep Busy at Home

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Lifestyle Experts Answer Your Questions in Q&A Event

Matt Paxton, Carla Hall and Ty Pennington address concerns about home repair, meal prep and more

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Keep Your Hands Busy with Crochet, Macramé or Rattan

At-home hobbies are booming and helping people stay active and engaged during the pandemic

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Interest in Puzzles Soars, Along With Sales

Jigsaws provide multigenerational fun and an escape from worry

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The Joys of 'Procrastibaking' to Avoid Real Work

Procrastinate, relieve stress — and get a tasty cookie in the end

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3 Refreshing Mocktails to Welcome Summer

Delicious alcohol-free drinks you'll want to sip and savor all season

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6 of America's Top Chefs Share Recipes for Signature Dishes

Easy, delicious, crowd-pleasing ideas you can make while staying at home

Housing Options

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How to Sell Your Home During the Coronavirus Crisis

Virtual marketing techniques to attract buyers looking for a deal

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Homeowners Eligible for Relief From Mortgage Payments

Fannie, Freddie suspend evictions and foreclosures for 60 days due to coronavirus outbreak

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ADUs Allow Homeowners to Choose Where They Age

Mobility friendly and energy efficient, ADUs offer more options for aging in place

Video Spotlight

The Right Way to Wash Your Hands

Research finds only 3% of Americans use the correct technique


How to Add Value to Your Home

Whether downsizing or moving, these tips will attract homebuyers

'We're Telling a Lot of Stories We've Never Told Before'

Actresses Laura Dern and Diane Ladd stay safe at home


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