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Jazz Up the Garage and Create More Storage Apr. 18, 2019

Here's How

Dear James: I am recently divorced. Now, with my husband gone, I can finally clean up the garage and... Read More

The Gift You Will Never Regret Giving Yourself Apr. 17, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

Over the years, I've had many wonderful opportunities to address audiences large and small at all ki... Read More

My 26-year-old Has No Interest In Getting a Job Apr. 14, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My 26-year-old son graduated from college three years ago. He worked for his father for ... Read More

Are You in the Mood? Apr. 13, 2019

The Art of Design

A room is truly like a lover. The more time and effort you put into creating the mood of your room, ... Read More

Too Late for a House? Apr. 12, 2019

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: Usually active and energetic, I will be turning 80 in the spring. How I dread that birth... Read More

When Anti-Semitism Is Reduced to Bitter Farce Mar. 15, 2019

Suzanne Fields

Politics has always exploited the pop culture to reach "the people," but in our identity-conscious t... Read More

Time for Democratic Pushback on Radicals Feb. 14, 2019

Froma Harrop

Outsize attention has been paid to outlier Democrats making outrageous remarks. They are a small han... Read More

When to Repair or Replace Your Roof Feb. 14, 2019

Here's How

Dear James: Over the past six months, I have noticed dark spots on my bedroom ceiling after it rains... Read More

Maybe Money Isn't Everything Feb. 03, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: Both of my parents recently died, and my younger brother was named trustee of their trus... Read More

Designer Faux Pas Feb. 02, 2019

The Art of Design

We all look forward to innovative and inspiring ideas for our homes. Some of us scour interior desig... Read More

Install a New Shower Stall With a Tile Floor Jan. 31, 2019

Here's How

Dear James: My children are getting older, and we need another shower. There's space in the utility ... Read More

Living In a Rental Jan. 26, 2019

The Art of Design

In certain cities such as West Palm Beach, Florida; Atlanta; and New York City, after years of fligh... Read More

A Childhood Home Isn't for Everyone Jan. 23, 2019

Connie Schultz

First, I saw the photo. Why, I wondered, was my youngest sister texting a picture of a yellow Kobelc... Read More

Minimize Risk From Lead Paint When Remodeling Jan. 17, 2019

Here's How

Dear James: I am planning to remodel a 50-year-old house, but want to retain as much original charac... Read More

Washington's Perfect Storms, Inside and Out Jan. 16, 2019

Jamie Stiehm

WASHINGTON — The morning after a snowstorm, Washington looks serene and sparkling in a white w... Read More

Comfortable Chairs Jan. 14, 2019

The Art of Design

There hasn't been one time in my more than 19 years of practice when I wasn't asked by a concerned w... Read More

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Is Progressive -- and Pragmatic Jan. 06, 2019

Debra J. Saunders

WASHINGTON — I don't think it was a coincidence that staff who worked for House Speaker Nancy ... Read More

Is an Open Kitchen Really for You? Jan. 05, 2019

The Art of Design

Everyone says they love a large, open kitchen they can entertain in. But is that really a practical ... Read More

Select Material and Lay a New Bamboo Floor Dec. 27, 2018

Here's How

Dear James: I was planning to install hardwood flooring myself, but then I saw some bamboo flooring,... Read More

Ring In the New Year With an Interior Designer Dec. 22, 2018

The Art of Design

Ringing in the new year can be an uplifting experience for some and a time of melancholy for others.... Read More