Design expert Nate Berkus shares his high-impact, low-cost ideas for getting the most from your home in this Sunday’s PARADE. His No. 1 tip for improving home decor? “Clean your house, people. It costs nothing!” he says.
Biggest Design Mistake
“I see it every day: People trying to create a home that somebody else tells them they should have. I don’t care if it’s a magazine, a neighbor, or a bossy friend— when somebody says, ‘This is what’s elegant, this is what’s trendy,’ if it doesn’t represent you, you’re not going to be happy.”
Gettin' their groom on
For 19 years Prestigious Pets has served Cullman County at its downtown location just off Highway 31. Recently, however, Melody Basch made the decision to relocate to the country.
Wedding friends - This is the last time I will ever see you
Last night I was showing my daughter our wedding album, and I saw a ghost. There, grinning at me back at me from July 20, 1997, was a face that had once been as familiar to me as my brother's.
When is a nightgown appropriate in the office?
Who among us hasn't wondered if pajama pants are OK in the winter? What about clingy, see-through blouses for spring? And now that it's almost summer, what about nightgowns? Specifically, what about midthigh-length, straw-colored cotton nightgowns at work?
VIDEO: Jeep pool jump is an epic fail
A man in Canada and some of his buddies decided to try to jump their jeep over the pool. It didn't go so well.
VIDEO: Half-naked man interrupts French Open
A protester calling for the resignation of the French president interrupts the French Open by streaking across the court, half-naked and holding a flare.
Pets of the week: Jackdandy is lost and needs his family
My name is Jackdandy and I am about 2 years old. I was brought in as a stray but I am definitely missing my family.
Educator named student of the year
For the past 33 years, Elizabeth Pruett has been teaching kindergarten at Fairview Elementary. Over the course of that time she has taught close to 600 children about “readin’, writin’ and ‘rithmatic”, but for the last few years she has done much more than that.
SOUTHERN STYLE: Anywhere, USA
On April 27, a series of tornadoes roared through Cullman County, leaving in their wake an astonishing path of destruction half-a-mile wide and 26 miles long. Wind speeds of 120 mph were recorded.
BBQ MY WAY: All-night pulled pork is a winning approach
As a regular reader of my column (you do read my column regularly, right?) you know that I prefer legitimate barbecue cooked low and slow over hickory as compared to pork that is cooked in the oven or crock pot.
Predicting the summer movie sleeper hit
Every year since, filmgoers and critics try to predict what the next "Little Miss Sunshine" will be.
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