Looking for a solid 45 minute escape from the relatives? Here's the perfect chance to duck out and revisit/reflect on some of the most intriguing and inspiring MNN home and garden stories published this past year.
According to Osram Sylvania's 6th annual Socket Survey, not too many folks realize that 40W and 60W incandescent bulbs will go bye-bye come Jan 1. And a sizable number of those who do plan on stockpiling old bulbs.
In the event that residents living in the squeaky clean Norwegian capital somehow forget what's kosher to flush down the toilet, they needn't look much further than hard-to-miss manhole covers for a quick reminder.
Heavy on bird talk — "They see the world from a different perspective, one to which all real travelers aspire" — and hand-clappy indie folk, Airbnb'new ad campaign showcases 50 remarkable birdhouses modeled after 50 remarkable real-life listings.
Quick! Before all the good 2014 calendars sell out and you're forced to choose between Lil Bub, muscle cars or, gulp, Anne Geddes overstock. For your consideration, 14 calendars of the letterpress, perpetual or otherwise remarkable variety.
Have a piece of holly jolly hosiery hanging by the pellet stove that needs attention before December 25? Consider these useful and beautiful stocking stuffers — most eco-friendly and/or from small designers — for $25 and under.
This week: Standout holiday gift guides for DIYers, designers, bicyclists, neat-freaks and the insufferably trendy. Plus, cargotecture gets the luxury treatment with a new residential project in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Naturally, Texas is home to what the Guinness World Records has deemed as the world's largest gingerbread house. And although the plus-sized structure may scream 'excessive waste' to some, it's not without a big, charity-minded heart.