Category Archives: Chimney sweeps

Real Home: This tired Victorian living room is now a nature-inspired haven

Giving a modern flair to a Victorian property is never an easy task, and when Veronica and Darren purchased their terraced house, it clearly needed a complete update. “It needed a complete repaint, but the upstairs bedrooms were in dire need of renovation,” says Veronica. “Six months later, after renovating three bedrooms and a bathroom, […]

In the footsteps of the Jukaces, the magical New Year’s marauders of Poland – the Calvert Journal

Mateusz Supłat has been racing with Jukace for 12 years. “The first time I [ran] I was 13, “he said.” I still remember the feeling after 14 hours of racing; I could barely get home, but I was really happy. Gody Żywieckie is celebrated in the cities of the Beskids for centuries, honoring the region’s […]

Oceanside, Belfast, Medomak Valley, Searsport, Islesboro are playing ball – Knox County VillageSoup

Before and after the brief Christmas hiatus, a bunch of Midcoast high school basketball teams looked for early season wins crammed into their socks. Oceanside, Medomak Valley and Belfast were on the hunt for wins ahead of the break, as the Mariners and Panthers daughters claimed wins on Thursday, December 23. The Mariner boys beat […]

The best post-Christmas sales to shop online

Now that the gifts for your family and friends have been distributed, it’s time to treat yourself. The post-Christmas online sales are ripe for a well-deserved and shameless shopping spree. Now’s the time for you to grab, say, that pair of Tory Burch boots you covet or that structured By Far handbag that’s long been […]

Three lessons in vegetarian recipes from 2021

I have some culinary traditions at the end of the year: I sharpen my favorite knives. I clean and organize the kitchen, and try to catalog the tiny lessons I’ve learned. Here are three that immediately spring to mind: Algae goes with everything! Eric Kim’s asparagus pasta cleverly draws umami from dried kelp, which flavors […]

Property: What Homeowners Need to Know About Fireplace Safety

Posted: 12:30 p.m. 23 December 2021 Each year, as Christmas approaches, those whose house includes a real fire and a fireplace start to be more and more delighted: their house has a traditional access point for Santa on Christmas Eve, and their downstairs will fill with gifts in the morning. Of course, letting a bearded […]