A Devon rancher quadrupled in size to suit a family of five

Beth Hixon’s family thought the couple was crazy for buying what her mother nicknamed “the sugar shack.” Additions have included a great room, kitchen, mudroom, laundry, powder room and two-car garage.

For sale in South Jersey: The former home of a Titanic survivor

He survived the icy waters of the North Atlantic, wrestled his way out of a body bag after being mistaken for dead, and delivered bombshell Senate testimony. And you can buy his former home.

For sale in South Jersey: The former home of a Titanic survivor

He survived the icy waters of the North Atlantic, wrestled his way out of a body bag after being mistaken for dead, and delivered bombshell Senate testimony. And you can buy his former home.

Ask Jennifer Adams: How to add color to your kitchen with new appliances

Interested in new kitchen appliances or a range or refrigerator in a color other than white, black or stainless? Is that a good idea?

Ask Jennifer Adams: How to add color to your kitchen with new appliances

Interested in new kitchen appliances or a range or refrigerator in a color other than white, black or stainless? Is that a good idea?

A Greek revival rowhouse in Center City furnished by two generations of antique collectors

The collection started with Jack Murray's aunt Margaret, a shrewd shopper, and "when she was finished, I began," Murray says. "You don't know where to stop. There's a fine line between sanity and insanity."

A Greek revival rowhouse in Center City furnished by two generations of antique collectors

The collection started with Jack Murray's aunt Margaret, a shrewd shopper, and "when she was finished, I began," Murray says. "You don't know where to stop. There's a fine line between sanity and insanity."
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Head of Morris Arboretum retiring after more than 42 years, a rare tenure in botanical world

The horticulturalist will leave behind the place he has called home (he has lived on the property from Day One, as well) with a healthy endowment and world-class gardens — due in large part to his stewardship.

Ask Jennifer Adams: How to get the right-sized TV for your living room

Do you get a gigantic TV because they exist, or the right size for your space?

Eleven months after a tree crashed through the roof, family moves back home in Bala Cynwyd

"I struggle to find words to describe our joy upon returning home." The scope of the restoration was immense, and negotiations with the insurance company took months.

Here’s a pre-spring home maintenance checklist

These home maintenance tasks deserve your attention now, not later.

Ask Jennifer Adams: Outdoor rugs add durable style and color inside

Is it OK to use an area rug in a bathroom? Worried about water, mold and mildew?

Do-it-yourself renovation updates Bridesburg rowhouse on a tight budget

The couple worked room by room throughout the 1,700-square-foot space, including three bedrooms, 1½ bathrooms and a basement. They opted for reclaimed materials wherever possible.

Ask Jennifer Adams: How to make a sofa I hate work

Have an ugly leather sofa that is the wrong color, and wondering if you can re-dye the leather or get a slipcover? Here are some of Jennifer’s ideas on how to live with it.

How the fish market of her youth became the house she loves today

“This corner means a lot to the neighborhood, and I am glad that people like what we did,” says homeowner Roma Sawchyn.

A Kensington loft transformed into a ‘comfy art gallery’

“The building has this familial vibe, with wide hallways, floors left in their unmitigated state ... so it had an authenticity and a warmth that made me feel it was a happy place,” said Terri Currier, who moved to Kensington in 2017.

Ask Jennifer: How to keep endurance up for going 'all KonMari’

Did you try Marie Kondo’s method and got overwhelmed or are you wondering how to start?

Creating a modern lifestyle, while honoring the architecture in Philadelphia’s Spring Garden neighborhood

Contrasting old and new, James Pavlock has molded his 1859 three-story Italianate house in an individual, eclectic style.

How ‘let’s have friends over’ becomes ‘let’s paint the house’

Before our walk was over, the notion was stirring that it was party time.But party time, friends, is never as simple as it sounds.

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