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A charming modern farmhouse kitchen…Cambria’s Portush quartz countertop design is featured in this modern meets traditional on-trend kitchen with teal cabinetry, black framed windows, free standing European-inspired island an gold accents throughout the space. The Oriental rug grounds and warms up the kitchen. Portrush features an elegant porcelain base crisscrossed with bold navy, gray, and black veins accompanied by fine spun filaments and gleaming gold fleck (which tie into the gold lighting fixtures). Portrush is a bold, new take on a classic white kitchen countertop and is a way to bring color into the kitchen. Cambria quartz is American-made. Cambria’s …

4 Steps to Spruce Up Outdoor Spaces

The combination of heat, precipitation and use can dull the appearance and function of different outdoor spaces like textiles, light fixtures, furniture, decks and more. Try these cleaning solutions to spruce up outdoor living areas and get them in shape for patio season. Find more cleaning tips and a limited-time discount code for a S1800 electric power washer at Briggsandstratton.com/OutdoorCleaning. SOURCE: Briggs & Stratton

Identify Your Ideal Kitchen Design Style

(Family Features) While you may see kitchens in a variety of styles and find them all beautiful in their own way, finding inspiration for your dream kitchen often requires sorting through many different considerations. From transitional to modern and every style in-between, these ideas can help you decide what suits your home while also fitting your personal tastes. Find more inspiration at wellborn.com. SOURCE: Wellborn

Tips to Spring Clean Your Home Inside and Out

(Family Features) Spring cleaning isn’t just about purging dirt and grime. It’s also the perfect opportunity to take inventory of items around your home. As you tackle this season’s cleaning, look for ways to improve your overall living space, from getting rid of things you no longer need to adding items that can work harder for you. Consider these five ways to tackle your home inside and out this spring. Make organizing easier. As you clean each space, look for easy ways to reduce unsightly messes and improve organization. If your entryway always becomes a jumbled pile of shoes and …

Improve Wellness with Affordable Bathroom Upgrades

(Family Features) Wellness is at the forefront of nearly everyone’s mind, including keeping germs at bay and creating surroundings that promote mental and physical health. Even small, but important, spaces like the bathroom can benefit from changes with wellness in mind. A bathroom can be one of the easiest rooms in your home to give a little extra TLC toward creating a healthier lifestyle. These cost-effective measures can turn your bathroom into a more practical, functional space that promotes your well-being. Switch Up Surfaces The countertops in your bathroom, much like the flooring, must be able to withstand a lot …

Say Goodbye to Basic Brunch

(Culinary.net) The same old brunch menu week after week can become tiresome and dull. It’s bland, boring and your tastebuds get used to the same flavors repeatedly. It’s time to add something new to the table with fresh ingredients and simple instructions to enhance your weekend spread. Try this recipe for an Easy Brunch Quiche that is sure to have your senses swirling with every bite. This quiche is layered with many tastes and a variety of ingredients to give it crave-worthy flavor. To create this dish, start with one package of broccoli and cheese then microwave it for 5 …

A Lemon Delight for Any Occasion

(Culinary.net) Sweets with enhanced fruit flavors are often among the best of the best when it comes to family treats. Fruit can add levels of sweet, tart or even citrus flavor to all kinds of recipes. From grapefruit to berries and lemons, there are a variety of fruits that can take your delightful desserts to the next level of flavor. For example, these Baked Lemon Donuts are a unique dessert that can double as a sweet, fruity breakfast. Delicious and packed with lemon zest, they are coated in a lemon-sugar topping for a burst of lemon in every bite. To …

Baked Bread to Celebrate St Patty’s Day

(Culinary.net) From hearty stews to minty pies, St. Patrick’s Day celebrations are all about enjoying the flavors of the holiday. Whether you’re cooking up a full meal or simply serving appetizers, this Irish Potato Bread makes for a simple, tasty snack to feed your crowd. Find more celebratory recipes at Culinary.net. Watch video to see how to make recipe! Irish Potato Bread 2          medium or large russet potatoes 1          egg 1          egg white 1/3       cup canola oil 3/4       cup milk 2          tablespoons green onion, minced 1/2       teaspoon caraway seeds 3 1/4    cups all-purpose flour, plus additional for dusting and kneading …

A St. Patty’s Day Sandwich

(Culinary.net) In honor of the day when everyone is Irish, welcome family and friends to a traditional St. Patrick’s Day lunch with this Reuben Sandwich recipe. Find more seasonal recipes at Culinary.net. Watch video to see how to make this recipe! Reuben Sandwich Servings: 2 2          tablespoons butter, softened 4          slices rye and pumpernickel swirl bread 4          slices swiss cheese 6          ounces corned beef 2          tablespoons, plus 2 teaspoons, Thousand Island Dressing, divided 4          tablespoons sauerkraut Heat nonstick skillet over medium heat. Spread 1 tablespoon butter on one side of two bread slices. Place buttered side down in heated skillet. …

St. Patrick’s Day Crafts

Get Crafty this St. Patrick’s Day New store opening in Vernal inspires creativity (Family Features) This St. Patrick’s Day, create a cheerful and festive decoration to adorn your home or enhance an Irish themed celebration. Since shamrocks are considered to be a sign of luck, this charming candle holder also makes a wonderful gift. Lucky Shamrock Candle Globe Skill level: Some Experience Necessary Crafting time: 3 hours Supplies and Tools: Paper towels Vinegar Glass candle globe Palette Plaid FolkArt Enamels paint: Evergreen, Fresh Foliage, Hunter Green and Gold Plaid FolkArt Enamels tip-pen and craft tip set Toothpicks 4-inch tall white …