© Realtor.com; imageSPACE/Shutterstock Though best known to TV watchers as dead serious and seriously strange paper salesman, bed-and-breakfast owner and beet farmer Dwight Schrute on the seminal NBC sitcom “The Office,” there are no rooms to let or beets to be harvested on Rainn Wilson’s charming mini-farm in suburban Los […]

ASHBURN, VA — This beautiful four-level home in Ashburn boasts six bedrooms and 4.5 baths. The home comes with upgraded hardwood floors in the foyer that extend into the kitchen and on the stairs to the second level. Just off the foyer are the living and dining rooms, which feature […]

Author Yousfa Janjua shares the inspiration behind her newest children’s book about a much needed … [+] and neglected topic: A potty-training book for Muslim kids. Photo credit: Yousfa Janjua In the midst of a pandemic, hygiene is on top of Yousfa Janjua’s mind. She witnessed the toilet paper shortage […]

The Witch, No. 2, c. 1892 lithograph by Joseph E. Baker (public domain) It helps a little—just a teeny-weeny bit?—to reflect there’s nothing new under the sun. As with America’s latest puritan episode: tight lips, smoldering eyes, icy rage against human hindrances to realization of the truth as apprehended by—who […]

Scents can often spark instant déjà vu, evoking the smells and moods of places we love. With many holiday plans stymied this year given flight bans, local lockdowns and other worries, here are some recently-launched perfumes that will whisk you away to exotic locales — no plane ticket necessary. Road […]

Kitchen remodels are one of the most high-paying home renovations homeowners can make. By this we mean that your home is going to be worth more, should you ever sell, when you renovate your kitchen. Kitchen renovations are only rivaled by exterior upgrades, such as siding, windows, and landscaping, and […]