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Curling up in bed with the brand new Ikea catalogue (in print or on a tablet) is one of the joys of summer. Today is the day the digital version launches; if you’re on the mailing list, your printed copy (one of 20 million being mailed) should be arriving next week.
Watching the studies come out about the merits or demerits of organics is a little like watching World Cup soccer. A large study done at Stanford in 2012 claimed organic food to be no more nutritious than chemically grown. Score one for that side. But a report newly published in the British Journal of Nutrition finds organically raised vegetables to have more antioxidants, less cadmium (a toxic metal in commercial fertilizer) and fewer pesticide residues. Score one for Team O.
Looking for the perfect paint color? Check your nails.
OPI, known for its glossy nail products with wacky names, has partnered with Ford Mustang, Coca-Cola and many celebrities in launching seasonal collections of nail polishes. Now, the popular Chick Flick Cherry might be the red of your dreams for your dining room walls; Vant to Bite My Neck could be the eggplant purple to die for as a bedroom paint color.
The Savage family has an unspoken tradition. Every time their car crunches onto the causeway leading to their weekend house on Gibson Island, Md., they all lower their windows and inhale the fresh air.
Outdoor lighting is often an afterthought in exterior facelifts and landscape designs, something not remembered until the plants are dug, the deck is built and the house is repainted. If you find yourself in this kind of dark spot, don’t despair: We talked to professionals for some simple ideas that will make a big, bright impact.