DIY Gift Basket

James & Maria Organic Fresh Pomegranate candle, Tuesday Morning, Midland Park, $9.99. Jade plant, Rohsler’s Allendale Nursery, $4.99. Sallye Ander Almond Goat Milk Soap, Rohsler’s Allendale Nursery, $8.99. Blu Bottle water bottle, The Write Occasion, Wyckoff, $20. Sign, AR Workshop, Ridgewood, $15. Olive R Twist Olive Oil Company, Tuscan Herb Infused Olive Oil, Ridgewood, $14. Wire basket, Tuesday Morning, Midland Park, $12.

Tudor Living:

 The Details   Home Style: Tudor   Square Feet: 3,433

Spring Cleaning:

 1. One Room at a Time  Spring is the perfect time to transform your bedroom, garage, closet or kitchen. Start by splitting your projects into smaller tasks and breaking it down by space. In kids' bedrooms, for example, start in the closet, then move on to toys, desks, bookshelves, etc. To prevent becoming overwhelmed, stay focused on the project at hand before moving on…

“Home Is Where the Heart Is.”

It’s a common phrase meaning that our homes are a central place in our lives—where we rest our heads, nourish our bodies and make fond memories with loved ones. It’s the epicenter of our world, where we start and end each day, and where we keep our most prized possessions. This month, we bring you … Continued

March 2019 Around Town

Pachinko Author to Speak at Ridgewood Library Luncheon Best-selling author and National Book Award finalist for her book Pachinko, Min Jin Lee will speak at this year’s 30th annual Friends of the Ridgewood Library Author Luncheon on April 3. Pachinko, a sweeping drama that spans four generations of Korean immigrants, was chosen by The New York … Continued

72nd Annual Valley Ball Held at the Legacy Castle

The Valley Hospital Auxiliary hosted its 72nd Annual Valley Ball late last year with more than 340 guests in attendance in their finest black-tie attire. Themed "An Unforgettable Night," the event, held at the Legacy Castle in Pompton Plains, raised more than $200,000 for children’s programs at the hospital. Photography by Sal Benedetto ValleyHealth.com/auxiliary

Chores Around the House:

How many retired guys does it take to hang a picture? About four, according to Dennis Beezley of Glen Rock, who volunteers with the Chore Service of Bergen County.

Color Me Coral:

There’s just something about coral; it’s warm and energizing while still staying soft. This year, the Pantone Color Institute, an industry leader in forecasting trends, chose Living Coral as its color of the year for its "nurturing" and "life-affirming" tones. Patty Lacourte, interior designer and owner of Eurica Home in Waldwick, showed us how using shades of coral in small ways…

Be Bold:

“Stepping out of the box and taking away the ordinary can be exciting. You can go bold with color and still be smart about your decision.”

A Family’s Dream Home:

When designing their dream home in Upper Saddle River, the Davis family had a short and fairly simple wish list: With three kids in the family, it had to be family-friendly, and it had to be a comfortable place where their friends and their children’s friends would gather.