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Old World Charm

Old World Charm

By Gloria VaqueraThe use of wrought iron dates back to the Middle Ages. In fact, the word “wrought” is the medieval past tense verb meaning “worked.” Wrought iron is essentially worked iron. Since it was introduced to the Americas, it’s been... Read more

Vibrant, Sunny Hues of Spring

Vibrant, Sunny Hues of Spring

By Bridgett Facio-PickeringIt's the personal details that make a house a home, but when you combine that with a splash of color you can turn any room from ordinary to extraordinary. The Pantone colors for spring are so bright and... Read more

XXXL Tile

XXXL Tile

By Martha OrtaAlthough they’ve been around for about a decade, extra large tile has become one of the latest trends in home finishes over the past couple of years. Their growth in popularity is partially because they go well with... Read more

Mantenga su hogar energéticamente eficie…

Mantenga su hogar energéticamente eficiente en la primavera

El inicio de la primavera nos hace pensar en días futuros más calurosos, pero hay una oportunidad de ser más eficientes con nuestro uso energético. Mantenga su hogar cómodo y ahorre dinero con los siguientes consejos.Opere su termostato eficientemente Mantenga su... Read more

La Pascua: ¿época de reflexión o válvula…

La Pascua: ¿época de reflexión o válvula de escape?

Por Gustavo Macedo PerezSe acerca el momento en que da inicio la cuaresma, lo que debería ser un importante periodo de reflexión espiritual. Cuarenta y seis días en que los cristianos –y cualquier persona que desee reconfortar su alma– recuerdan... Read more

Outdoor home improvement equals “Curb Ap…

Outdoor home improvement equals “Curb Appeal”

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels Photos courtesy of Las Cruces UtilitiesIn buying and selling real estate, an attractive exterior can make or break a home sale. Your home may not be for sale right now, but the time is exactly... Read more

An Unlikely Luxurious Retreat

An Unlikely Luxurious Retreat

By Gloria Vaquera Photos courtesy of Laura FierroImagine relaxing, immersed in a warm bath of therapeutic effervescence after a long, demanding week at work. The ergonomically designed whirlpool you are nestled in fits you perfectly. Its hydrotherapy jets have a massaging... Read more

Tips for a Successful Bedroom Renovation

Tips for a Successful Bedroom Renovation

By Gloria VaqueraDetermine what your budget isYou can most definitely expect to spend money if you are looking to completely renovate a bedroom. Having a budget can make the project manageable and will keep you from overspending. Consider all the... Read more

Make Your Home a Display of Your Cultura…

Make Your Home a Display of Your Cultural Roots

By Mercedes Colato Photos by Damacio Bernal & Mercedes ColatoWhen the work is all done and the errands are complete, there’s one destination that most people seek out and long for…home sweet home.Home is a place of refuge, and for this... Read more

Built on a Concrete Foundation

Built on a Concrete Foundation

By Gloria Vaquera Photos by TMGEven at a young age, Ernesto Rubio understood that he would have to work hard to achieve his goals. He wanted to be was financially set and able to provide for his family all that he... Read more

Home Is Where the Heart Is

Home Is Where the Heart Is

Home is where the heart is, is one of the most common clichés to describe one of our favorite places. Our home is where we feel most at ease, where we feel comfortable, and where we feel safe. This is... Read more

New Mexico’s Energy All-Star

New Mexico’s Energy All-Star

Over the last few years the city of Las Cruces has been recognized on lists such as the “Top 10 Cities to Retire,” “Top 10 Cities for Real Estate Steals,” and made the top “20 Best Towns of the Future.”... Read more

Rearrange, Redecorate & Relax

Rearrange, Redecorate & Relax

Scented Candles are a great way to treat all your senses and add a pop of color. Pillar Candle: .99, Target. Emerald green is a strong trend for spring 2013. The pillow and throw added much needed color to this... Read more

Versatile Vinegar

Versatile Vinegar

Vinegar has been used for thousands of years in a variety of capacities and has become an indispensible product in many homes. Because vinegar is a natural product, it is a non-toxic alternative to products with harsh chemicals that are... Read more

From a house to a home

From a house to a home

The perfect home is neither the biggest one nor the most luxurious one on the block. For John and Lia Muñoz finding the ideal balance between size, comfort and style turned out to be quite a challenge. After a lengthy... Read more

Warm Functionality

Warm Functionality

Domonic and Kami both moved to Las Cruces about 13 years ago and both attended NMSU. Domonic is a lobbyist and works from home and Kami, formerly a social worker, stays home with their two young daughters while working on... Read more


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