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Pet therapy is gaining fans in health care and beyond. Animal-assisted therapy can reduce pain and anxiety in people with a range of health problems. Read more

WAUKESHA — Condo construction outpaced that of new homes in Waukesha in 2018 and 2019, but the city’s community development director and a local home builder say the city, and region, should expect to see more growth in single-family home developments this year and beyond. Read more

It’s not often that I advocate breaking the law, as well as shattering the social compact that binds cold-weather residents together in our most perilous times, but the alternative is shattering your hip. Read more

Minneapolis DIY style blogger Erin Francois, author of francoisetmoi.com, says she comes from “a long line of makers,” including a grandmother and mother with abundant drawing and sewing talent. Francois’ youthful love of playing with craft materials eventually led to a degree in interior de… Read more

Since 1995, Baltimore-based Bratt Decor has provided a pop of whimsy to nurseries with its timeless, chic furniture in unusual metal finishes. Mary and Stephen Bauer began designing, manufacturing and selling the type of furniture they wanted but couldn’t find when they were designing the nu… Read more

If you’re lucky, you’re already avoiding the 100-plus degree heat some areas are experiencing; hunkered down at home, sipping a glass of iced tea, staying downwind of an air conditioner or a fan. But while you’re hiding from the sun, your electric meter is out there, whirring like a tiny tor… Read more

The increasing hours of spring sunlight and rising temperatures across the country bring thoughts of greenery and new life, and adding a houseplant or two to your home is a great way to brighten your space without spending a lot of money. Read more