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Everything from quick meals to seasonal specialties
Recipes from appetizers to desserts; also includes area dining guide to Greek restaurants
Fabulous Pillsbury recipes including kid favorites
Learn how much your lifestyle affects the earth by calculating your "carbon footprint"
Find local sources for recycling products such as used batteries, outmoded electronics and much more
For more information about the joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy
Find local food providers for fresh food that is not flown or driven long distances
National Audubon Society
Audubon’s mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth’s biological diversity
Michigan native Sara Snow gives tips for going green as seen on the Discovery Channel
The oldest and largest grassroots environmental organization in the United States, Sierra Club has been working to protect communities, wild places, and the planet itself since 1892
A leading source of information on the interactions among key environmental, social, and economic trends
Gardening & Landscaping
Contains the weekly columns of Detroit News Homestyle writers Jeff Ball and Nancy Szerlag. It contains a comprehensive database of information to help yardeners care for all the plants on their property.
HGTV – Decorating
Official website of popular cable TV show; remodeling and how-to demos
Bob Vila's Website
Everything from fireplaces; electrical; heating & cooling; appliance repair & shopping. Can also search by episodes.
The Do It Yourself Network
TV schedules; online project advice; products for sale
Real Estate - Buying or Selling a Home
Find a "home"; search by realtor; new homes, apartments, senior housing, corporate housing & manufactured homes
A web site that can be a great aid for buying or selling a house. When the first screen comes up, just put in the address of the home you are interested in and Zillow will give you the estimate of what it is worth, as well as the worth of other houses in the neighborhood. Sometimes satellite images of the houses are available. A good estimating tool.
Homes for Sale in Metro Detroit and Michigan
Housing & relocation resources; apartments; mortgage companies; and appraisers
Yahoo! Real Estate
House facts; what your home could be worth; info on home systems & components