Helena Independent Record - Home and Garden Newsletter
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Are tiny homes the new American Dream? Tinyfest offers a glimpse

It's 2018 and the American Dream looks slightly different. The big house has been replaced with a ... tiny house. The white picket fence is now four wheels. The 2.5 kids are missing and the dog ... OK, the dog is still there and he's probably living a better life than you. Read more

5 ways to finance senior care

If you recently paid a visit to an aging parent’s home, you may have been surprised by the changes in their health. Seniors often hide their struggles from family for fear of being a burden or out of concern that loved ones might try to convince them to move to a senior community. Read more

How to keep a senior gardener safe this summer

If you are a senior gardener or the adult child of one, these safety tips are a must-read. Read more

Seven essentials for modern farmhouse design

Modern Farmhouse design is one of the year's hottest trends. Here's how to achieve it. Read more

States with the highest/lowest homeownership rates

Here’s where homeownership rates are rising, where they are highest and where they are lowest. Read more

How to store fresh garden basil

From caprese salads to punching up cold pasta dishes, basil is the perfect fresh herb for all your summer dishes. If your herb garden is producing more basil than you can use in a week, there are plenty of ways to keep it fresh until your next delicious meal. Read more

This 3.7 lb. camping chair will go everywhere with you this summer

If you’re making the most of the warm weather, you probably find yourself spending most summer weekends camping, fishing, at the beach, or by the pool. Hauling a heavy beach chair from place to place can put a damper on your summer fun, which is where this ultra-light camping chair from Marchway comes in in. Read more

Affordable Starter Homes in the Helena Area

Looking for a good deal? Check out these affordable, inexpensive homes to buy in the Helena Area. Read more



Reverse mortgages: Too good to be true?

Important information residents of Helena need to know before they decide.


Security solutions to keep your Helena family and home safe this spring

Talk to a local expert about a digital alarm system that will protect your family and belongings.