Roxanna Coldiron

Roxanna is a freelance writer for
From Victorian antiquity to the Shiny Brite ornaments of mid-century décor and the modern themes of today, tour all of the best tannenbaums in history.
Try a cinched garland, loopy bows, or vertical draping technique—all will add an extraordinary touch.
Lighting the menorah is one of the most treasured—and significant—moments during the eight nights of Hanukkah. Shop from our pick of artisanal sets from Fredericks and Mae, Williams Sonoma, and Via Maris.
This seamstress's tips will ensure that you're accurate every time.
These companions inherit some of the best qualities from both of their parents—the Husky bred with Rottweilers, Golden Retrievers, Pomeranians, and Beagles.
Some animal shelters will actually put a freeze on the adoption of black cats around October 31.
According to a veterinarian, there are a few unexpected health benefits associated with feeding this type of squash to your pup.
Earn top dollar by following these tricks of the trade, according to professional appraisers.
The magnet test is a good trick among antique appraisers.
Trick-or-treaters and party guests will be in for a sweet—or spooky—surprise when Halloween candy is dressed up and disguised. Dozens of party crafts featuring familiar Halloween characters (like witches, cats, and bats) are easy to produce, thanks to printable full-color clip-art and traceable templates.
One simple way to tell if you've chosen a good gourd? Take a close look at the stem.
Grooming products will help mitigate the hair, according to a veterinarian.
Starting early, saving consistently, and investing wisely are all important.
Retire early, but make sure to be prepared for it.
Get your financial, family, and health plans together as you leave the workforce.
Our financial experts weigh in on the money milestones to hit throughout your life.
Fill your Halloween with family fun this year. Our unique, easy-to-make group costumes will make your crowd the best-dressed on the block.
A veterinarian gives his insight into the mind of your feline friend.
Become self-sufficient with their gardening, homemaking, and farming inspiration from a life lived off the grid.
It's simple: Challenge yourself to strategically save a certain amount of money each week over a period, according to financial experts.
Whether you adopt or move residences, this is what you'll need to do.