Donna Boyle Schwartz


Donna Boyle Schwartz is a well-known home furnishings writer and editor, who has worked with leading magazines and newspapers for more than 30 years. In addition to serving as Lifestyle Editor and News Editor for the Newburgh-Beacon Evening News, Ms. Schwartz also spent over a decade as Managing Editor of Home Furnishings News. An enthusiastic DIYer, she has a shed full of tools and a house full of projects. Donna Boyle Schwartz on LinkedIn | Google +

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JULY 31, 2020 | FRIDAY
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JUNE 27, 2020 | SATURDAY
The Best Hammocks for Comfortable Lounging

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MAY 29, 2020 | FRIDAY
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Whatever you may think of extended warranties, sometimes it makes sense to purchase an additional protection plan.

MAY 26, 2020 | TUESDAY
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MAY 8, 2020 | FRIDAY
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APRIL 24, 2020 | FRIDAY
10 Ergonomic Tools that Make Gardening Nearly Painless

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APRIL 14, 2020 | TUESDAY
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Even though you try to keep a clean house, you might be spreading germs around without even realizing it. Prevent germs from proliferating throughout your home by addressing these key pro...