Donna Boyle Schwartz

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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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MAY 17, 2019 | FRIDAY
Take Your Pick: The 20 Best Fruit Farms Across the United States

Nothing quite compares to that zesty burst of flavor that you get from luscious strawberries, juicy raspberries, tart cherries, succulent peaches, earthy greens, and crisp apples, especia...

MAY 10, 2019 | FRIDAY
12 Times Goo Gone Saves the Day

DIYers looking for that perfect go-to gunk, glop, spill, and stain remover for the home, laundry, workshop, and garage need look no further than Goo Gone, an amazing multipurpose cleanser...

MAY 9, 2019 | THURSDAY
12 National Trust Properties to Visit This Summer

Gain some architectural insight—and a new understanding of American history—by visiting these National Trust Historic Sites.

APRIL 25, 2019 | THURSDAY
Why We Love the Sleeping Porch

As a youngster, one of the summer's great thrills was "sleeping out," usually on someone’s deck or porch, but sometimes even on the garage roof—any place where a gaggle of girls...

APRIL 24, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
10 Tips for Ending Robocalls, Junk Mail, and More

Why does it always seem to happen just as you're sitting down to enjoy a nice dinner with your family?—the phone rings, and the solicitors are calling! Technology can be a double-edged sw...

APRIL 13, 2019 | SATURDAY
Classic Vacation Spots That Are Nothing Like They Used to Be

It is said that travel broadens the mind, and with some 3,000 miles between the East and the West Coast, Americans enjoy exceptional opportunities to expand their horizons. Indeed, the fa...

APRIL 12, 2019 | FRIDAY
Enter Bob Vila’s $1,000 Front Door Makeover Giveaway with Larson Manufacturing Today!

The old adage still rings true today: You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression. And when it comes to your home, the front entry makes the first impression on visitors and ...

MARCH 18, 2019 | MONDAY
The 25 Most Beautiful Libraries in America

Libraries are magical places, filled with tales of faraway lands, adventure, romance and chivalry, inspiring the imaginations of generations and instilling a lifelong love of learning. Bu...

MARCH 7, 2019 | THURSDAY
The 10 Biggest Mistakes You Could Make at Your Kitchen Sink

Show of hands: Which one of you has just poured bacon grease right out of the pan down into the sink? Or dumped a pot’s worth of used coffee grounds down the drain? Now, consider this: Wh...

MARCH 6, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
Enter Bob Vila’s $1,000 New Door Giveaway with Larson Manufacturing Today!

Homeowners in search of the perfect blend of enhanced energy efficiency, home insulation, and home security need look no further than one simple and easy-to-install product: a premium sto...