Beth Underwood: Christmas decorating isn’t for the faint of heart, but ‘tree-mergency’ house calls help

It was about 6:30 p.m. on Sunday night when the tree specialist arrived at our house to diagnose the Christmas tree. Yes, you read that correctly. Our Christmas tree received a house call. The fate of our fir had been teetering on the brink for almost 24 hours at that point, and now, our moment of reckoning was at hand. Looking back, something seemed a bit off as soon as we brought it into the house...

Your Kentucky Home: Holiday Decorating 101 — Making the most of the tree and mantle

By Liz Toombs and Erika Wilhelmi Special to KyForward When it comes to holiday decorations, the tree and mantle are fun to decorate and very visible to guests. You can go in so many directions with each, which can make it difficult to decide how you want them to look. For guidance, here are some of our favorite designs and helpful tips to get started. The Tree Start with a full and fluffed tree....

Keven Moore on Insurance: It’s the most wonderful – and dangerous – time of year!

Christmas is certainly one of the most enjoyable times of year. And we spend lots of time getting ready for holiday fun, making sure our home is full of that Christmas spirit inside and out.   But with all the family gatherings and festivities, it is very easy to forget about the potential dangers that the holidays can bring to your home.   National Lampoons Christmas Vacation (From Wikimedia...