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Nothing tricky about re-covering chairs

Q: My kids have abused my dining room chairs for a long time. The fabric on the seats is stained and I would like to recover them. There is nothing fancy about the seats; they have some kind of foam as the stuffing. How do I go about this?

Make your yard more pet-friendly during dog days of summer

Dear Gail: We’ve just moved from Chicago as we’re so over the cold weather, snow storms and gearing up just to get to work. We know that the Las Vegas summers are hot, and not sure if we’re ready, but we don’t have to shovel heat. We have two dogs and are in the process of designing our backyard. Do you have any Las Vegas weather puppy tips? — Vini

25 coolest places in the US to visit with kids

From breathtaking national parks and natural wonders to one-of-a-kind museums and attractions, there are plenty of places in the U.S. that will wow both kids and parents. Read on to see 25 of the coolest places in the U.S. to visit with kids.