Ask the Expert: Kevin Leatherwood on picking the right mattress

We asked Kevin Leatherwood, Director of Global Product Development at Tempur-Pedic, for his expert opinion choosing the perfect mattress for you.

Sand castles 101, camping in wine country, and more great travel finds for your weekend

California’s water cutbacks: Good news, but at what price?

So, it’s official: California’s water use dropped by 27 percent in June–the first month of Governor Brown’s mandatory cutbacks during our historic drought. Some cities even exceeded the target. That’s the good news. But there’s bad news for some Californians, hitting them right in the pocketbook! 

Is this the home of the future?

When you say “smart home,” I think of the Jetson family’s moving sidewalk that takes you directly from flying car landing pad to the kitchen for a snack. Realistic and useful? Probably not.