From Spotlight: Warm Home, Warm Heart

Fire Pit or Money Pit? 8 Ways to Avoid Overspending

Don’t do built-in seating. Your butt (and budget) will thank you for it.

Firepit in a home back yard
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Leanne Potts

Leanne Potts is an Atlanta-based journalist and serial home remodeler. She's tackled five fixer-uppers and is working on a sixth. She's written about everything from forest fires to dog-friendly decor and spent a decade leading the digital staff of HGTV.