//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/05/BostonGlobe.com/Travel/Images/atvA.jpg New England’s mud season oozes into spas, bars

It’s mud season in New England, when the going gets sloppy and slow. But why complain about a good thing?

Address

How to fix wet walls, mold, and other damage caused by winter

2015 brought with it the perfect storm for ice dams and inflicted the severest punishment those dams can dish out.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/24/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/28bottle.jpg Take our vitamin quiz

We asked nutritionists from some of Boston’s leading dietary research centers to help us pin down the facts. Take the quiz and test your vitamin knowledge.

love letters

Disclosing her virginity

I honestly have no idea how he would react, and I’m embarrassed that I went so long before losing my virginity.

Deep Breath

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/16/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/jacobs-grandin-6.jpg Temple Grandin’s stress-management lessons

At MIT’s Media Lab, researchers are trying to learn stress management from people with autism.

My Workout

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/23/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/Boghosian_MyWorkout3_LIFE.jpg William Evans, 56, Boston police commissioner

“My philosophy is, as long as I get my run in, there’s nothing I can’t tackle that day.”

Munch Madness 2015

Munch Madness: Meet the Final Four

Which restaurants should make it to the Top 2? Vote now in the semifinal match-ups.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/25/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/1.Withings_Aura_wakeup_closeupA.jpg Beta Test Withings Aura sleep device and app

While it might seem obvious, the usefulness of Withings wellness products hinges on users’ personal habits and needs.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/02/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/AartiHeadshot-highresA.jpg Are cooking show recipes bad for your health?

Many popular cooking shows are sometimes called “food porn” for placing decadence over good nutrition, but does watching these shows affect your health?

Style

All about that look: Suphoj Chancheaw

The florist chooses his clothes the same way he composes his arrangements looking at the form, texture, and color.

Family

‘Two Mommies’ author hopes new edition isn’t controversial

“I’d like us to live in a world where it’s not a big deal whether a child has two moms,” Lesléa Newman said.