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Home for Christmas

As a designer, I usually find myself on the brighter side of a move – preparing floor plans, selecting paint colors, accessorizing and helping clients move into their new homes. However, this November and for the first week of December, my husband, Mike, and I sorted, donated, discarded and sold our home of 19-plus years.…
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Sprucing Up Our Winter Nests

One is truly blessed if they’re fortunate enough to live in New England in the fall. Its spectacular, warm, subtle hues are a welcome break from the bright colors of summer. The long, late afternoon shadows that usher us indoors for a cup of tea give us time to pause and appreciate our interiors again.…
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Our Beach House

When a snail outgrows his shell and needs to find a new home, he simply slips out of his shell and slides into another one better suited for him. If moving were as easy for us! Maybe I’ve spent too much time at the beach this summer to even contemplate such a thing! This past…
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Stock Your Pantry and Cook!

We have convection, induction, electric and dual fuel ranges.  We have thousands of dollar’s worth of cabinetry and countertop material, hundreds of dollar’s worth of plumbing fixtures and hardware, yet, there isn’t a whole lot cooking in the kitchen.  I’m pretty sure we had more home cooked meals when all we had were cauldrons hanging…
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