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Monthly Archives:
May 2012

‘Tis the Season (Part 2: Storage for Toy/ Book Madness)

Nurseries and play rooms (or just any room where the kids tend to play) can quickly become disaster zones where the toys and books rule. Before I had kids, I always told myself that my house would never become dominated … Continue reading


Featured Artist: Heather Kranz and Her “Dynamic Nature”

 If you haven’t been by to see our current art exhibition at Silverwood, “Dynamic Nature”, you should definitely make a trip before June 10th. On view is recent works by painter Heather Kranz, who until not so long ago, worked … Continue reading


Drive by Shooting: Nelson Ave and Tipton Lane

Let’s just call this one “an open letter to the homeowners”… I think (and this is just a greedy suggestion on my part) that the homeowners at 2 Fifth Avenue should consider subdividing this carriage house off their property… so … Continue reading


‘Tis the Season! (Part 1: Cribs)

 Wow- it really is Spring! TWO pairs of our close friends were blessed with new babies Monday, despite the fact that they were due at opposite ends of the month. What are the odds? In celebration of little Benjamin and … Continue reading


Featured Architect: Ross Chapin and the “Wee” Home

For several years, I’ve been following the work of Ross Chapin Architects, out of Washington state. They specialize in very small to moderately sized cottage-style homes (one might call them “wee”) that may be compact, but are big on charm. … Continue reading


Family Room Reno: From Stinky Mudroom to Sunny Sanctuary

When we bought Yellow House (that’s what we’ll call the new place from now on to identify it), it had a dark, closed- off kitchen and an even darker “mudroom” (I guess that’s what you’d call it- it was a … Continue reading