Recycle That! Baby Food Jars

Now that Mr. Man has added baby food to his diet (Me: Yay, he’ll finally sleep through the night!  Him: waaaaaah, I don’t think so), I’ve got quite a few empty jars piling up …well, actually I recycle
Categories: Refurnished Living

Beauty Sleep

Though they may not closely resemble the “blossoms of snow” of which Captain Von Trapp sang, the pink and yellow flowers depicted on this “Edelweiss Crewel Coco Duvet Cover” by Pine Cone Hill are just
Categories: General, Window Shopping

Heating Up

Family gets creative to add outdoor living space By Larissa Lytwyn Problem: The owners of this Sherman home lacked adequate recreation space because of their large, prominent driveway. Solution:
Categories: Problem: solved

Vacation Plans Include Renovations

By Amy Dolego I’m looking forward to taking a vacation next week with my husband, Dennis.  It will be a working vacation.  We’re planning on spending our time improving the house and gardens. 

Casual seating

Sit on it. Lie on it. Lounge. However you or your children prefer to use it, the super-comfy “fatboy” lounge-bag is perfect to send to college with a student, or provide extra seating for a child’s
Categories: General, Window Shopping

My Shim-ply Gorgeous Mirror!

Tee hee. So I finally finished the mirror I promised I would make for my sister for her birthday (which was in, ahem, July). She had sent me a link to a DIY starburst mirror made from wood shims. Yes
Categories: Refurnished Living

Cabana Boy Not Included

Privacy, please. Tucked into the corner of a patio, deck, garden or waterside locale, this Tuuci Exuma Cabana from Design Within Reach in Westport can function as pool storage, a private changing room
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No Survivors

By Amy Dolego It was early spring when we first saw our house listed for sale and, by the end of summer, we purchased it.  Old-fashioned screens hung on the outside of the windows.  They were the kind