BlogTourKBIS – Visiting with Mohawk at the Kitchen & Bath Show

    One of the hardest things to find in interiors is a great quality wall-to-wall carpet that is cleanable and durable AND looks great. We were all very excited to be introduced to Mohawk Flooring‘s new SmartStrand Silk Reserve carpet. This carpet is so luxurious to the touch that you literally wanted to lie down on … Read more

BlogTourKBIS – Visiting with Thermador at the Kitchen & Bath Show

  Thermador had a huge display at KBIS and we were treated to a great tour of some of their fantastic new offerings. On the truly luxe and large scale is the Freedom® Collection Culinary Preservation line. Thermador originated the built-in modular refrigeration concept more than a decade ago – it has become the next … Read more

Costume Exhibit on Cape Cod

Last week I attended a costume exhibit at Heritage Museums & Gardens on Cape Cod. Call “Cut!”, this traveling exhibit showcases the design work of several award-winning costume designers and the workmanship of Cosprop, Ltd., London, England, which manufactures costumes. There are 43 costumes on display and each is presented with some small props and backdrops to … Read more

Kitchen Tour in Newburyport (and more!)

Newburyport Kitchen Tour 2016

Anytime I am invited to attend something in my favorite city of Newburyport in Massachusetts, I hop to it – regardless of distance (90 minute drive, without traffic) and traffic (two hours to get there yesterday!). So, I headed up to take in the annual Kitchen Tour in Newburyport which benefits the PTO of the Newburyport … Read more

Newburyport Holiday House Tour: Toppan-Whitney House

I wrote about three of the houses I visited at the 2015 Newburyport Holiday House Tour the other day, but wanted to share the Toppan-Whitney House in its own post because it’s on the market – so we get more insider photos! The Toppan-Whitney House is a brick Federal-era home built in 1804 and is … Read more