Decorating for myself: Nook Cottage

So, progress is being made selling my parent’s house. Things are moving fast! Since my Mom passed away, I’ve been scouring real estate listings for properties to rent or to buy. I felt more like renting at this stage in my life versus all the issues associated with owning, but then renting isn’t always a … Read more

A traditional New England style home in a surprising location

Currently on the market is this traditional New England style home designed in 1978 by the famous New England Architecture firm of Royal Barry Wills Associates, Inc.. I’ll share at the end of the post where this house is located – as I said, it’s a surprising location for such a quintessential New England style. … Read more

Real Estate: A Colonial Surprise

Sometimes, you just get a feeling about how a house will look on the inside. This colonial style house (built in 1860) is located in the historic district in Sandwich, MA on Cape Cod. I’ve been by it a million times since my parents moved to town in the 1980’s. It’s on a fantastic lot, … Read more

Katherine Hepburn's family vacation home on the block

No matter what year you were born, you can’t grow up in New England without hearing about the horror that was the hurricane of 1938. The Category 5 hurricane was in September and its fury was felt across the region. Katherine Hepburn’s family vacation home in Old Saybrook, Connecticut was completely destroyed. It’s spectacular waterfront … Read more