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Trends vs. Fads

Let’s get something straight, there’s a big difference between a trend and a fad.  Remember the avocado green appliances of the 1960’s and 70’s?  My Mother was wild about them.  My family even went so far as to outfit all our apartment rentals with the most up-to-date color trends of that time, alternating between avocado […]

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Vermont Natural Coatings

Finish is important.  No matter how well something is constructed or how careful you promise yourself you’ll be: “I won’t accidentally drop my coffee cup on the floor when I stub my toe on the chair…” “My dog wont be running in here…” “I’ll keep my keys in a little dish instead of throwing them […]

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Rustic Table Reminiscing

Recently, a friend’s wedding took us out of Upstate New York, along I-95 to Wilmington, Delaware.  It was perfect timing; offering a much needed escape from our let’s-get-this-kitchen-store open to-do list. As we were mid-celebration, mingling, chatting and catching up with old friends, the Mother of the Bride came over and grabbed Jason’s arm.  “This […]

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Garden to Table

We love food.  As with so many, we try and pay attention to where our food is coming from and what’s in it.  Living in Upstate New York we are blessed with abundant options for local foods:  farmer’s markets, farm stands, Rock Hill Bakehouse (we’re never without a loaf of their hearth-baked bread in our kitchen), and […]

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Curtain Up!

Ever wonder what Judy Garland, Georgia O’Keefe and puppets have to do with your kitchen? Well, nothing, BUT they are the main ingredients of this season’s Adirondack Theatre Festival lineup of shows AND we have our very first ad in ATF’s playbill. We couldn’t have hoped for a better audience to announce that officially ShoreHaven […]

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