Monthly Archives: January 2017

Boston designer Nina Farmer has been hot for quite a while now. Her name has become synonymous with Beacon Hill and a sleek, historically sensitive style. And while the design blogosphere has been buzzing with Bailey McCarthy’s big reveal of her home in this month’s House Beautiful (I admit, I’m pretty smitten myself. That DINING […]

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Art galleries can be a bit intimidating. Do you think I go to Boston galleries? Nope. Why? Probably some misplaced sense of inferiority — wrong clothes, wrong paycheck, wrong address. NH is just so nice and comfortable. For better or worse, people wear fleeces to funerals. Perhaps that’s why I can saunter into a gallery […]

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I’ve always decorated our homes, ever since our first apartment in New York. Not the glamorous Sex in the City side of New York. Washington Heights. Way north. Above Harlem. Where Rudy Giuliani, during his stint as a D.A., reputedly brought a reporter along to witness how easy it was to buy drugs on our […]

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For my first article for New Hampshire Magazine (on news stands now or, if you aren’t local, here’s the link), I had the very general assignment of “The Shaker Style Kitchen.” I was given some pictures of various kitchens I might profile that all had Shaker style cabinetry (more on that later), but it was really up […]

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No, it’s not a Saturday or January 7 when I said I would be back, so don’t think you’ve gone completely mad and lost track of what day of the week it is because I wrote a blog post today. I just wanted to write a little sumthin’-sumthin’ to assuage the January 2 post-holiday blues. Here […]

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