Category Archives: Kitchens

We’re planning to begin our kitchen renovation at the end of the summer, and of course I’m having a hard time thinking of anything else! This is going to be the “Forever Kitchen” in our “Forever House.” It will be here as long as I live here. There will be no redos or further updates […]

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My oldest son, Thing 1, sometimes gets upset when he realizes that that he probably won’t invent anything that is completely new — as in, no one has ever thought of any part of it before. I try to explain that we if all had to invent the wheel each time we wanted to get to […]

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I know I said I would post about floors, but I decided to hold the article because there has been some recent chatter about Michelle Slatalla’s April 3rd article for the Wall Street Journal, “Why Kitchen Islands Are Ruining America’s Kitchens.” I read it. Nothing earth-shattering. To anyone who is a lover of old homes […]

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We’re finally into spring (sort of — still tons of snow up here), and the 2018 trend reports in kitchen design are a thing of the distant past. I think I read probably 80% of them and came to a few conclusions: When it comes to kitchens, there are few people who really want or […]

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So, I know I said I wasn’t going to post today, but over my vacation a huge dilemma has come up — and I need your thoughts! I’ve done two posts about what I hope for our kitchen renovation — about 1 year 9 months away and counting (barring unforeseen circumstances): the first about my […]

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