Category Archives: Kitchens

Natural wood kitchens are back in a big way, and men the world over (if they gave the subject any thought at all) are probably celebrating. Men love wood. One of my most popular posts this year continues to be The Knotty Pine Problem and 3 Alternatives to Painting it All. It’s probably because so many wives […]

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Please give me some good advice in your next letter. I promise not to follow it. — Edna St. Vincent Millay She generally gave herself very good advice, (though she very seldom followed it). — Lewis Carroll I always pass on good advice…. It is never of any use to oneself. — Oscar Wilde When […]

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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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So, I had planned a color post for this weekend, and I will get to it another week, but then I thought of a Thanksgiving-ish topic that you might enjoy — even if it’s a little late. A beautiful range, aka stove! Stoves!!! Colorful stoves! Big capacity stoves! Stoves with double ovens and/or 5 or 6 […]

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I love color in the kitchen.  I love it so much that my own honey maple cabinetry and laminate countertops hurt me to my soul sometimes. It’s only for a moment now and then, and then I shake out of it and remember the gobs of storage and room I have and think, well, not […]

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