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Luxurious Landscapes

The Garden Conservancy’s Open Days in New Hampshire. If there is anything a gardener loves more than working in his or her garden, it’s visiting and enjoying the creations of others. Before 1995, however, the only private gardens we could visit and admire belonged to people we knew. That year, Page Dickey, a gardener in… Read More

Susan Mitchell

Equipped for Fun

You’ll Have as Much Fun as Your Guests When You Plan Ahead for Last-Minute Summer Get-Togethers It’s enough to make any Martha Stewart wannabe break out in hives, and it has happened to almost all of us. We get that last-minute phone call from an assortment of friends/relatives/co-workers to tell us they’ll be by in 20 minutes. The call… Read More

Dean Johnson

Back Flip: The Real Estate Market is Back, and so are the House Flippers

When it comes to buying and selling real estate, Georgetown’s Peter Souhleris has never been short on confidence. An architect turned house flipper for the past 15 years, Souhleris says he continued to buy and sell throughout the real estate crash and kept making money. Souhleris, who runs CityLight Homes out of Peabody with business… Read More

Will Courtney

Celebrity Designer Taniya Nayak: Home for the Holidays

In December 2014, UMass Lowell alumna Taniya Nayak returned to the campus she once called home. Nayak is an interior designer, television host and, most recently, brand ambassador for Ellen DeGeneres. You might recognize Nayak from her appearances on Food Network’s “Restaurant: Impossible” and HGTV’s “House Hunters on Vacation” and “Designed to Sell.” In an engaging... Read More
Beth Daigle
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