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Encore: One Remodel by Jackson Kitchen Designs Leads To Another

— Sponsored — Even a beautiful 6-year-old colonial can require some customizing to meet the needs of a growing family. David and Michele Gaudin soon discovered that after relocating to Boxford several years ago. The first project on the list was to add a larger island with more seating to the kitchen. The Gaudins knew… Read More

Ellen Zappala

Stinging Things – Make Any Hymenopteran at Home in Your Yard

I love reading field guides. Brimming with information and diagrams helpfully labeled with arrows to the important bits of a bird, or snake, or ragweed that you need to make an identification, they are also, quite commonly, sources of unexpected poetry and startling imagery. I came upon just such a one in my reading about… Read More

Sarah Courchesne

Seven Trends from the Spring 2018 High Point Market

This past April, I made my annual trip to North Carolina and the High Point Market, the world’s largest home furnishings and decor show. Designers from all over the world flock to this market to shop for clients, see the latest trends, attend educational seminars and reconnect with faraway friends and colleagues. Visiting High Point… Read More

Linda Holt
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You can tell a lot about people’s feelings toward an animal from how they oversee its death. Pet dogs and cats are ushered out in a barbiturate haze, surrounded by beloved family members. Cattle and pigs are, we hope, swiftly and cleanly dispatched, though usually someplace out of sight and out of mind. But stroll… Read More

Sarah Courchesne
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