Home Design Trends – Trends in Wood Furniture

We’ve all heard this saying: Hold on to something long enough and it will come back in style. That’s true with fashion, and now it seems to be true with interiors, as well. Items once referred to as “dated” circle back into style with a more contemporary or updated twist. This is the case with… Read More

Gardening Essentials – Protecting Against Landscape Insect Pests

When spring finally arrived earlier this year, a sigh of relief could be heard throughout New England. We could go outside at last and enjoy the plants and trees coming back to life. Those plants and trees aren’t alone, however, in awakening from their winter slumbers. They’re joined, unfortunately, by many insect pests, including the winter… Read More

Kitchen Essentials – Kitchen Picassos

Make Your Own Delicious Smoothies at Home: Now that the fine folks at the Golden Arches are bragging about the variety and quality of their smoothies, we can officially declare the drinks an essential part of America’s refreshment landscape. Buying smoothies when you’re out is easy enough to do, but if you’re home when the urge hits,… Read More

Butternut Bisque in Acorn Squash Bowls

Butternut Bisque in Acorn Squash Bowls Ingredients for 6 people: – 6 acorn squash, about 1 pound each – ½ cup pure olive oil – 1 ½ cups finely chopped onions – 2 pounds butternut squash, cut into ¼-inch cubes – 1 ½ quarts of chicken or vegetable broth – 12 ounces light cream – 2… Read More

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