Julie Starr

Be on the Lookout for These New Kitchen Trends

A kitchen with textured white tile, a brass hood, and open shelving.

As we gear up for the next spring market, now is a good time to give thought to any updates we might want to make to our spaces. If you are a home buyer, you may be interested in following article from Food52, which highlights some exciting new design trends. If you are a homeowner who intends to stay put, perhaps it will give you some "Inspo" for your next

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Let's Declutter!

Well, Omicron is here and, so, it seems, we are back indoors with ourselves and our stuff! As much as I view my home as my refuge, I also feel oppressed by the various deserted projects I have attempted to complete throughout the pandemic - not to mention the areas of my home that require (continued) attention: maintenance, deep cleaning,

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Attention All Gardeners and Homeowners: Beware of Jumping Worms!

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If you are a local homeowner with some amount of land that you take pride in maintaining (or paying someone to maintain), this article will be of interest to you. As I take stock of my own yard, preparing my beds for the dormant season, hiring someone to prune certain shrubs and trees, and wondering how to manage all of the leaves (turn
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DIY while Hunkering Down - Pandemic Activities for Homeowners

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For my 16-year-old daughter's birthday last month, I turned two of her embroidery projects (new COVID hobby) into decor for her bedroom, as a present to her (a pillow and a wall hanging). She was thrilled! Both of us have been spending time, while hunkering down, working on crafts, bedroom redecorating (in her case) organizing and [...]