Here comes the sun: Turning toward a new season of food and eating

    It was a bleak week, full of wintery discontent. It was not a stoke-the-fire, lets-all-get-cozy-with-some-warm-comfort-food wintery kind of a week.  You know, the kind that feels so good back around November/December, when we’re all settling in for the season of short days and long nights, and we pull out our woolly socks and(…)

Designing a multi-colored tile wall

Way back when, I read an article in Better Homes and Gardens about a kitchen re-do, and for some reason the tile backsplash stuck with me. I can’t find the original article on their site, but I did find this one, which has a picture from the original article: Image via Better Homes & Gardens(…)

Home design for non-designers Working with the home you have (instead of against it)

Today we’re back with our series on home design for non-designers. (Yeah, I know:  It’s been awhile. A little bathroom project interrupted this party.) Missed the first three parts? You can check those out here: Part 1:  Two basic principles for creating a house that feels like home Part 2:  Your personal design principles Part(…)