In The Home

In The Home
My entire life I’ve been in tune with my surroundings. Whether at home or on vacation I observe the details as if I am going to be tested on it. Even the most obsolete things I drill down on, from the carpet to the crowd moldings, and everything in between. But there is always one thing that trumps everything else and it’s more about...Read more
In The Home
Mar Jennings is the author of the best selling Life On Mar’s: A Four Season Garden, a nationally acclaimed gardening book, sold world-wide. Mar’s continues the series with Life On Mar’s: Creating Casual Luxury at the remarkable price of $19.95Read more
In The Home
A growing trend amongst frequent travelers is to pack a few staple items that help to personalize any hotel room. These might include their favorite soaps and slippers, a few small photos, or their usual end-of-day tunes. These modern day nomads spend so much time in hotel rooms that they have cleverly figured out how to personalize a space...Read more
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This time of year many garden centers, holiday markets and even your local grocery chains have the blissful, fragrant delight of the Paperwhite bulbs, and when I see them I’m intoxicated with delight. Narcissus Paperwhites are highly fragrant and because they are so easy to force bloom when indoors, they are very common during the holidays...Read more
In The Home
Some of the best resources are free, and when Mother Nature provides you with an abundant supply of Pine Cones, one can’t help but think up multiple applications that are both practical and resourceful. Here are four simple and creative s MAR t tips for inspiring you to rethink the traditional pinecone: As kindling for your fireplace. When...Read more
In The Home
Have you ever picked up something and imagined its’ creative and functional possibilities beyond the obvious? Lately I had that moment when I was looking at some trays in a store. Trays have so many possible functions in so many rooms that they really are indispensible.Read more
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Just in time for the Spring, here is a scrumptious Spring Pasta Salad--great-tasting and easy to do--that the whole family will love and want again and again.Read more
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Have you ever considered the notion that something as simple as a trashcan could be a home fashion statement? Trash receptacles, whether large or small, are a part of our daily lives.Read more
In The Home
It’s officially winter - regardless of what the weather feels like outside - so you can be sure that Old Man Winter is hovering around with Jack Frost at his beck and call.Read more
In The Home
Have you ever been inspired by a designer item and dreamt about the lifestyle and touches of opulence and wealth? Even if you have not seen a single moment of Downton Abbey you are likely aware that it shows the differences between the upstairs family and the downstairs help.Read more