Hello, Spring!

Nothing says “Hello, Spring!” like cherry blossoms in Washington, D.C. On a recent trip there, despite a February warm spell that brought the blooms out early, I found a few gems hiding in the shade around the tidal pool. If you have been considering a remodel after...

Fresh Air

Even in the depths of winter, I crave fresh air! It’s my habit to open the windows for a few minutes every day, which helps clear out the stuffiness that accumulates from heat, dust and pets. As I do that, my attention is drawn to the room’s woodwork . . . and it...

Pathways

With the New Year comes New Year’s resolutions. Made with enthusiasm, they often quickly fall by the wayside. Resolutions were never a big thing for me but in the fall, a friend predicted that a new cycle in my life would begin in 2016 . . . that it was time for me to...
Are the Hot Bathroom Trends for You?

Are the Hot Bathroom Trends for You?

The latest trends in bathroom design aside from all white everything are freestanding tubs and walk-in showers. How do you know if these are right for you? For most of us, our bathrooms are a haven. They can be a place to relax, unwind and pamper ourselves for a bit....