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Safe Hotel Staycations in a Pandemic Winter

For a safe, relaxing weekend getaway both indoors and away from home, two hotels have got you covered. As the coronavirus pandemic reaches its one-year mark, many are feeling stir-crazy and would love to get away, even just for the night. The pandemic, combined with the long winter season limiting their options, has people fleeing READ MORE

Unique Homes: Obsessive Complectic

This is the latest installment of the Unique Homes series. When I tell you that Kathleen Welhouse used to be an elementary school art teacher and loves to découpage her home, you might have a certain idea of what that would look like. However, when I arrived at her house to photograph it and interview READ MORE

Unique Homes: An Ode to Nature

This is the second installment in the Unique Homes series, introduced here and continued here. (Full disclosure: The homeowners in this post are my parents – please, dear readers, send me home nominations so that I don’t have to ask any more of my own relatives!) Allison Mischler and her husband Tom have lived in READ MORE

Unique Homes: Submissions Needed

We are now about seven months into the Covid-19 pandemic, and there is one place that the majority of people feel the safest retreating to: their homes. For many, this has been a great time to freshen up, declutter or even re-decorate while we wait for life to go back to normal (I’ve repainted two READ MORE