September 30, 2018

Keeping It Cool with a Smart Refrigerator

samsung 22 cubic feet smart refrigerator family hub

Imagine a refrigerator that can detect the kinds of foods you are storing in it, can keep you informed as to expiration dates, and track your habitual use of the product. Those days of finding that head of lettuce that you forgot and ended up growing slime are over!   A smart refrigerator is a

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August 30, 2018

Dining Tables, Your Style

The dining table: its size, shape and the material it’s made from says more about a family than any other piece of furniture. When we dine with family we share more than a meal- we share our daily experiences and create memories.   The dining area is a special focal point of the home, and

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July 31, 2018

My Favorites For Summer Entertaining: Part 2


By Khristine Holterman, Founder,   As promised, I am back with part two of my favorites for summer entertaining. Living in California we have so many reasons to entertain: great weather, a vacation destination (nonstop houseguests!), family reunions and just gathering with local friends.  Here are a few more of my favorite sites and

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July 26, 2018

My Favorites For Summer Entertaining: Part 1

By Khristine Holterman, Founder, Today I knew the magical months of summer were upon us when we dropped off our son at summer camp. Don’t get me wrong — I will miss him terribly, but summers are for making memories, and summer camp is definitely a memory maker, as is summer entertaining. It’s the

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June 30, 2018

Florals Make a Comeback for the 21st Century

pierre frey floral textile

Florals have made a comeback, but with a modern edge that can’t be denied. Your grandmother’s old, ostentatiously ornamented big flowery wallpaper went out along with the smell of mothballs! Chintz is becoming the latest rage — its popularity has once again resurfaced. Originally imported from India and known to be a glazed calico textile

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