The Kitchens of 11 Magnolia Lane

That almost sounds like a book title, but there's no literary symbolism here--I'm just going to show you the kitchens Amy and I have designed and lived in at our various (many!) houses.  Seeing this builder image of her soon-to-be new house's kitchen got me thinking that we really have cooked in a … [Read more...]

The Kitchen at the MCC House

Today I thought I'd share a few of the "outtake" photos of the kitchen from my home tour last week, so you can get a better sense of the space.  It's pretty small; we have about a fourth of the cabinets that we had in our old kitchen, but I haven't missed any of our cooking gear yet. It's summer, … [Read more...]

The Dining Room at the MCC House

I know you've all been waiting for some photos of the inside of the MCC (Mint Chocolate Chip) House, and today I'm sharing the dining room. Just a quick recap for those of you who might have missed previous posts; we're still in Southern Pines, NC, and have downsized from our old house of almost … [Read more...]

Upgrade Your Morning Coffee Experience

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Seattle’s Best Coffee®. All opinions are 100% mine. Today I'm sharing a few shots of my favorite spot in the house, a.k.a. the corner in my kitchen I've set up as a coffee bar.  When you're as deadly serious about your morning cup(s) of joe as … [Read more...]

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