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Michael Updike | Open Studio

8 votes, 3.50 avg. rating (70% score)

In Newbury, Massachusetts, slate artist Michael Updike etches stories into stone. It starts as a ghost image—a dragonfly flitting... Read More »

More Paints We Love

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

California Paints Based in Andover, MA. Premium paints and historic colors, 100% acrylic latex. 800-225-1141, 978-623-9980 californiapaints.com Benjamin... Read More »

Mowing the Lawn | Time Saving Method

Mowing the Lawn | Time Saving Method

7 votes, 3.71 avg. rating (74% score)

You have a yard maintenance dilemma. You can’t find an efficient way for mowing the lawn, so you... Read More »

Mud Buddies: For Mud Season

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

More about mud: New England’s Fifth Season Mud Season Facts and Trivia Boots: These Timberland Earthkeepers for men... Read More »

Mud Season Survival | Humor

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

1. Feign indifference. If the mud senses you’re afraid, you’re doomed. 2. Dress in the style known as... Read More »

Nantucket Baskets | History

Nantucket Baskets | History

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

The earliest forms of Nantucket baskets were utilitarian creations, made free-form using wooden splints woven to a round... Read More »

Natural Jewelry: New England’s Finest

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

New England jewelry makers find inspiration in organic shapes and the great outdoors. The result is outstanding pieces... Read More »

Natural Lawn Care | Gardening Solutions

2 votes, 3.50 avg. rating (72% score)

To understand the problem with lawns, it’s helpful to understand that diversity is essential to the natural world.... Read More »

New England Architecture | Guide to House Styles in New England

New England Architecture | Guide to House Styles in New England

4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)

Second Empire houses are queenly. The diagnostic feature is the mansard roof carried like a crown on decorative... Read More »

New England Craft Fair Gifts

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

New England’s holiday craft fairs are a stellar source of beautifully designed wares–and unforgettable gifts. Exploring a craft... Read More »

New England Garden Ideas | Two Gardens for all Seasons

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Plan your garden well, and you’ll enjoy beauty in spring, summer, fall, and winter. Get started using these... Read More »

New England Paint Colors: Put New England in Your Home

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Leslie got her start in color strategy working at her mother’s side in a Benjamin Moore paint store... Read More »

New England Products: Colorful Fleece, Felt, Cork

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Need a little something to chase away the winter blues? Here a few of our favorite things. Read More »

New England Products: Glass

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The showroom at Pepi Herrmann Crystal, in Gilford, New Hampshire, positively sparkles. In the studio, craftsmen carefully hand-cut... Read More »

New England Products: Summer Gear

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1. Toting goodies in a handcrafted wooden bike basket (from $33) leaves your hands free to signal and... Read More »

New England Wild Edibles | Secrets of the Spring Foragers

New England Wild Edibles | Secrets of the Spring Foragers

10 votes, 3.70 avg. rating (74% score)

Robert grins, “There’s a saying for us: If you can’t beat them, eat them.” The next morning is... Read More »

New England’s Finest | Bring the Outdoors In

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1. Ken Kenia creates chandeliers from the antlers of moose, elk, and deer, which shed their racks naturally... Read More »

New England’s Finest: Home Office Accessories

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1. This posh 16×16-inch Morris pillow ($140) features a wool-felt stripe motif appliqued on organic cotton flannel (cheery... Read More »

New England’s Finest: In Good Taste

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

We love it when pastry chefs understand that every sweet needs a little salt to really pop. We... Read More »

New England’s Finest: Inside Outside

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Summertime … and the living is easy, on a porch outfitted with simple luxuries in a fresh palette.... Read More »

New England’s Finest: Play Time

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1. The “Erban” (from $2,200) is a lightweight, comfortable commuter bike made from bamboo, a renewable resource with... Read More »

New England’s Finest: Warm Glow

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After the lights of the holiday season have been put away, we still face several snowy, frigid months... Read More »

New England’s Finest: Winter Whites

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1 Simon Pearce’s substantial “Brookfield” bowl ($90-$125) goes from oven to table and works for mixing, baking, or... Read More »

New Hampshire Lake House

1 vote, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

When fall comes to this lakeside family getaway in southern New Hampshire, the new color palette of golds... Read More »

New Hampshire Post and Beam House

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Build on the heights; raise it to the sky. As any good cathedral builder from the Middle Ages... Read More »

No Weeds, No Watering

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Unlike summer warmth, colder temperatures mean that pests and even weeds are nearly eliminated. Even better: Between November... Read More »

Not My Grandmother’s Paperwhites | Mary’s Farm

Not My Grandmother’s Paperwhites | Mary’s Farm

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

My grandmother had a sun porch, and around the edges, in front of the windows, she had copper... Read More »



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