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Vintage Board Games | Antiques and Collectibles

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To stoic Yankee stock, I’m that most unnatural of New Englanders: a person who wears her heart on... Read More »

Waltham Pocket Watches | Antiques & Collectibles

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If you ask someone for the time these days, you’ll likely find that instead of checking his wrist,... Read More »

Warm Glow

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1. Stone artist Lew French carefully chooses every rock that goes into his rustic yet awe-inspiring fireplaces (priced... Read More »

Waterfront Home in Bayside, Maine | House for Sale

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And the views of Penobscot Bay are spectacular … You’re not familiar with the town of Bayside? Well,... Read More »

Waterfront House in Jamestown, RI | Home Decor

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If the first floor is about cooking, dining, and kids, the basement is man town to the max.... Read More »

What Are Oak Apple Galls? | Gardening Question

What Are Oak Apple Galls? | Gardening Question

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I’m surrounded by oak trees here, and last year I noticed numerous solid, Ping-Pong-sized balls dropping from them.... Read More »

What is the Best Way to Care for a Deck?

What is the Best Way to Care for a Deck?

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We practically live on our outdoor deck from spring through fall. By this time of the season, it’s... Read More »

When to Fertilize Shrubs | Gardening Advice

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The flowering shrubs in our landscape don’t give us much bloom in our sandy soil, even though we... Read More »

Where Kelly Shops

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Addo Novo: When McGuill needs midcentury and minimalist elements to balance out all her antiques, she heads to... Read More »

Where to Find Materials

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Craft stores (whether you visit in person or online) such as Jo-Ann, A. C. Moore, and Michaels are... Read More »

Where to find Wallace Nutting

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The Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, Connecticut (wadsworthatheneum.org), is home to the largest portion of Wallace Nutting’s collection of... Read More »

While in New Bedford

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Don’t miss the whales, more gardens, and Portuguese food. Read More »

Whiting & Davis Mesh Purses | Antiques & Collectibles

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Look for bags with minimal tarnish and little loss to the mesh or enamel. The hinge and clasp... Read More »

Who Was Rufus Porter?

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Most people think of Rufus Porter as the itinerant muralist who traveled New England from the early 1820s... Read More »

Whole-House Fan Resources

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From: Clifton Below, Commissioner NH Public Utilities Commission 21 S. Fruit Street, Suite 10 Concord, NH 03301-2429 603-271-2290... Read More »

Why Didn’t My Poinsettia Plants Turn Red? | Gardening Advice

Why Didn’t My Poinsettia Plants Turn Red? | Gardening Advice

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A year ago last spring, I put two healthy (still red) poinsettias in my garden. In the fall,... Read More »

Willow Picnic Basket | Season’s Must-Have

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Celebrate the last warm days of the year with an al fresco meal — packed in a basket... Read More »

Winter Gardening: Eliot Coleman

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For more than 30 years, Eliot Coleman of Harborside, Maine, has successfully grown food in winter without heated... Read More »

Witch Hazel and Shrubs | Real Solutions

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A member of the dogwood family, cornelian cherry has been favored for centuries, particularly in Europe, for its... Read More »

Witch Hazel | Landscaping Recommendation

Witch Hazel | Landscaping Recommendation

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Last March my neighbor brought me a cut branch of a fragrant flower he called “witch hazel”; he... Read More »

Wolfeboro, New Hampshire Properties | House for Sale

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Turned out that the Tuftonboro property is a nine-room condominium with three bedrooms, two fireplaces, a detached garage,... Read More »

Woodland Scene Terrarium

Woodland Scene Terrarium

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Use the natural materials found in your own backyard to make this woodland scene terrarium. Materials to Make... Read More »

Word of Advice

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On growing old: “Finally, we don’t need to take guff from anybody.” Read More »

Wreath Sale: A Circle for Life

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The creations get zanier as the hours of the workshop tick away. And sure enough, right before they... Read More »

Wreaths for Sale

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The Lucy’s Hearth 6th Annual Designer Wreath Sale will be held Saturday, December 2, from 9 to 1... Read More »

Yankee Classic: Guide to House Styles in New England

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Shingle houses are covered with shingles from top to toe and have less fancy trim work. With their... Read More »

Yankee Humor | Welcome to Your Really Old House

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Congratulations! As the proud new owner of a vintage New England home, you can look forward to many... Read More »



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