How Do You Downsize: Lightbulbs

  Confession:  I am hoarding lightbulbs.  I have those little cardboard cartons of Edison style incandescent bulbs tucked into closets, bins and cabinets throughout the house.  I have bulbs of all sizes, including some that don’t even fit fixtures we own!  It must be my inner child of the 70’s; comforted by the golden glow

Cincinnati Chili

  I never heard of or tried Cincinnati-style chili until I moved to this area in 1996.  Remember the Hard Times Cafe in Old Town?  I was instantly smitten! This recipe is based on what may have actually been the very first recipe I ever downloaded from the internet.  It’s been a favorite since then,

Buying a 1950’s Home: Bathrooms

When you are buying a 1950’s home, you will likely make some sort of compromise on the bathroom front.  The bathrooms may have been updated by prior owners (in whatever taste they preferred at the time), or it may come with original bathrooms done up in rich shades of cornflower blue or what I call
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Buying a 1950’s Home: Curb Appeal

Buying a 1950’s Home Curb Appeal Are you considering buying a 1950’s home?  Be sure to take a careful look at the curb appeal.  While many 1950s homes have classic lines and good proportions, there are just as many that are square and dull, or even awkward-looking!  The 1959 Cape Cod on Lake Barcroft that we