Posts Tagged ‘kitchen layout’

Gingerbread House Traditions

December 20, 2012   1 Comment

Every year in December, my daughters come over and we spend an entire day cooking for Christmas. Even though I live in one of those narrow lot home plans, my kitchen is well designed for preparing meals. It has a handy center island that is perfect for cooking. Since they were young kids, my two […]

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Opening Up My Small Kitchen

September 28, 2012   1 Comment

  My husband and I just got married a month ago and are now moving into our first home together. It is one of those quaint, little ranch home plans that make the perfect starter home. It has an adorable covered front porch that I know we will enjoy spending time there. The two bedroom […]

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Stylish and Functional Kitchens

October 10, 2011   No Comments

It’s no secret that kitchens have become the “hotspot” in the home. No longer does a kitchen just include a few cabinets and a couple of boring appliances. From sleek countertops to high tech appliances that offer a multitude of function, kitchens today offer all the convenience we could ever want and a stylish backdrop […]

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Gathering In The Social Kitchen

June 30, 2011   No Comments

I am blessed to have a large family and also a close-knit community. There are always extra people at our home and we are constantly entertaining people in some manner. From the elaborate holiday gatherings to the impromptu get-togethers I always have to be prepared to entertain in our home. When we first moved in […]

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Home Remodeling Trends

March 14, 2011   3 Comments

We are in the process of moving and have recently purchased one of those cute little country home plans that is the perfect size for the two of us.  It is an older home so we want to fix some things up. Since the weather is too cold to work outside we have started on […]

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What Is An Ultimate Kitchen?

November 19, 2010   1 Comment

When I think of “ultimate kitchens” I think of those big, professionally decorated kitchens you see in magazines – the ones that are so pristine one couldn’t possibly imagine dirtying a dish. In reality, ultimate kitchen floor plans really don’t have to be big – they just have to be functional. Functionality of the three […]

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Most Popular Home Features

April 29, 2010   No Comments

With the downturn in the economy, the housing moarket truly has suffered from the very start. But, as time passes, there are small signs that life in the housing market is turning around. And with that, so is the attitude of home buyers. What’s important to home buyers now? Well, when the financial climate changes, […]

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Kitchen Layouts: One-Wall Kitchens

April 20, 2010   2 Comments

The kitchen, often referred to as the heart of the home, wears a number of hats in the overall home blueprint. Kitchens serve a number of functions including family breakfast, evening meals, homework sessions and family game night. These rooms are prone to high traffic volume and have to stand the wear and tear from […]

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Hot Trend – Appliances With Panache

March 25, 2010   No Comments

Here’s another great-looking product for your home that has a modern, yet “retro” look that was inspired by the American style fridges of the 1950s. Manuafactured by Smeg, an Italian appliance company, this collection of appliances has been designed by leading architect Renzo Piano and designer Marc Newson. Besides being extremely stylish, the appliances in […]

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Solution For An Outdated Kitchen Countertop

March 11, 2010   1 Comment

When it comes to your dream home design or dream kitchen, most likely a granite countertop would be included in the “grand” plan. However, granite countertops are not inexpensive, so deciding to update a laminate or formica style countertop might not be a part of your household budget. Thankfully, Giani Granite offers an amazing product […]

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