Kristin Belz

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Thumbnail for - Home At the Top of the 1%
Jan 3, 2012
George Washington Vanderbilt never worried about downsizing. He hired famous architect Richard Morris Hunt to design a home for him in the western North Carolina mountains, near Asheville. What...
Thumbnail for - Weirdness Carolina Style
Jan 2, 2012
Here in Portland, we pride ourselves in being weird, but of course we don’t have a patent on that precious, perfect weirdness. Most of us know that Austin is weird, but have you heard about...
Thumbnail for - Jefferson’s Living Laboratory
Jan 1, 2012
It’s commonly agreed that a house expresses its resident’s values and personality. Walk into a person’s home, and you’ll immediately know a lot about them; no need to open a single drawer or ask...
Thumbnail for - Classic Coke, Classic Cake
Dec 31, 2011
In the world of baked desserts, there is a special category of scrumptious delights made by simply throwing together things you always have on hand. Pound cake is one of these (pound of butter,...
Thumbnail for - Board Games for the Not Bored
Dec 27, 2011
It’s been somehow reassuring this holiday season to discover that not all the classic old board games have been completely converted to digital zeroes and ones. In fact, flat old boxes filled...
Thumbnail for - Grains – and slabs – of salt
Dec 26, 2011
Salt of the earth. Take it with a grain of salt. Salt is, in our language as well as our daily culinary intake, the ultimate basic. Indeed, it’s even a basic ingredient in our bodies – we all...
Thumbnail for - Keeping Time – and Resolutions – for 2012
Dec 24, 2011
The year comes along with a slew of hopes, resolutions…and the need for a new calendar. While there is always the lovely Microsoft Outlook calendar to be found on the computer screen, that...
Thumbnail for - Hummingbirds Keep Away the Humbugs
Dec 23, 2011
The winter scene outside may be bleak, but sometimes a bit of life appears. Birds are a big help, and not all of them have flown south. Bird feeders are a way to entice those who are still in...
Thumbnail for - Living, Breathing Ornaments
Dec 20, 2011
Christmas tree ornaments are intended to inspire and delight – and indeed, the usual red balls, white snowflakes and angels, golden bells and twinkling lights do add sparkle and color to a...
Thumbnail for - Prints Charming is in the House
Dec 19, 2011
Holidays from work and school are welcome, but sometimes they can wear out that welcome. What to do when the are kids home from school and Aunt Myrtle and Uncle Lenny, in from Minnesota, are...
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