Kitchen Goals

Kitchen Goals

Kitchen Goals BY CARLA RIEDEL When you think about it, we ask a lot of a new kitchen.   Three of the most important expectations are 1) it must increase the value of our house, 2) it must provide better storage, make the household more organized, guide us to preparing...
Achieving Closet Nirvana Pt. III

Achieving Closet Nirvana Pt. III

ACHIEVING CLOSET NIRVANA PT. III BY CARLA RIEDEL The older I get the more I appreciate the great big important things in life – good health, great friends, a wonderful job, the opportunity to travel. I’ve especially enjoyed watching my children grow into happy,...
Sweet Caroline

Sweet Caroline

Sweet Caroline BY CARLA RIEDEL I have a friend, we’ll call her Caroline, because that’s her name. She is a true wonder – humble and kind, considerate and wise, passionately compassionate. She has always treated me as though I were my own true best self…despite the...
Finding Your Style

Finding Your Style

Finding Your Style BY CARLA RIEDEL Finding your style is more than picking the things you like the most. Sure, you know that your favorite color is blue or teal or purple. You know what colors you look best in and you know what color makes you smile. But finding your...
Framed or Frameless

Framed or Frameless

Framed or Frameless Cabinets “Framed or Frameless?” There is much debate on the interwebs regarding framed vs. frameless cabinetry. Framed fans cite ease-of-installation pros vs. low-tolerance cons, particularly when discussing the inevitably uneven walls...
Your Kitchen in Dog Years

Your Kitchen in Dog Years

Your Kitchen in Dog Years I’ve heard veterinarians equate human years to dog years.   They say if you multiply your pooch’s chronological age by seven years you’ll come up with the dog’s equivalent age if he or she were human. In other words, a...