Archives: January 2014

Snow Day

As we in the Triangle anxiously await a potential snow day, we decided to make a list of fun things we like to do in the snow! Hopefully we all get to do some of these; especially those of you with kids at home! Play! Duh. Make snow angels Make snow men (and women, must […]


Triangle Boasts Top Sipping Spots

For those of you looking for a new watering hole, Southern Living has compiled a list of the “100 Best Bars of the South” and the Triangle area claimed 3 spots on the list. The Crunkleton in Chapel Hill, Mateo Tapas in Durham, and Poole’s Diner in Raleigh were all picks; the only other NC […]



A Healthy Fireplace

Although we Triangle residents only have a few fleeting days a year that really call for a cozy fire, it’s still very important to make sure that your fireplace is in tip top shape to avoid problems. MSN has a great article on fireplace maintenance, click here for the full article; here are the basics: […]


Cabinet Face-Off

  We’ve been debating: black cabinets or white? Both create a sophisticated, clean look; how does one choose? We think the black is a bit more modern and maybe masculine, dare we say trendy? White is classic, bright, and creates a sense of space and light. At the end of the day, neither is a […]



Mudrooms Aren’t So Muddy These Days

The mudroom has become a fairly common feature in many new homes today; custom builders are combining both form and function in what used to be a strictly utilitarian room in the home. Many are adding organizational design features like cubbies and shelving. In many homes the mudroom is being smartly combined with a laundry […]


Tour Historic Raleigh With New App!

Raleigh Historic is a free mobile app that puts Raleigh history at your fingertips. Developed by the Center for Public History + Digital Humanities at Cleveland State University and the Raleigh Historic Development Commission, Raleigh Historic allows you to explore the architecture, places,and people that have shaped the city’s history. Learn about Raleigh through layered, […]



Excitement Awaits In Chapel Hill!

Do you crave excitement? Adventure? Fine dining and culture? Well good news, you don’t have to go to a big city to have that lifestyle! Not according to Movoto, at least. The folks over at the Movoto blog have composed their list of The 10 Most Exciting Small Cities In America,  and our neighbors over in […]