Mold Be Gone: A Master Bath’s Unexpected Makeover

November 13, 2014

Ashley says it all started with a leaky shower, which led to the discovery that there was mold (and lots of it). She calls it one of those If You Give a Mouse a Cookie situations, where one thing leads to another, and before you know it, the master bath you had no intentions of remodeling is […]

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For Sale: A Second Empire Victorian in Michigan

November 12, 2014

This beautifully restored Second Empire-style Victorian was built in 1877 and is known as “Sisson’s Fancy.” It’s on the market in Romeo, Michigan, and the listing says “It was the filming site for the movie Leonie.” Take a look…

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Cooper’s Farmhouse: A Vacation Rental in Pennsylvania

November 11, 2014

We’re always looking for houses we can rent with extended family members on vacation, so this farmhouse in Shohola, Pennsylvania, caught my eye. The listing describes it as a boarding house in the 1800s that’s been updated with “modern amenities in a country setting.”

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Tommy Hilfiger’s “Pop Art Meets Disco” Beach House

November 10, 2014

Tommy Hilfiger’s country house in Connecticut is stately and traditional, decorated almost entirely in earth tones, so I was surprised to see how colorful and contemporary his Miami beach house is. Could I live in a house inspired by “Pop Art Gallery Meets Disco Madness”? Nope. But it’s kind of fun to look at! See what you think…

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Kitchen Makeover: Bye, Bye, White. Hello, Bold Blue!

November 6, 2014

White kitchens are undeniably popular right now, but lately it seems like more people are taking chances with color. When these homeowners decided to remodel this 1930s rental home in Hollywood and turn it back into a single-family residence, they dared to go bold with blue…

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Lake House Love in Michigan

November 5, 2014

Oh, how I would love to own a lake house like this traditional home on Lake Michigan someday. Designed by Edward Postiff Interiors, it has a big kitchen with a walk-in china cabinet that made me swoon a little bit. Take a look…

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“The Princess Diaries” Firehouse in San Francisco For Sale

November 3, 2014

Have you seen The Princess Diaries lately? I just watched it again with my daughter, and not only was Anne Hathaway adorkable in her first movie role, but she and her mom lived in a way cool firehouse-turned-art studio in San Francisco. It’s on the market for $2.6 million, so let’s compare the real thing to how it […]

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Halloween at My House with Harry (& Friday Links)

October 31, 2014

Happy Halloween! This is Harry, the spider who spends most of October hanging out in my dining room. We’ll put him on the front porch tonight to frighten greet the trick-or-treaters.

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