Author: Lauren Payne

In Point Pleasant, a dream kitchen finally becomes reality.

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Playa Bowls

September 29, 2016

Two Belmar surfers opened the first Playa Bowls in Belmar after one of them fell in love with acai fruit in her travels. Now Playa Bowls has four locations.

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A producer and her composer husband stage the restoration of an historic 1740s homestead.

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Got Sun?

August 23, 2016

Here's how to create shade–and capture energy for your home.

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The increased awareness of the dangers of direct sunlight has created demand for covered patios and decks. One solution is a louvered rooftop.

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Tips to make your Garden State garden flourish.

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A shop owner returns to a childhood haunt to share her globally inspired goods.

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What’s Cooking?

July 12, 2016

In this Bergen County home, almost anything is being served, as long as it's healthy and fun.

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A Jersey family brings a touch of Charleston, South Carolina, to Island Heights, with classic nautical overtones.

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“The yard constantly changes due to the different bloom times. It’s always fun to walk ‘the estate’ in the morning with coffee just to see what’s blooming that day.”

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