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As a girl, she learned to love fresh, simple food. Now this South Brunswick homeowner grows her own, cooks for friends (and the needy) and teaches healthy eating to others. ...
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Nostalgia is a frequent theme in designing shore homes. This sun-filled cottage in Avalon was conceived by a couple of… Read the rest

An innovative architect teams with a resourceful builder to create this ultra-chic outdoor living space on the Jersey Shore. Day or night, it’s the ultimate adult-friendly playground....
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After Sandy filled their home with two feet of water, a Brick Township couple underwent major renovations to restore what was lost....
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Coming Home: A “Castle” Restored

By | September 18, 2014
A Point Pleasant Beach homeowner rebuilds after Hurricane Sandy without the assistance of an architect or designer...or any kind of plan. ...
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Coming Home: Paying It Forward

By | September 18, 2014
Karen Bostwick never envisioned herself cooking for hundreds of hungry people. Hurricane Sandy changed all that....
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In the wake of Sandy, destruction bred creative opportunities for improvement. A couple in Mantoloking focused their creativity on restoration. ...
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For Shore dwellers, the post-Sandy saga continues as they repair, rebuild and share their storm stories. ...
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Eight award-winning interior designers discuss everything from business (good) to buying American-made (also good) to the value of a unique showcase piece....
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A green thumb and a gardening greenhorn turned fallow land into a productive garden—without breaking the bank, or their backs. ...
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Prefab: Easy Being Green

By | January 30, 2015
The family of former governor Christine Todd Whitman wanted a house that looked like it had always been part of its bucolic surroundings, but was ecologically state-of-the-art. They found exactly what they needed—in a factory. ...
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Tiptoe through the tulips and other blooms at these five great public places this spring....
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Visiting the Garden State’s botanical showcase....
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Cruelest month or not, April borrows Cupid’s arrow to point to the full-fledged return of a treasured pastime: basking in our own private, domestic outdoors. ...
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Alone in the sprawling Rumson home where they had raised their sons, Stephanie and Frank Picone realized the time had come to feather a smaller nest. Sorting through 31 years of stuff was “traumatic,” but with discipline and the help of a creative interior designer, they emerged in a better place....
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After the untimely deaths of their husbands, a woman and her mother-in-law join to forge festive new traditions for the kids....
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Think Christmas trees grow on trees? It takes about 14 years of TLC (and luck) to ready each one for its shining hour. ...
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There’s no mistaking Madison for Sweden—except at Christmas, when Mats and Karina Larsson raise a glass of glögg and celebrate, Swedish style....
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A Plainfield couple prove that preserving an architectural treasure—while challenging, time-consuming and, yes, costly—is well worth the effort....
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Two of the state’s top restaurateurs show us how (and where) they cook when at long last they’re off duty....
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