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Beautiful Bounty

By Dawn Shurmaitis | February 20, 2015
Soon after moving to her upscale Somerset County neighborhood, Rebecca Gajewski was happily weeding her flowerbeds, when a puzzled neighbor asked why she was doing the labor herself....
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Sister Sister

By Lauren Payne | February 20, 2015
Who says you can’t go home again? These sisters live side by side under one roof, right where they grew up....
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On The Waterfront

By Lauren Payne | February 20, 2015
Living on Lake Hoptacong means a lot of things to a lot of people. Here, a slice of lake life....
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Gold Rush

By Paul Drexel | February 20, 2015
Development on Jersey’s Hudson River shoreline has been a bumpy ride, but the results are often impressive....
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EcoLogic: Lights Out

By Jessica Kitchin | February 20, 2015
New Jersey Board of Public Utilities president Jeanne M. Fox estimates that the average home wastes a quarter of the hot or cool air it generates, meaning lost energy and wasted dollars....
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Labor Of Love

By Lauren Payne | February 20, 2015
A New Jersey architectural team painstakingly restores—over a twenty-year period—a classic Frank Lloyd Wright gem of a house. ...
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Industrial Strength

By Lauren Payne | September 18, 2014
Despite the real estate slump—or perhaps because of it—factory-to-residential conversions are on the rise statewide....
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nothing brings warmth to the holidays like a B&B decked out for the season. Here is a look at two of New Jersey Monthly's favorite holiday B&B hot spots. ...
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Painting Pets

By Alicia Staffa | March 16, 2015
Portrait artists Kathryn Eddy and Pinky Adubato like to meet their subjects before they create artistic representations of pets. ...
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Office Options

By Alison Blank | January 29, 2015
Two work-at-home professionals clearly illustrate that designing a home office isn't a paint-by-numbers formula. Innovative design ideas and creative conceptualization have helped transform these two home offices into living works of art. ...
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Banishing the mower promised to reduce our carbon footprint and put fresh food on the table. But what would the neighbors think? Montclair resident Laura Schenone threw caution to the wind and turned her front yard into a garden. The results have been positive. ...
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Home Work

By Deborah P. Carter | September 18, 2014
The home office is a way of life for many New Jerseyans, but it makes some nervous at tax time. We've got some tips to help you stay in the black come tax season. ...
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Style Makers

By Lauren Payne | January 29, 2015
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Mansion Makeover

By Lauren Payne | September 18, 2014
In the annual ritual of designers strutting their best stuff in showhouses throughout the state, there is always one sandout- Mansion in May. This year was no exception....
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Seeing Red in Italy

By Alison Blank | September 18, 2014
Italian Terra Cotta Pots - New Jersey Monthly - Best of NJ...
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Pot Luck

By Alison Blank | September 18, 2014
Container Gardens - New Jersey Monthly - Best of NJ...
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Beyond the Barbecue

By Lauren Payne | September 18, 2014
Outdoor Barbecues - New Jersey Monthly - Best of NJ...
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Dockers

By Lauren Payne | September 18, 2014
In New Jersey’s only floating community, you can catch dinner out your window. Is there such a thing as affordable housing on the New Jersey waterfront? Well, for as little as $150,000, you can own a house not just near the water, but on the water. Sea Village Marina, nestled in Great Egg Harbor near Margate, has 54 such floating domiciles....
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Home Swap

By Pamela Kruger | September 18, 2014
For two weeks, our Millburn family swapped homes with a family from the South of France. We marveled at their neat rooms and tiny closets. They marveled at our household clutter and our sprawling shopping malls. ...
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