By: Joy R. Calderwood
Home staging is something many sellers do before putting their houses on the market. Staging a home means changing a home’s identity. In essence, it means taking the seller’s identity out of the picture to create a more generic setting. The goal is to put the home on show—not for friends or relatives—but as though selling a model home to strangers.
The United States is a majestic collection of some of the most naturally beautiful landscapes in the world. Why then, are we so drawn to European design? Is it the romantic flavor? Could we be inspired by the clearly defined, instantly recognizable style?
Author- Mark James
The National Restaurant Association has surveyed over 1500 chefs, all members of the American Culinary Federation, about the hottest cooking trends of 2016. The trends focus mainly on minimal processing, sustainability and freshness. From locally sourced meat to ancient grains and artisanal ice cream, here are some of the hottest gourmet food trends to expect in 2016: