Sep. 20

 

FOODIE FRIDAY: My Secret Scone Recipe

by Lynn Byrne

Last summer when I hosted blogger buddies Young, Audrey, Sarah and Jennifer at my Montauk house, I served them fresh berries and homemade scones for breakfast on the deck.  I was delighted when they praised the scones.  Ok--they inhaled them. :-) I Read more [...]

Sep. 18

 

Design Dictionary: Mortise and Tenon Joinery

by Lynn Byrne

“If you are going to walk the walk, you should talk the talk.” “The beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms.” –Socrates - Joinery, or how furniture is put together, may not be a sexy subject, but it is an important one.  Recognizing Read more [...]

Sep. 17

 

Alphabet City

by Lynn Byrne

  You might think when you first saw these images that I was still wallowing in sentiment, with fond dreams of my boys' elementary school years.  I am.  And this little volume with its adorable illustrations captured my heart.  It reminds Read more [...]

Sep. 15

 

FRAMING YOUR ART: Six Tips from J.Pocker, an Industry Expert

by Lynn Byrne

As my regular readers must know by now, my oldest son Patrick is an art major in college.  His loving mother makes *many* trips to the framer.  So you can imagine my delight when New York's premier source for the finest custom framing, J. Pocker Read more [...]

Sep. 13

 

FOODIE FRIDAY: Pasta Sauce with Raw Tomatoes and Mozzarella

by Lynn Byrne

Hurry up and try this recipe!  It is a cinch and delish--but only if you use garden fresh tomatoes.  Hopefully you still have some in your garden.  If not, grab them at the farmers' market. Whatever you do, don't attempt this recipe in January, Read more [...]
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