wreath, christmas, winter, bow

Still Looking for the Perfect Christmas Wreath?

Deb Architecture, Get the Look 4 Comments

Look no further! While you can’t go wrong with a classic fresh pine wreath with a red bow, you might want something a little extra special. Or, more importantly, something you can use year in and year out, saving money and time in the long run. I scoured¬†Etsy to find a wonderful assortment of wreaths (and a couple of swags!) …

edward morley house, national historic landmark, national register of historic places, west hartford, ct

The Lesser Known Historic Landmark in West Hartford

Deb Historic Doors 3 Comments

Much to my surprise, West Hartford has not one but two National Historic Landmarks. Only a fraction of those properties on the National Register of Historic Places obtain National Historic Landmark status as the overarching criteria is that the property be “nationally significant” with “meaning for all Americans” according to the National Park Service. So does it surprise you that …

bay village, boston, massachusetts, historic district

Do You Know the Smallest Neighborhood in Boston?

Deb Thursday Doors 23 Comments

Boston is one of my favorite cities, and since it’s so close to my home in Connecticut I have been making an effort to get there more often. Since I often share Boston photos on my Instagram account, I applied to become a member of IGBoston, a community of photographers that share a love of the city and other parts …

A Snow Covered Home in Farmington

Deb Historic Doors, Quotes & Inspiration 13 Comments

“You can’t get too much winter in the winter.” ~ Robert Frost I beg to differ with Mr. Frost. However, so far this winter we have been fortunate here in Connecticut. We have had a handful of bitterly cold days and a handful of snow storms, but nothing too harsh. Knock on wood! Compared to last year this winter has …