Tour Lauren Bacall’s Manhattan Home in The Dakota

In this day and time when so many stars have over-the-top, lavishly furnished homes, I was so surprised to see how normal and tastefully furnished Lauren Bacall's home was in The Dakota, located in Manhattan just across from Central Park. Do you recognize that name...The Dakota? Besides being the home of Lauren Bacall for 53 years from 1961 to her death last year (she lived to be almost 90!) it was also the … [Read more...]


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Remembering Turkey Hill, the Newly Renovated Iconic Home of Martha Stewart

Iconic Turkey Hill, even if you don't watch a lot of  television and haven't ever read any of Martha Stewart's books, you have probably heard of her wonderful, historic 1820 home in Westport, Connecticut. Actually, it's Martha's prior home since she sold it back in April of 2007 after having lived there for 30+ years. While doing a little online research for this post, I came across an old article in a … [Read more...]


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The Most Desired Luxury Feature for the Home

I read something yesterday that really surprised me. Did you know that one of the most desired features these days for a high-end home in California is apparently a moat! The home below belonging to Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady, is sporting one.  Source So is Christina Aguilera's home. Since both of the these folks are celebrities, maybe it's a way to ward off the paparizzi...do you think? They would … [Read more...]


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MacKenzie-Childs Estate is for Sale: Take the Tour

MacKenzie-Childs.  When you hear that name, what comes to mind?  Their distinctive black and white "Courtly Check" dishware is the first thing that always pops into my head. Victoria and Richard MacKenzie-Childs actually design much more than just tableware.  I was amazed at all the things they have available at their online site including furniture, decorative pieces, garden collections, handbags and even … [Read more...]


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