Tag: at home

Before and After: Mid-Century Modern living room


Kevin spent most of his life in northern Virginia. Still, his first official house was located in Columbus Ohio. It was a Mid-Century Modern home built in the 1950’s. So naturally, he took that story and ran with a modern version of the theme. It just happened to fit Japanese style too. Read more about […]

Stainless steel kitchen appliances – regular or black?


Did you know black stainless steel is growing more popular? “Manufacturers say that their black stainless steel appliances resist smudges and fingerprints and that cleaning is easier.” – Consumer Reports Regular stainless steel kitchen appliances are still the most popular choice. So this updated Stafford County kitchen will do just fine for modern life at […]

Staircase handrails support anyone at any age

Virginia at Home, stair handrail safety, AARP Fredericksburg, Stafford, Spotsylvania VA

Did you know installing handrails on each side of your staircase can help anyone at any age? On a bright and cold winters’ day, I attended a free workshop at the England Run Central Rappahannock Regional Library. Mike D’Ostilio from AARP taught us about HomeFit. It’s “No-Cost, Low-Cost Ideas and affordable ways to make your […]