Streamlined Storage Carts That Will Open Up Your Tiny Kitchen

We can clean, stock, and style our kitchens as much as we want — but actually gaining more physical square footage is an entirely different design beast. When your food space is a tiny one, the solution to opening up those cramped countertops to floors and every limited inch in between comes in the form of a cart (so you can put the sledgehammer down).

Kitchen carts are the less sexy, but much savvier cousin of bar carts; with multi-capable storage abilities for everything from food to cookware, rolling wheels for easy access, and compact structures built to accommodate the smallest of spaces. Whether you live in a poorly laid out home or a one-room studio apartment, we’ve lined up the streamlined units to help expand your kitchens (or lack thereof).

Scroll ahead to shop the styles, from gold-wired basket stacks to bamboo-wood boxes and more.

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Greenwich Real Estate Guy’s Blog: Open House List January 31

This post was contributed by a community member. The views expressed here are the author’s own.

I hope this post finds everyone’s year off to a good start and on the way to a fulfilling year. As most readers can tell I try not to get too personal here. However, every now and then, I get impacted by something and feel it is necessary to share. For those of you who did not have the opportunity to listen to the country’s first National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman speak, I felt it was worth sending. The 22 year old amazed me with her poem and oration. I hope you enjoy The Hill We Climb.

The question I get asked most often is how is the market. Here is a little snapshot of the market as of January for all of Greenwich:

  • 62 homes sold in January, an 88{ac967ad544075fb2f6bcea1234f8d91da186cac15e616dc329e302b7c7326b8c} increase over January 2020.
  • Average DOM of homes sold in January was 163 days.
  • Total $$ volume in January was $198,350,500 vs. $87,740,088 last January.
  • Median prices rose 3.4{ac967ad544075fb2f6bcea1234f8d91da186cac15e616dc329e302b7c7326b8c} to $1,912,500.
  • There are only 288 homes on the market in Greenwich, CT today, a 37{ac967ad544075fb2f6bcea1234f8d91da186cac15e616dc329e302b7c7326b8c} reduction over last year at
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Curating Your Kitchen With Open Shelving

Each week, Mansion Global tackles a topic with an elite group of designers from around the world who work on luxury properties. This week, we look at how to make your kitchen’s open shelving look chic, not messy.

Styling open shelving is almost like curating your own gallery space in the confines of your kitchen.

“It gives you a platform to personalize your kitchen with decorative elements as well as ease of access to more frequently used items such as serveware or a French Press,” said Danielle Radel, interior designer at CetraRuddy architecture firm in Manhattan. The trick to where to place them is to think about how the kitchen is used. “A serious chef would benefit from open shelving near the cooking zones so spices and oils are only an arm’s length away; a frequent host/hostess may appreciate a column of shelving near the refrigerator or wine fridge to create a bar area.” 

For ideas on how to curate this space to your best advantage and ease, follow these tips from the design pros.

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Maintain Continuity

“Open shelving is an aesthetic approach, giving a kitchen a light and airy feeling, fun for styling

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Robbie Hale Homes holds open new design in Royse City

The Dallas Builders Association’s Home of the Week is the four-bedroom residence by Robbie Hale Homes at 511 Long Prairie Drive in Royse City. Priced at $251,900, this stone-and-brick design will be held open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Jan. 24.

The 1,910-square-foot home features four bedrooms, two bathrooms and a two-car garage. The foyer has large offset ceramic tile flooring that extends into a large family room with a corner stone fireplace and the adjacent kitchen. The kitchen provides granite countertops, a tile backsplash, plentiful counter space and a walk-in pantry. Crown molding is found in the formal areas.

The primary bathroom includes granite composite countertops, ceramic tile flooring, ceramic tile shower walls/primary tub surround, a large vanity with two sinks, a jetted tub and a separate shower.

The property will have a covered patio, full sod, a full sprinkler system and a 6-foot fence.

Amenities include a 16-SEER high-efficiency air conditioner and a high-efficiency gas furnace, R-15 wall insulation, R-38 ceiling insulation, radiant barrier roof decking, insulated LOW-E dual paned windows, natural gas accessibility, no HOA and no MUD/PID tax.

To visit the home, take Interstate 30 east from Dallas/Mesquite and exit at FM548. Turn left

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Rutgers Cooperative Extension Gardening Education Series Classes Now Open for Enrollment | Cat

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County is proud to announce that it is joining with other Rutgers Cooperative Extensions to offer the Gardening Education Series in 2021. The virtual education series will take place on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. from February 3 through May 12. This series will provide an opportunity for participants to learn about horticulture and plant identification. 

The 2021 program is open to residents of Cape May County. No prior experience is necessary. The program consists of 15 online sessions delivered by content specialists and 5 prerecorded webinars, plus additional elective content. Virtual classroom instruction will run February 3rd – May 12th, Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8:30pm. Additional weekly open classroom discussions will be scheduled and run by the Program Coordinator to enable review and discussion of content at a local, smaller group level. Courses cover the following topics: botany, soils, plant nutrition and fertilizers, composting, entomology, plant pathology and diagnostics, woody ornamentals and trees, conifers and broadleaf evergreens, pruning, herbaceous plants, turf and weed management, growing tree and small fruits, vegetables, integrated pest management, storm water management on home grounds, animal damage and wildlife control, pesticide safety

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