How Glad I Am To See You Here! the Decorating article
Ideas for an entryway remodel that invites family and friends into the warmth of home.
My Maiolica the Hearth article
Use traditional Maiolica motifs in decorative painting. Includes instructions for creating and applying an antique finish for furniture.
The Tramaglino Wedding Supper the Kitchen article
Recipes for eggplant and polenta ala Milanese, fried polenta, Italian wedding cake, and wedding cake biscotti. Includes instructions for decorating a unique wedding cake with dried fruit and frosting.
The Gardens At Pescarinico the Garden article
Ideas for incorporating monastic-style garden design and elements into the home garden. Ideas for hand-bound garden journals.
Upon The Threshold the Workshop article
Instructions for creating a fireplace reminiscent of Bilbo Baggins and Bag End. Ideas and instructions for creating a paneled entryway.
Alessandro Manzoni the Bookshelf article
Biographical sketch of Alessandro Manzoni. Includes a reading list from the Romantic Movement in literature.
A Backward Glance the Lead article
Even simple objects laden with pleasant memories renew the heart and empower home itself.
Living Richly Without Being Rich the Attic article
Instructions for creating fire starter bundles, reproducible place card, paper jar-toppers, decorative votive holders.
Some Of Life's Great Lessons the Writer's Garret article
Remembering how to be a boy is an important part of being a dad.