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5 hot kitchen design trends in the Baltimore area

Long considered the heart of the home, the kitchen is a hot topic among homeowners, builders and decorators. From engineered countertops that deliver looks and functionality to added bursts of color and hidden light sources, here’s a look at what’s trending right now in kitchen design: 1. Quartz countertops A …

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Whose Passion For Black Rock City Inspired It, And Whose Last Name I Do Not Know by Johnny Eponymous Short stories, flash fiction and creative writing online.

Have you been to Burning Man? Content continues after advertisement My fears: the scents favored by those who dance for twelve hours straight on the playa to stay warm while listening to the freeze Nightdesert. I don’t shy from Daydesert’s heat, the stinging rash that makes an umbrella penicillin, nor …

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Chicago, New York and Boston Highlights

Prepare for the annual return of the famous S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna-sponsored Italian chef congress Identita Golose, as it makes an exciting foray stateside this October. Increasing its American presence the haute cuisine congress will take on three USA cities this year: Boston, Chicago and New York. Unmissable masterclasses, seminars …

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Made in Maryland: Meet the creators of unique home accents

Barbara Haddock Taylor / Baltimore Sun Nasira Latif, right, and Raina Smallwood think it’s important to express yourself through your home. The two own Cedar & Cotton, a home furnishing business offering restored, reupholstered and handmade goods. “We feel like a good comfortable home should be something that’s accessible,” Latif …

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Say A Little Less, Mean a Little More

photo adapted / Horia Varlan Understatement. Sometimes, it’s just the thing. At certain points in your novel, in an effort to be explicit, you might be creating barriers of words that keep the reader from fully entering the story. They shouldn’t have to sift through the rubble of your exploded …

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