shopping

shopping

Tomatoes at the Farmers Market

It’s just my favorite time of year to shop the market. With tomatoes like this, how can you resist? Related posts: Chattanooga Farmers Market Loaded for Bear at the Farmers Market Shopping in Palisades: the Market and the Farmers Market […]

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The Farm Gets New Chairs

Another DWR employee sale yields two sets of very beautiful chairs, one outdoor and one indoor. Moller dining chair:   Related posts: New (Old) Chairs at the Farm New Clock, New Chairs The Farm Gets New Porch Furniture Living Room […]

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Tomato Time

At the Nyack Farmers Market, where everything is beautiful. These cucumbers will soon be pickles. Still life with heirloom tomatoes. Related posts: Recipe: Watermelon-Peach-Tomato Salad with Chili and Lime Bloody Marys with Tomato Water Wheat Berry Salad with Zucchini and […]

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New Art + Drinks on the Porch

I now have a new favorite piece of art, purchased at a tag sale around the corner. It was done in the 90s by the niece of the owner of a popular local frame shop, It’s the Hudson River in the […]

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Spring at the Nyack Farmers Market

The spring season is in full swing now at the market. Asparagus is in, so are ramps. And I found a very special treat there today. Morels! Love my Larchmont charcuterie. Gorgeous lilacs. Related posts: Spring at the Nyack Farmers […]

recipes, shopping

New Raincoat

Well, a new old raincoat. After admiring the Barbour coats owned by Ed and Mary, I decided I’d join the club. Purchased on eBay for about half the cost of a new one. Proud new owner.   Related posts: Mint […]

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Spring at the Nyack Farmers Market

A lovely spring day at the market. Young greens from Blooming Hill. Larchmont Charcuterie, how I love thee. Hello tulips! If only! Glad the market is back outdoors again! Related posts: Berries at the Nyack Farmers Market Loaded for Bear […]

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New Clock, New Chairs

Some new furniture at the farm! Our new Nelson Eye Clock, nabbed at a recent Design Within Reach warehouse sale, and two new Noomi Swivel Chairs. Clock! Chairs! The chairs have replaced the red wing chairs, which were the last […]

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Design Within Reach Warehouse Sale

Next step on our Big Day of Fun: The Design within Reach warehouse sale in Industry City in Brooklyn. A balmy day, indeed. This is a similar sale to those that Greg has often worked in Secaucus. Tables: Furniture: Our […]

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Vintage Wallpaper at the Farm

While cleaning the radiator one afternoon, I found this wallpaper peeling from the wall behind it. I think it’s super-cool! We are debating about what to do with it. A fabric, perhaps, on Spoonflower?  Comments and suggestions welcome! Related posts: […]

cocktails, shopping

Lowball Glasses from Lake Placid

Ed enjoys finding these glasses from the 1980 Winter Olympics on eBay and collecting them. This time, he gave them to me. Cheers! Related posts: New ‘Nick and Nora’ Cocktail Glasses at the Farm Basement Cleanup: Way Too Many Film […]

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Smokehouse of the Catskills

I’ve heard tell of the Smokehouse of the Catskills — an old-school, German-style smokehouse and deli in the tradtion of Schaller & Weber — but I’d never visited. When Kristin and I drove past on our way back from Opus […]

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Nyack Farmers Market

It’s my favorite time of year for farmers markets: the summer harvest is still going strong, and the fall vegetables are coming in, too. Everything is so beautiful. The colors are so rich.   It’s the first day of fall, […]

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Wine Tasting at Zachys

Our wine tasting at Zachys! Delicious rose! And these fine folks won a case of wine. Now that’s a good event. Related posts: Rose Blind Tasting: Which Long Island Wine Will We Choose? Wine Tasting at Croteaux A Wine Tasting […]

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Downtown Suffern

A few random photos from a morning in Suffern. Wow! That’s Unusual! Ace Hardware. Gelateria. Related posts: O. Winston Link Museum and Downtown Roanoke A Walk Downtown, and Crafts at the Farmers Market Downtown Chattanooga and Warehouse Row Downtown Nashville: […]

entertaining, shopping

Festoon!

Congratulations to the farm’s great friend Kris, who is opening a flower shop called Festoon. Festoon will be a slow flowers shop, meaning Kris will source only seasonal flowers from local farms. Her first night in the place was a […]

family, shopping

The Lighting Project

We’d had enough. The ceiling fan that we installed when we moved into the house in 2002 just wasn’t giving us enough light.  Every winter, especially, we’d squint to see what was bubbling on the stove. And then, to top […]

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Tractor Supply in Stony Point

On our way home from Orange County, we stopped off at the (somewhat) new Tractor Supply store in Stony Point. My, what a large rooster! And little, itty, bitty chicks, ready to go home to someone’s coop! Not ours, though, […]

cooking, shopping

Rancho Gordo Beans!

Rancho Gordo is a Napa Valley company that pretty much single-handedly set up a market for heirloom beans. We’ve been buying (and loving) them since 2009 (see our posts on our old blog here: Rancho Gordo beans). We stocked up […]

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New (Old) Chairs at the Farm

After we got a new dining table last summer, we knew we’d have to replace our chairs. The ones we have just don’t go. So imagine our surprise when our friend Megan, who’d recently moved into her new house, found […]

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New Now Nelson: The Thin Edge Bed Launch

A fabulous and fun party at the New Museum in Manhattan to celebrate the launch of the The Thin Edge bed, from the George Nelson Bedroom Collection, the first joint venture between Herman Miller and Design within Reach. George Nelson was […]

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The Farm Gets a New (Old) Fridge!

A neighbor was getting rid of a perfectly good side-by-side with an icemaker. That’s quite an upgrade from the 25 year old piece of you-know-what we have in the basement now. So we grabbed it! That’s a rough move! Soon […]

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New Stuff: Furniture Edition

SCF gets a new dining table, a new desk and a new credenza. We’re pretty excited around here. First, for old-times’ sake, here’s a last look at the table my grandmother gave us.   It was given to her by […]

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Flowers from Bluefield Farm

Our friend Kris has been working the farmers markets for Bluefield Farm, a flower farm in Blauvelt. (Here are a link to a wedding that was thrown there!) Kris puts together stunning bouquets (as she always does!). Here is one […]

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Farmers Market Loot

Today’s loot.   Tomatoes are here! Plus: coosa zucchini, cucumbers, iceberg (BLTs are coming soon, folks!), blueberries, beets, monkfish, a leg of lamb, cheese-parsley sausage and two kinds of bread. Great loot this time around. Related posts: Farmers Market Loot! […]

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The Volvo is Sold!

We’ve been trying to sell Greg’s 1991 Volvo 240 for a few weeks now, and we finally found a buyer. “Just the kind of guy I was hoping for,” says Greg. Patrick, the new owner, plans to fix up the […]