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A Morgan Creek Playhouse Gets a Second Life

-By Jeanne Langley  I bought my 1950 Chapel Hill home in 2002 in Morgan Creek when my son was 10 years old. It was a...

Follow These Tips to Keep Your Home Clutter-free and Functional

Make Your Own Mudroom With two young daughters, Ashley Clarke says her family was in desperate need of a mudroom in a home that didn’t...

5 Ways to Stay Organized

Reaching an organizing goal is exciting. Whether it’s culling and scanning a lifetime of photos, or finally parking your car in the garage, or...

Take a Look Inside the Home Designed for UNC Basketball Coach Dean Smith

When Jean and Dave Haas began their home search, words like “modernism” and “famous former owner” weren’t anywhere near the top of their must-have...

Globe-Hopping Family Puts Down Roots in Renovated McCauley Street Home

Before moving to Chapel Hill, Dr. Margaret Sheridan and Adrian Bischoff spent a lot of time in a lot of cities. Margaret was born...

Too Much of a Good Thing

In some ways, we’re all collectors. Some of us collect fine things – silver, china, coins, or art. While others collect (ahem) strange things....

Five Steps for Overcoming Procrastination

‘Tis the season to gather our W-2s, fire up the calculator, sharpen our pencils and prepare our taxes. This late winter ritual comes back...

Make Your House Cozy With ‘A Well-Crafted Home’

Hillsborough native Janet Crowther grew up in an environment that encouraged self-expression – especially through crafting. “My mom was always making things: clothes, cakes,...

No More Cards

Twelve years ago, sitting down to write my Christmas cards was one of my favorite pre-holiday traditions. I would pull out my lap board...

Why You Might Want to Rethink Buying in Bulk

I’ve been on a pantry kick lately – tackling a number of client pantries around the area. Truly, this is one of my favorite...