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What's Cooking? A New, Old, Functional Kitchen for Our 18th Century House
When we purchased the Enos Kellogg Homestead in 2001, it was immediately obvious that the kitchen of our new home was period perfect.  Unfortunately, the period that it perfectly captured was the early 1980s. Normally, 80s is a pretty complimentary descript...
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Spring!
Spring!
Spring!
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Of Mice and Men: The Other Residents in Our Old House
The Enos Kellogg House has mice.  I think it is pretty safe to say that it always has.  With a steady supply of food, sources of heat, and a (usually) sound roof, the house has always had a lot to offer to people and critters alike. Our vermin aren't nearly...
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Snowpocalypse!!
Nice to come home from a few days of vacation to find the house in fine shape despite a messy March snowstorm,  I won't mention the ice damns (not a typo), as I am trying to block them from my mind.
Snowpocalypse!!
Snowpocalypse!!
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Restoration Before and After Photos
Earlier this year, I submitted a nomination for the Enos Kellogg Homestead for a restoration award being sponsored by the Society for Historic American Homes  (check them out - their mission approaches preservation in a pragmatic, hands-on way that I really...
Restoration Before and After Photos
Restoration Before and After Photos
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Extra! Extra! Read All About Us!
The Enos Kellogg Homestead got some love last week week, as our local Norwalk newspaper, The Hour, featured the restoration of our home in its "Habitat" series. It's always nice to show off the house to an appreciative audience, and the reporter, Kaitlyn Kr...
Extra! Extra! Read All About Us!
Extra! Extra! Read All About Us!
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In the News (a hundered and twenty-some years ago) . . . The Enos Kellogg Homestead
Does anyone else remember those In The News segments that were sprinkled between Saturday morning cartoons in the 70s and early 80s?  No?  Just me?  Oh well. In any case, I found some history of the Enos Kellogg Homestead in the news this week.  Of course, ...
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S.O.S. - Amazing Colonial Restoration Opportunity - 8 Ferris Hill Rd., New Canaan, CT
Jenny and I learned last week that a beautiful c.1735 house in the neighboring town of New Canaan is under the threat of demolition .  This is a spectacular house - one of the oldest in New Canaan - sitting on a gorgeous lot on one of the most picturesque s...
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National Register Quick FAQ
Since I haven't taken the time to post anything in months, I thought that I would post this good, brief synopsis on the National Register of Historic Places from Yankee Magazine . Having gone through the nomination process for the Enos Kellogg Homestead a f...
National Register Quick FAQ
National Register Quick FAQ
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The (House) Dating Game
From New England, the house-dating capital of the world it's . . . If you really want to touch a nerve with an old house owner, question the age of their house. This is particularly true when you are dealing with early American houses that were built in the...
The (House) Dating Game
The (House) Dating Game
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