Fall Into DesignGetting your home ready for the holidays

Fall Into Design
It is hard to believe that the Thanksgiving holidays are turning the corner. If you are like me, you are probably hosting this years family dinner. On top of wanting to host a wonderful feast for the family, you may also be considering your home and the dining room that everyone will be in. Today, we want to show you some of our favorite selections that you could use [...]

Pumpkin Bread MuffinsShore Chicy Designs and life style by Harmonizing Homes

Pumpkin Bread Muffins
Ingredients 2 1/2 cups of flour 1 cup of quick cook oatmeal 1 cup of sugar 1 teaspoon of cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon of allspice 1/2 teaspoon of freshly ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon of baking soda 2 teaspoons of baking power 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1/2 cup of raisins 1/2 cup of walnuts 1/2 cup of dried banana chips 1/2 cup of shredded coconut [...]

Finding the right area rug

Finding the right area rug
Finding your personal style and picking out the right rug for a room in your home is one of the hardest part. It is also very difficult  to know what exactly your space needs as far as rug size and furniture placement.  I thought I would share some amazing pictures along with a sample of how the furniture should be placed on the rug. I love the layering of rugs e[...]

Home Improvements In Time For The Holidays – For Less Than $20Kby Wendy Dessler

Home Improvements In Time For The Holidays - For Less Than $20K
Home Improvements In Time For The Holidays - For Less Than $20K   Experts agree, your home is the single most important investment most of us ever make. It is the stability in an otherwise unstable financial world. However, keeping our home’s current in style and in good repair is costly. But, there are renovations you can do for under $20K and have th[...]


I'm really a beach girl, love my books, newspapers and magazines sitting in my beach chair on 5th Avenue in Seaside Park New Jersey.  So when labor day comes and I see the life guard chairs getting dragged away its a bit sad.  So the only way that I know to let go of summer and welcome another beautiful season  is to find items for my home that will make it comfy and [...]