Together We Create.

Sweet Parsnip Cake for Mother’s Day

There is so much I love about running a small shop – but finding great new cookbooks has to be near the top of the…

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You can’t trust your judgement if your imagination is out of focus.

Mark Twain

Do you like Pina Coladas? KT2’s top six travel tips with kids:

My favorite part of winter, is escaping winter.  I plan early – normally at the end of the summer.  Winter and snow days become manageable…

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I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.

Pablo Picasso

Venetian Lemon Almond Cake

There was a twilight moment – ten years ago – on a narrow walkway outside of a tiny bakery in Venice.  Kevin and I were…

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The story of Casita

As I write this I am sitting in my all white, new office, at my grandmother’s table/desk, reggae playing in the background and bare feet…

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End of Summer Cocktails for KT1 and KT2

Summer 2016 is coming to a close (sob sob).  We have been hard at work getting Casita up and running (update coming soon)!  What better…

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Reflecting Trends: Mirrors Worth a Second Glance

Adding mirrors to a space is a classic design trick.  By adding reflections we actually make rooms appear larger and create life and reflection in…

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Respond to every call that excites you.


Making an Entrance

It’s the first thing people see when you greet them at the door.  The Main Entrance to your home should offer guests a little taste…

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KT2 Father’s Day Finds

Looking for some stylish ideas for Father’s Day?  Join the club!  We did the work for you – check out our finds!   For the…

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Zabaglione with Berries

All of my summer entertaining ideas come direct from my Nonna. As a kid we spent countless summer nights at her lake house where dinners…

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When you believe a thing, believe it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.

Walt Disney

Color in St. Martin

As the first cold snap hits New England, you can pretty much guarantee that I have already booked our winter vacation.  Somehow it makes the…

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Gwyneth Paltrow Detox

I have an interesting relationship with Gwyneth Paltrow. She has the ability to make me happy and sad all at the same time.  After 8…

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Design is where science and art break even.

Robin Mathew

Road trip to Rockport

When you spend summers on the dunes of Cape Cod exploring the rocky coast of the Massachusetts North Shore is rarely a reality. Thanks to our…

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Renovation of English Barn

Renovation plans are underway to turn this English Barn that was built in the early 1820s into a livable and usable space with modern day conveniences….

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Being back in the same town that we grew up in I think it is fair to say that Kevin and I both have a…

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Design creates culture. Culture shapes values. Values determine the future.