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2014 LED Update: Katherine Home-Tests 13 Bulbs for the Bright Stuff


Some months into the new year, you will notice a big change in the lighting aisle of your local retailer or big-box store.

The supply of 40- and 60-watt incandescent bulbs that accounted for 80 percent of the U.S. residential lighting market and occupied the most shelf space will be nearly gone. Their production ceased on January 1, 2014, and when the existing inventory is sold out, that’s it.
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Builders on Floor Plans: It’s All About Adaptability


In most major new-home markets, some designs really are “new and original” while others billed as “new” are actually newer versions of floor plans that have appeared again and again. ...Read More


Oklahoma! Where the Price Tower of Frank Lloyd Wright...


Last April, I was sitting in a delightful duplex apartment in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. If things had gone differently, it would have been one of the most prestigious addresses in Washington, D.C., or New York City, known for its “designed by Frank Lloyd Wright” pedigree and, for those lucky enough to get inside, as a place endowed with a magical ambience.....Read More


Ceramic Tile + Digital Tech = Stunning New Possibilities


We all know that digital technology has transformed photography and the music business. It has also transformed the ceramic tile industry, creating new and intriguing possibilities for home interiors. Read More





June 2013 
Katherine won the Gold Award (first place) for Best Column All Media 
from the National Association of Real Estate Editors (NAREE). 

She also took home a Silver Award (second place)  for Best Freelance Collection. 
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