It’s Fall – Time to start cooking!

Weenen-Kathy-Flaxman-image-kitchen-Oct-18

Contributed by Kathy Flaxman. Kitchens are the nerve centre of every home and as the weather cools, that’s when they really heat up.  We’re entertaining indoors and we’re cooking and baking up a storm. Plus, the holidays are coming! Slicing and dicing are done in all kitchens; same for cooking and keeping everything cool, but design trends change all the time.

 
What are some of the hot trends at the moment? In countertops, one of the newer and more interesting options is porcelain!  You heard me right, porcelain!  It has a lovely look, a bit like marble with delicate veining and apparently it’s super durable! It’s popular now worldwide, even as far away as Australia.

 
Cabinet colours?  Combinations are strong, with uppers in one tone, lowers perhaps in another.  Joe Rozman of Weenen General Contracting Limited notes that white is still extremely popular with other elements added to give some ‘pop’. “I’d say white is seen in about 50% of our designs,” he notes.  “An island or pantry may be a different colour – an accent.  All styles, from strikingly modern to traditional are very popular.  People express themselves a lot in their choice of kitchen design.”

TwitterGoogle+FacebookLinkedInDiggStumbleUponBlogger PostDeliciousShare

Other News

Pumpkin-Parade-image-Oct-18-IMG_6194---potential-banner

PUMPKIN PARADE

Contributed by Carolyn Jarman. Show up, show off and shine on one more night. The 6th annual Cabbagetown Pumpkin Parade is held every November 1st from 5-9pm in Riverdale Park West.  This fun filled … [Read More...]

Alumnae theartre photo of cast Oct 18

FireWorks Festival

The Alumnae Theatre offers three fresh plays, innovatively staged for its FireWorks Festival, running from 7-25 November.   These three plays, The Pigeon by Chloë Whitehorn, Moving On by … [Read More...]

Self Esteem vs Self Compassion…

Contributed by Katie Mead. I work with a lot of young adults. And a common theme is emerging: self-esteem. Considered developmental nirvana, we all know we need it. But what exactly is … [Read More...]

ROAD SAFETY TIPS IN SCHOOL ZONES

Contributed by Tony Lafazanis – Personal Injury and Disability Insurance Lawyer. During the school year, it’s important to be extra cautious when driving in school zones. The following are some road … [Read More...]

Spruce--New-Roots-Dinner-Series-image

New Roots Dinner Series

Oh what a night! Contributed by Kim Alke – owner of Spruce Cabbagetown. The First Annual New Roots Dinner Series, created by Daniel et Daniel as a fundraiser for Green Thumbs Growing Kids, was held … [Read More...]

trick-or-treat-image---Jen-Shearer-article-Oct-18-IMG_7070-(002)

Teaching our kids about balance…

Contributed by Jennifer Shearer. Fall is such a wonderful time a year. Food begins to shift from light and leafy to warm and hearty. October shows up, kids get excited for Halloween and parents begin … [Read More...]

lucy-trois-sign

Why I am voting for Lucy Troisi

Contributed by Carmine, Cabbagetown South Resident. In 10 short months we’ve seen Lucy fight for our neighbourhood safety and well being more so than any other candidate, incumbent, or past … [Read More...]

Katie-Mead-

What is Gestalt Psychotherapy?

Contributed by Katie Mead. I fancy myself a pretty good writer. But when I sat down to write the copy for my website, I was flummoxed. Damn, it was hard! Where to start? Who am I? What do I stand for? … [Read More...]

Reap What You Sow with Green

Contributed by Kevin from Kendall & Co. Tuesday October 2nd, Cabbagetown’s creative businesses play host to a fundraiser benefitting Green Thumbs Growing Kids.   Green Thumbs Growing … [Read More...]

Momentum Montessori