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What Are This Year’s Best Outdoor Entertaining Trends?

You Ask, We Answer: What Are This Year’s Best Outdoor Entertaining Trends? In 2020, we learned just how much we value our outdoor space. When being outside was the safest option to gather with loved ones, many of us created outdoor spaces that mirrored the indoor comfort of our Connecticut homes as much as possible. But while some predicted we’d head back inside once the threat of COVID-19 ebbed, the...

How Can I Manage Home Renovation Anxiety?

You Ask, We Answer: How Can I Manage Home Renovation Anxiety? If you’re in the midst of renovating your Connecticut home, you may be feeling the all-too-common stress and anxiety that comes with such a huge lifestyle disruption. In fact, renovating a home is a major life stressor–so take heart; you’re not alone! While you’re creating your dream house, why not try these simple tips to manage your...

What Should I Grow This Month?

You Ask, We Answer: What Should I Grow This Month? We’re ringing in June with our tips for what to plant–veggies and flowers!--in your Connecticut garden this month. From homegrown salad greens to beautifully colored flowers, we’ve curated some of our favorite plantings to get you going and get gardening. And with a little care and the right amount of sun, water, and luck, you’ll not only have...

How Can I Make the Most of My Outdoor Patio?

You Ask, We Answer: How Can I Make the Most of My Outdoor Patio? How you arrange the outdoor patio can go a long way to creating the perfect space for entertaining, relaxing, and enjoying the summer. From where to place your fire pit to how to creatively divide eating and seating areas, the art of arranging furniture, plants, and lighting can all play an important role. If you’re wondering how to...

Top 5 Ways To Decorate Your Front Porch This Summer

Top 5 Ways To Decorate Your Front Porch This Summer With temps expected to soar any day now, we’re turning our thoughts to summer decor—and where better to celebrate one of Connecticut’s best seasons than your own front porch? As a Connecticut real estate company, we love nothing more than seeing Connecticut homes dressed in their summer best. If you’re seeking inspiration for how to make...

How Can I Organize My Messy Pantry?

You Ask, We Answer: How Can I Organize My Messy Pantry? Bags of lentils. Cans of beans. Random sauces and far too many flours. If this sounds like a familiar pantry scenario, you’re not alone. Many of us stocked up in the early days of the pandemic and today, those items are still taking up precious shelf space from the things we actually use on a regular basis. But your pantry doesn’t have to be a...

Our Favorite Garden Trends for 2022

Our Favorite Garden Trends for 2022 With the spring season in full swing, many of us are looking for gardening inspiration to get us excited about more time outdoors. These garden trends for 2022 have it all: From eco-friendly forethought and garden-as-supermarket to elevating the work-from-home lifestyle, there’s something for everyone this year. Grab your shovel and get ready to be inspired, because...

10 Easy Tips to Celebrate Earth Day (and Every Day!)

10 Easy Tips to Celebrate Earth Day (and Every Day!) Friday, April 22 is Earth Day, and that means carving out time to thank our beautiful planet for all it provides us. If you’re looking for more ways to live an eco-friendly lifestyle, you’re not alone! Just a few simple tweaks in how we live our daily lives can go a long way in helping care for our planet, and future generations. Read on for...

How Do I Pick Paint Colors for a Cohesive Look?

You Ask, We Answer: How Do I Pick Paint Colors for a Cohesive Look? Painting your walls can be one of the most rewarding home improvement projects, but it can also be the one of the most daunting—even for Calcagni Real Estate agents who see countless home interiors every week! If you’re considering indoor paint colors but aren’t sure how to create a cohesive palette that works from room to room,...

What Are the Ceiling Trends for 2022?

You Ask, We Answer: What Are the Ceiling Trends for 2022? Flat, popcorn, skip trowel: Whatever you think you know about ceiling textures, 2022 is taking ceiling decor to new heights, making them a surprise focal point of different rooms in the house. If you love your home but just feel like it needs a little design shakeup, keep reading. Ceilings are having a design moment in 2022, and with a little...

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