Boston’s Beacon Hill district evokes nostalgia for the traditional Early American Christmas, reminiscent of Currier and Ives paintings. Centuries-old brick homes hung with wreathes and street lamps wrapped in pine boughs are the stuff of a Charles Dickens-era Christmas and it can be yours too. If...

[caption id="attachment_1363" align="alignnone" width="400" caption="First Thanksgiving by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris 1899."][/caption] As untraditional as it may sound, grilling your turkey on the patio may be a closer harkening back to our founding families’ festivities than you would first imagine. Historians tell us that Thanksgiving consisted...

E.R. Dietz Masonry is full service masonry contractor specializing in stone and brick veneers, natural stone porches, patios and walkways, and all paver applications. For over 35 Years, they have serviced the Southern New Jersey coast. For this beach home, they used the unexpected element of...

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