Maintaining and Safely Cleaning your Butcher Block

Maintaining and Safely Cleaning Butcher Block
Theoretically, with the right upkeep a cutting board could last your entire life.

During this time, we’re all trying to keep our loved ones safe and secure. Even though the COVID-19 virus is new, it’s related to other pathogens people have encountered before. That means there are proven ways to clean and disinfect areas of your home.

Follow these tips for maintaining and safely cleaning butcher block boards and countertops. Continue readingMaintaining and Safely Cleaning your Butcher Block

Style Guide: Eclectic

Style Guide: Eclectic Design | kitchen with different textures

“ec·lec·tic – deriving ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse range of sources.”

The English word eclectic first appeared in the seventeenth century to describe philosophers who did not belong to a particular school of thought, but instead assembled their doctrines by picking and choosing from a variety of philosophical systems. Today, the word can refer to any assemblage of varied parts. Continue readingStyle Guide: Eclectic

Meet ‘Niksen’, The Wellness Trend That That Allows Us To Do Nothing

Niksen: the New Wellness Trend

First there was hygge, the Danish concept that made staying in and getting cozy cool. Then there was lagom, the Swedish mindset of approaching life with an “everything in moderation” mindset. Unfortunately, that felt very middle-of-the-road for most people and who wants to admit that they want a bland and predictable life?

Now there’s another Northern European wellness trend that’s being embraced as a way to combat our increasingly busy and often stressful lives: niksen. The Dutch concept is as simple as, well, doing nothing. Continue readingMeet ‘Niksen’, The Wellness Trend That That Allows Us To Do Nothing