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Catherine Hong

Catherine Hong has been writing for Martha Stewart Living since 2013, contributing stories about food, design and entertaining. She lives in Hastings-on-Hudson, NY.
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When the Grover family moved from an old town house in New York City to Connecticut, they embraced the turnkey convenience of a brand-new home. Working with a designer who shared their comfort-first style, they played up its woodwork and wide-open rooms, creating an easygoing abode that feels like it was built just for them.
Neutral palettes, wind-down activities, and a streamlined beauty routine get this entrepreneur from one day to the next.
These vintage Christmas ornaments tell a rich story of holidays past. From Victorian-era handblown glass stars to atomic-age thermoplastic reindeer, these collectibles are prized for their whimsy and unique charm.
These vintage Christmas ornaments tell a rich story of holidays past. From Victorian-era handblown glass stars to atomic-age thermoplastic reindeer, these collectibles are prized for their whimsy and unique charm.
On a rolling stretch near the coast in Santa Barbara County, California, a young family is throwing it way back, raising a passel of farm animals, growing their own produce, tending honeybees, and teaching others how to live just as sustainably—and authentically. We headed to the hills for a personal tour of the homestead.
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On a rolling stretch near the coast in Santa Barbara County, California, a young family is throwing it way back, raising a passel of farm animals, growing their own produce, tending honeybees, and teaching others how to live just as sustainably—and authentically. We headed to the hills for a personal tour of the homestead.
These are the essentials for creating the flavors of Indian cuisine.
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Working with little more than paper, paint, wire, and wood, a Minneapolis artist is creating a dreamscape where flowers never wither, butterflies stop long enough for a good look, and fruit is fresh forever. Peek into her studio, and fall under her spell.
For a pair of talented and sought-after New York City interior designers, quiet weekends in the country are sacred. At their leafy Long Island retreat, they pass the time gardening, cooking in a rustic outdoor oven, and relaxing together, surrounded by vintage treasures collected (and exchanged) over years of style scouting.
A creative couple rolled up their sleeves to turn a small 1800s house in Red Hook into an expansive home.
"We let Truman pick the palette—his favorite colors are pink and orange," Kevin Sharkey says.
The bone-bead snowflake ornaments are all made by hand.