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Want to get the At Home newsletter in your inbox? Sign up here. Welcome. One year into pandemic living and nostalgia is a constant. Memories of a pre-pandemic past, when things were simpler or safer, are easily accessed. We miss the carefree way we left the house without masks just last February or March. But,…

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Cook Without a Script

Good morning. I commuted home from work for the last time one year ago today, a muted St. Patrick’s Day in Manhattan, the subways lightly populated — pretty late in the game to be out there. Did I make corned beef that night? Probably not. As I remember it, I made a huge grocery list.…

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How to Use Instagram to Plan Your Wedding

Pantora Bridal Andrea Pitter Campbell, a wedding designer and the founder of Pantora Bridal, a Brooklyn-based bridal brand that specializes in selling wedding dresses that complement an inclusive range of body types and skin tones, said her company’s Instagram account “has allowed us to celebrate our brides before, after and during their weddings” by sharing…

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Why Shop at a Specialty Nursery?

Among many botanical relationships, Mr. Bowen has had a pineapple lily (Eucomis) phase, and a run of red hot pokers (Knifophia). An ongoing affair with Hydrangea included the introduction of H. serrata Mountain Mania, which earned a spot at the much-admired Chanticleer Garden in Pennsylvania. The goal, always, is better garden plants — plants that…

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