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Rachel Kashdan

Rachel Kashdan studied journalism at Boston University and has previously written for ElleDecor.com, Veranda.com, and Metro.

Home & Property

Heading Home: Bite Sized

Interior designer Annie Hall freshens up the breakfast nook within her stylish townhouse.

City Life

All of the Amenities. None of the Alligators.

Forget moving to Florida, Boston’s seniors are finding the retirement of their dreams without fleeing to the Sunshine State.


Taking the Plunge—on Your Terms

Ready to plan an elopement that’s 100 percent you?


Blossom Buff

Floral designer Sydney Smith makes artful arrangements out of beautiful blooms.

Home & Property

Spaces: Changing Tides

Beyond the Common’s Lianne Leventhal gives her toddler’s bedroom a fresh look.

Home & Property

Sweet Serenity

Studio Watt O’Keefe fills a sprawling Beacon Hill penthouse with peace and sunshine.

Home & Property

On the Market: A Weston Refurb with Modern Farmhouse Flair

The shiplap-filled home comes equipped with solar panels and a yoga studio.

Home & Property

On the Market: An Endearing Eighteenth-Century Residence in Marblehead

This rosy-hued home boasts antique character and an adorable backyard potting shed.


Double Feature

One couple, two weddings, and plenty of love to go around.


Here Comes the Micro Wedding

The region’s most intimate venues prove that small parties can be just as sweet.


Pastoral Paradise

A couple hosts the ultimate backyard bash on their Pioneer Valley farm.


The Suite Savants

Best pals turned business partners Samantha Finigan and Whitney Swaffield, of Gus & Ruby Letterpress, design custom invitations that make a lasting impression.

Home & Property

On the Market: A Mid-Century Modern Wonder in Winthrop

Mix yourself an old-fashioned and give this lavender-filled, ’50s-era home a gander.

Home & Property

On the Market: A Colorful Two-Family Home in West Cambridge

This artsy abode comes equipped with a sun-filled studio space.

Home & Property

On the Market: A Cheerful, Historical Gem in Westborough

This 140-year-old charmer comes outfitted with a hand-painted cast iron hearth.