Cooking Up New Luxury Kitchen Features

Kitchens are the heart of the home. It is were your family and friends gather to bond over a meal and spend quality time together, which is why every detail should be well thought out to fit your family’s needs. Customize your kitchen with luxury details including a coffee bar, double ovens, easily cleaned back splashes and classic finishes.


Fuel your mornings with a personalized coffee order of barista quality courtesy of the Miele Plumbed Built-In Coffee System. Undeniably convenient features of the machine include as the CupSensor, a sensor to ensures that your machine is always stocked with cups, and the EasyClick milk system that prepares your coffee just right every single time. Customizable options include setting the temperature of your drink down to the degree, adjusting the amount your coffee is grinded and selecting the amount of each element dispensed. Your unique coffee order can be saved, making your favorite coffee order something you can make with your eyes closed.


Not only do double ovens make throwing a dinner party a seamless process, but also double ovens allow you to always be flexible. Don’t stress about keeping track of multiple cooking times and delaying your meals because you need the oven at different temperatures with the flexibility of having two ovens. You’ll never run out of space and you won’t have to worry about keeping your food warm because you can use one of your ovens as a warmer. If you don’t have the space for two ovens, consider getting a warming drawer. These smaller drawers will keep your meal warm until the second your family is ready to sit down together.


Probably the most fun part about designing your custom kitchen is picking all the finishes, including light fixtures, cabinets, counter-tops, backsplashes, flooring and seating options. Having a well lite kitchen is essential. Keep things bright with scattered sleek and stylish light fixtures. Online shops like AllModern have a wide variety of modern options to consider as lighting and finishing options for your kitchen. AllModern has a great selection of finishes at an affordable price, but can also be used for inspiration.


Seating is also an essential element of the perfect family kitchen. Make the most of your space with an island bar and sleek high-top chairs that will make quick meals and snacks a breeze. Choose a classically simple yet modern table for your kitchen’s breakfast nook like Knoll’s Saarinen tablev and chairs.


The absolute most important part of designing your dream kitchen is making sure that its comfortable for your family and fits all of their needs. Put four chairs at your kitchen bar for the four kids to scarf down breakfast before school together and put the toaster next to the built-in coffee machine so that you can pop your toast in the toaster and customize your coffee order while you wait for it to toast.

Don’t Be Docked in the Past, Sail into the Future

There’s no need to be docked in the past and tied up to your basic dock when you could sail into the future and upgrade your dock with convenience features that will take all the stress out of boating. Latest features include lifts that are controllable from your iPhone, and dock grips, handles that make getting on and off the boat a breeze, all of which will take your dock to the next level. Add some light to your dock with linear dock lights that surround the boarder of your dock or light up the water with some underwater LED lights that add flare to your boat at night. Additionally, LED lights can be secured to the bottom of the boat, taking your light show out into open waters. Make your dock safe for the whole family with gripping floors that are slip free.

The Latest in Home Security

Protect what matters most with the latest in home security technology. Companies like Nest, SimpliSafe, Ring, ADT, Abode and Vivint are making home security much easier. Some of these above-and-beyond systems extend past your basic security needs, making even the simplest tasks, like dimming your lights, easier than ever before.


Nest Security

Nest Security prides itself on being “tough on intruders, but easy on you.” This home security system is basically invisible to those who are welcomed in your home aka Nest Tag holders. The Nest Tag has the same appearance of a keychain and allows for users to arm and disarm their alarm system without having to manually input their passcode. Protect your windows, doors and rooms with Nest Detact, a sleek and modern looking alarm sensor that is easily applied and removed and does not require a professional to install. Visit Nest’s website to customize your home system.



Outsmart intruders with SimpliSafe. This home security system comes with alarm monitoring, sirens and multiple sensors with the power to detect movement and other threats including flooding, fires and various other natural disasters. The best part: it’s simplicity! This hassle-free system is completely controllable by one device with a keypad. This easy to install system does not require professional home and will keep you sleeping soundly not having to worry about any threats!


Ring could not be easier to use and install. This alarm system comes complete with a hub, keypad, motion detector and contact sensor, which can be added as necessary and used to track movement. Ring’s doorbells allow you to see who is at your front door on your cell phone through the Ring app so you’ll always know what’s going on in your home no matter where you are.



Although ADT requires professional installation, it is still among the easiest to use and most secure home security options. ADT prides itself on its above-and-beyond customer service and accessibility. ADT systems answer your every need, including lighting, temperature, alarm and lock controls. All of ADT’s systems can be connected to Alexa, making the whole system voice control activated as well.



If you’re on a budget, then Abode is the answer to all your home security questions. The system is completely self-installable and has many customizable options, making it ideal for renters especially. All of Adobe’s packages are contract free so users can use Abode systems as necessary and aren’t tied down. The multiple package options include free options, making this system even more low stress.



Vivint Smart Home lets you control your home systems directly from your phone on the Vivint Sky App. Set the mood by adjusting the lights, turn up the temperature or lock your doors all with the touch of a button with Vivint. You can also schedule your alarm system through the easily-to-use phone app, making your life that much easier. In case of an emergency, don’t worry because your Vivant SkyControl panel comes complete with a two-way communication feature so a Vivint Rep can contact you if they suspect something is wrong.