Buying the King of Chiles at the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market

“Chimayó is to chile as Havana is to cigars. After centuries of selective breeding, and irrigation from a particular mountain stream, there’s an unmistakable complexity to the chiles here, a citrus tang, a depth and richness you can’t find elsewhere.”

Links We Love: Little Projects, Big Payoffs

When you’re feeling too busy to keep up with the pace of life, decorating and cooking projects tend to fall squarely into the “nice to have” (rather than “must”) pile. But what if those nice-to-haves were easy enough a kid could do them, yet stylish enough for your abode? Here are but a few.

Spooky Plants

Skip the fake cobwebs this year and add some haunt to your house with these spooky specimens. Pictured above (left to right): Japanese blood grass and black mondo grass; carnivorous plants including Cobra plants, Venus flytraps, and pitcher plants; ‘Sticks on Fire’ Euphorbia; Swiss cheese vine (Monsteraobliqua).

Western-Inspired Rooms

A western home celebrates all that we hold dear in the West: a view of the beautiful landscape, using natural materials and honoring the spirit of colors and textures we see around us. Of course, not all Western-styled homes look alike, but many share similar qualities and design style. Here are some stunning examples of homes that celebrate the equally […]