Apple Puff Pancake

submitted by Alizah Holstein Ingredients 6 eggs 1 1/2 cups milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 tablespoons butter 2 apples – peeled, cored and sliced 3 tablespoons brown sugar Directions Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). In a large bowl, use an electric mixer to blend eggs, milk and vanilla. Add flour, sugar, salt and cinnamon; mix just until blended. Set aside. Melt butter in a 9×9 inch square pan. Arrange apple slices in the bottom of the pan, and pour the …

May/June 2011


About The Cover Designer Karrie Seaton, of Beth Haley Design, carved a warm sun lit, sustainable kitchen out of three separate spaces in this historic East Nashville Victorian. This kitchen pulls you in with a mix of contrasting materials: warm colored cork floors, gray quartz countertops, and walnut butcher block on the black island as well as a wall of white subway tile and white cabinets with vintage and new fixtures.

Shopping Gallatin


shopping gallatin – 2011 From fabulous vintage and shabby chic to the latest in outdoor furnishings and patio plants, Gallatin has something for every taste.

Kitchen Cabinet Trends 2011

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Kitchen Cabinet Trends 2011 While traditional/transitional kitchen cabinetry remains popular, kitchen designers are reporting an increased interest in contemporary kitchens with clean lines. In addition, homeowners favor perimeter cabinets in one color with an island in another color, according to Nicole Monroe of Chris’s Custom Cabinets. “Frequently the mixed colors will take the form of painted and glazed perimeter cabinets combined with an island in a stained color—or sometimes the exact opposite,” Monroe says. Saying that her company’s clients still prefer a furniture look in their cabinetry is Laura Gunter Nickens of Gunter Woodworking. “While many of our customers seek …

Exploring Green Interiors – Save Water with Drip Irrigation

Save Water with Drip IrrigationSpring is finally here, and with sunshine and warmer weather, gardens are blooming and landscaping projects have begun. At Beth Haley Design, we just relocated our office to the 12South business district in April. In addition to a new home, we’ve gained a yard! In our plans to keep the space as “green” as possible, water supply and output has been a major concern for the upkeep of our new landscaping. Through research we found the drip irrigation system to be the best solution for our needs. It consists of an underground tubing system that carries …

Gardening Composiions – Plants That Grow Hope

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garden compositions— plants that grow hope This June will mark the seventh year that Southern Land Company has built the home to be raffled off as a benefit for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. I love having a small part in this project.

ask a designer – accent wall choices and more

Ask A Designer™ accent wall choices and more Q. I love all the work you did for me four years ago, but I am ready to change some things. My favorite area is the sitting room with the purple/grey and green walls. I’m tired of the orange accent wall in the kitchen, but I’m glad I used a color for once.

March/April 2011


Celebrate spring on your deck or patio with this cheerful furniture from Lane Venture. The Natchez Collection blends southern charm with deep seated comfort creating a pleasant, relaxed atmosphere. Each piece starts with natural materials and is protected with a finish designed to seal and protect the natural rattan from exposure to the elements. For more information visit

Planning for More Outdoor Time


Plan More Time for Outdoor Living Daylight-Saving Time not only signals the onset of longer days, but also the beginning of the outdoor living season. Homeowners shopping for new outdoor furnishings this year will find fresh colors, surprising new motion furniture, and maximum value in all categories.

Readers Favorites Named for 2011

Readers Favorites Named for 2011 Readers of Greater Nashville House & Home & Garden™ have once again cast their votes for their favorites—their favorite designers, builders, landscapers, “little known” stores, and more. If you’re looking for a service provider and aren’t sure who to choose, try one of these—they’ve received the stamp of approval from readers of the only home resource guide serving the Middle Tennessee area.