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Events with a Purpose – Ironstone Ranch

Events with a Purpose

Events with a Purpose A completely refurbished barn and farmhouse, a wedding chapel and 100 acres of pure, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania property create the perfect backdrop for events such as weddings, corporate gatherings fundraisers and more. But these aren't just any events, though. Ironstone Ranch in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania holds, "Events with a Purpose". So, what makes these events so purposeful? Back in 2008, David Abel, the owner of Ironstone Ranch, bought the property with big ideas. Dating back to the 1860's, the property served many years as a dairy farm, an apple and pear orchard...

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Christmas! Humility, a Wonder to Remember

Christmas

There is a stirring around here; a stirring within the depth of who we are. It's a stirring that demands a break from the typical cabinet talk that usually fills our computer screens. It happens to be more than the drive to conquer the gift list with sweet personalized tokens to present each of our loved ones, or to out-do the Griswalds', December electric bill, or to prey on all the pretty pine trees until the perfect one sways in the wind and confidently finds it's way into our lives for a month as a trusted investment to our Christmas eye candy! No, while all of this is undoubtedly taking...

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What are you thankful for?

Happy Thanksgiving

What are you thankful for? This question gets thrown around a lot this time of year, with a holiday this week that celebrates the whole idea of thankfulness. We at Colonial Craft Kitchens feel that we've been truly blessed as an organization and have much to be thankful for. With 2013 marking 30 years in business, we are thankful that the Lord has given us the opportunity to use our abilities to create custom cabinetry for this length of time. We took some time to really stop and think what we're thankful for. Below is a list of what we heard from the crew at Colonial Craft Kitchens. Thankful...

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Cabinet Construction Styles – Stock vs. Semi-Custom vs. Custom Cabinetry

Custom Kitchen

Cabinet Construction Styles With any kitchen renovation or new construction, the first question that you will likely need to answer is, "Where should I get my cabinets from?" Well...you will probably need to answer a few more questions before you even get to this point, actually. "How much do I want to customize my kitchen?" or "What type of quality am I looking for?" and "What is my budget?" are three solid questions that will guide you to the next question. What's the difference between Stock, Semi Custom and Custom cabinets? Below is an explanation of the three different types. Stock Stock...

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Coffee and Tea Products That Will Help You Fuel Up!

Teapot

Coffee and Tea Products I was checking the statistics recently on which country consumed the most coffee and tea per capita and I was actually surprised at what I found. I had assumed that the United States would have been right up at number one or at least in the top five or ten with the amount of coffee shops around. Although America consumes the highest total amount of coffee, it's consumption per person lands it in the mid 20's with European countries dominating the top. All that aside, America still drinks a lot of coffee...oh and tea! Here are some pretty neat coffee and tea products...

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Team Member Spotlight: Judy Hays

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Judy Hays: Designer Colonial Craft Kitchens welcomed designer, Judy Hays in May of 1997 based on her skill and passion for design. 16 years later, she continues to "wow" clients with her designs and close attention to detail. Judy's naturally caring attitude has a way of brightening everyone's day while giving clients a "personal" feeling. With an early interest in architecture, Judy drew her first house plan in 2nd grade. Her love for architecture grew throughout grade school and eventually post-grade school. She formally studied design through the North American School of Drafting and Design....

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