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Holistic Home: Breaking Down the Design

You’ve heard it before. With the hustle of jobs, family, and the pressures of life, it has never been important to make time and space to work on your well-being and mental health. What if your surroundings, including the spaces you work and live in, could contribute to that sense of well-being?  The Design Network’s new original series, Holistic Home, focuses on creating spaces that can […]

Unlocking The Cottage at The Ridge

Have you ever wondered how your favorite celebrities live? What they like to do in their spare time? What home means to them and their families – right from the comfort of your couch? Well then, grab a spot in front of the TV and join host Andrea Boehlke as we unlock this stunning property […]

TDN Goes Deeper with Groundbreaking Series on Addiction

The Design Network celebrated the global premiere of Rehabbed on Tuesday, March 9th, a brand new series that dives deeper than ever before into the powerful storytelling that has become TDN’s hallmark. Each episode of Rehabbed tells the story of rehabbing homes and rehabbing lives, focusing on one individual who is in recovery from the […]

Say Hello To Of The Essence Designs!

Hey everyone! Tara here! First, we want to give a BIG thank you to the Design Network for taking the time to get to know us and for their creativity in highlighting our company through Rehabbed! We are forever grateful for the opportunity to share what we do creatively and also for the possibility of […]

Shirley Family Salsa

Shirley Family SalsaRecipe By: Nina Shirley Makes: 3 Pints // Total Time: 2 Hours Ingredients: 3 Pint Mason Jars, Lids And Rings 4 Cups Chopped, Peeled Tomatoes 2 Cups Chopped Green Peppers1 Cup Chopped Onions 1 Cup Chopped, Seeded Jalapeños 3/4 Cup Vinegar2 Garlic Cloves, Minced1 Tbsp Sugar1 Tbsp Salt1 Tsp Paprika1 Tsp Dried Oregano1 […]

Fridge Pickles

Fridge PicklesRecipe By: Nina Shirley Makes: 3 Pints // Total Time: 45 Minutes Ingredients: 3 Pint Mason Jars3 Lid And Ring Sets6 Pickling Cucumbers9 Sprigs Of Fresh Dill 2 Cups Water2 Cups Vinegar3 Tbsp Salt3 Tsp Minced Garlic3 Tsp Red Pepper Flakes Directions: 1. Slice cucumbers into spears. 2. Boil a large pot of water […]