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Martha Stewart Living June 2013

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2 min.
on our radar

book it now If you long for the activityfilled days of summer camp, Migis Lodge, on Maine’s Sebago Lake, is just the spot. There’s canoeing, water-skiing, tennis, shuffleboard, and endless jumps off the docks. It’s camp all right—but with a sauna and cocktail hour at dusk. Co-owner Tim Porta, the charming “camp director,” and his son give daily lake tours around the islands on a 1936 wooden Chris-Craft lake cruiser. migis.com. home away from home If you’re not planning a dog-friendly vacation like Lucinda Scala Quinn’s (page 152), board your pup with a preapproved, canine-loving host family through DogVacay. A quick search produces a list of hosts who will welcome cuddle sessions on the couch and rounds of fetch in the park, just as you would. Use the code MARTHAVACAY to get $25…

2 min.
center-of-plate stars

ON A RECENT TRIP to Seattle, my colleague Joe Petrillo and I had popped in to Capitol Hill’s Melrose Market for a cup of coffee when I remembered that the much-lauded restaurant Sitka & Spruce is at the back. As we were walking there to check out the menu, I got sidetracked by a beautiful flower shop and great selection of cookbooks just across the way. When I looked up and saw the store’s sign—“Marigold and Mint”— it all made sense. In our May issue, we featured the artful collaboration between Marigold and Mint’s Katherine Anderson and Sitka & Spruce’s chef-owner, Matt Dillon. Had I not been foggy from an early-morning flight, I probably would have put it together sooner, but I was sort of glad I hadn’t— it was…

1 min.

good old-fashioned fun If you can’t go to the Kutztown Folklife Festival (June 29 to July 7), check out our exclusive photos and videos taken at one of America’s oldest folk fests at marthastewart.com/kutztown. You’ll get every angle on this celebration of the Pennsylvania Dutch way of life, including the largest quilt sale in the nation (more than 2,000 American-made ones), bread baked in a 19th-century oven, and square-dancing. dinner for Dad Fire up the barbecue for a simple, delicious Father’s Day dinner, like grilled marinated steak, above. For this and other grill-master favorites, visit marthastewart.com/fathers-day-recipes. dish-towel redux Turn sweet embroidered towels into toys and bags for kids—with just a few seams. This easy project is great for beginners. Visit marthastewart.com/sewing-projects for how-tos.…

5 min.
dressed to a tea

NOW THAT I AM A GRANDMOTHER (finally!), I have many opportunities to dream up creative projects for a whole new audience: children. Shopping for little girls’ dresses is so much fun, but it occurred to me that it would also be fun to make dresses for Baby Jude, using some of the simple designs she— and her mother, Alexis—favor. I then remembered the charming collection of vintage towels in my attic—scores of towels, sets of towels that would never, ever be used to dry dishes, pots, or pans but could be easily transformed into washable, comfortable, delightful shifts and smocks. And who else could persuade me to break up “valuable” sets but my very first grandchild, Baby Jude? A trip to the attic in Katonah yielded many wonderful stripes and a…

1 min.
domestic u.

NEARLY A CENTURY AGO, the 18,000-square-foot mansion in Altadena, California, was home to Zane Grey, the millionaire author of westerns. Today it houses 14 goats, nine chickens, five quail, messy (though bountiful) vegetable patches— and the Institute for Domestic Technology. The school was started three years ago by cookbook author Joseph Shuldiner; he struck up a friendship with the estate’s owner, Steve Rudicel, and Rudicel’s fiancée, Gloria Putnam, after they met on a food co-op board. Shuldiner realized that these days people’s curiosity about and passion for food go a lot deeper than just cooking: “There were lots of places that taught how to make meals, but we wanted to make ingredients,” he says. And so it is that the institute offers classes in bacon-curing, cocktail-crafting (think homemade bitters), and coffee-roasting,…

1 min.
splendor in the grass

HANG LOOSE Handwoven in Thailand, the weatherproof Kilauea hammock is softer than most and comfortably fits two. $179, yellowleafhammocks.com. WATCH THE BIRDIE From Jaques, the 200-year-old British games company, this classic badminton set includes two rackets, three shuttlecocks, and a net. $60, jaquesamerica.com. IN THE SWING Just add a sturdy branch: The Original tree swing, handmade in Minnesota from reclaimed wood, brings out the 6-year-old in everyone. $58, daytripsociety.com. ON THE BEAT The PAL BT radio lets you take your tunes from your cell phone or computer outside wirelessly. And while the device is compact, its sound is big. $300, tivoliaudio.com. GIMME SHELTER Not just for the beach, this festive red, white, and blue sun umbrella is simple to set up anywhere you might want extra coverage. $69, westelmmarket.com. ALL THE BUZZ These blown-glass wasp traps fight pests naturally (using only…