How Does Light in the Bedroom Change The Way You Sleep?

Electric shades for light control Good sleep depends on many factors, not the least of which is exposure to light. When your bedroom is too bright, you may struggle to fall asleep or even be disturbed in your sleep at night. Understanding how your…


NBC features a Howard family tradition for Christmas

Dec. 25, 2018 / 12:22 PM EST By Nicole Spector Christmas family traditions, a little out of the ordinary?  Jennifer Howard was one of the quotes included in this fun article by Nicole Spector for NBC News ONE GIFT THAT EVERYONE CAN GET A KICK OUT…


914INC Women in Business Awards

What an honor:  to receive the 2018 Women in Business Award.  After 20 years of bringing JWH Design & Cabinetry from concept to a reality that supports our great JWH Team and their families, the recognition by the Westchester business community…


Au revoir, Paris and Sancerre!

  All good things must come to an end Departing Sancerre on Friday came too quickly, and only my excitement about seeing my daughter Caroline,  offset my disappointment in leaving this amazing little town.  The incredible landscape of Sancerre,…


From City to Countryside

Switching cities is a major shift of gears-- from one extreme to the other, and equally wonderful! Leaving from Paris-Bercy train station, in the midst of the Fashion Week arena, I felt the pulse of Paris all the way to Nevers for the transfer.  The…


A week in review...

It's hard to believe it's been a week since leaving JFK.  From my first post feeling lost and homeless, Paris now feels like a different place. Location, location, location Staying in the 5th arrondissement has located me in excellent proximity for…


Day 2: Perfection in Paris

Day 2: It may be hard to call a day "perfect" when it's only Day 2.  But keeping expectations at a realistic level, it was pretty darn good. My body let me sleep a full 13 hours from 8 pm to 9 am, so technically I'm already on Paris time.  A quick…


21,000 Steps with Hemingway

Day 1: It feels like 24 hours since I was sitting in JFK working on my laptop before my flight.  The clock confirmed it was 4:30 pm on Saturday, and now it's 4:30 pm on Sunday, but a couple of big factors had changed. I thought that traveling 6 time…


JWH in France... a creative adventure begins

An adventure in Paris as a full-time business owner, traveling solo, studying painting and language, is not the typical trip for a 52  year old mother of 5 and grandmother of 1.  Mid-life crisis or making up for the missed college year abroad…


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Tips for Working with a Kitchen Designer

A kitchen designer can be the most valuable team player in a renovation.  The right person will identify challenges, offer creative solutions, and guide you through the multitude of decisions.  Ready to get started and make the most of your new…