Fantasy on a budget is Mary Daniels report on the high-end Dream Home at Merchandise Mart. She pulls ideas from the show home and then gets the designers ideas for budget versions of them - room by room. Also from H&G this week:
Five things to do: in the yard before winter. Chores, chores, chores.
H&G To-do list:: From Gallery 37, a colloborative project between Rwandan craftspeople and Chicago students: Hand sewn dolls ($125 tax deductable donation) whose proceeds go to WE-ACTx, a program that helps HIV-positive women and children in Kigali.
Dishing: Soup's on: Carrot citrus ginger and cauliflower curry soups.
Stump the Editor: Can a roaster be re-enameled?