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n decor ur ancestors considered the hearth as the focus point of their homes. It was where people cooked and enjoyed their food. Its fires warmed them and gave them light to read or enjoy other activities after the sun went down. Despite the massive changes in the way we live during the last century, the kitchen remains everyone’s favourite room. People are drawn to its warmth and pleasant smells. No one has to worry about spilling something on the furniture or carpet. Children like to do their homework at the kitchen table before or after dinner. It is the room where the loudest jokes are told during a party. The owners of a newly renovated home in the university area of the city made sure their kitchen and dining areas were inviting for family and friends to enjoy good food, fun times and to just hang out. A brick fireplace is the anchor on the main floor. The divider between the eating and living areas, the fireplace is a focal point and a nod to the history of the home. It is one of the few things O remaining from the original building, a camp built on Ramsey Lake more than 50 years ago. The owners, Karen and Greg, have roots in Sudbury and were living in southern Ontario when they decided to come home. The couple and their two beautiful daughters enjoy outdoor sports in all seasons, so they were attracted to this prime location that has a sandy beach. In the winter, they can hop on their snowmobiles and be across the lake in minutes. They took possession of the home—2,000 square feet of living space on the main floor and about 1,000 square feet of finished space on the lower level on a half acre property—last June. They had definite ideas about how they wanted to transform the building including tearing out walls to make small rooms larger and to create modern open-concept spaces. Toppazini Construction did the major renovations which included removing walls, replacing windows, adding a new furnace, tearing out the kitchen, and continued on page 16 Spring 2008 Sudbury Living 15

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Sudbury Living - Spring 2008

Sudbury Living - Spring 2008
Contents
Cover Story
People
Decor
At Home
Gardening
Food
Food
Drink
Fashion
Health
Pets
Passions
Arts
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