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    Mary Prepares for Christmas

    BY:Mary Beekman

    Mary Beekman is a four-year-old ghost who resides in The Beekman Mansion, and considers Brent and Josh her “imaginary friends.” Follow Mary Beekman’s Diary each week to learn what it’s like to be a young child in early 19th century America It does not seem to matter if it is gray and snowy in the […]

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    Early Satiety

    BY:Dr. Brent

    Some lessons can be taught by occupying Wall Street, but we learned ours by occupying the garden.   When I was a child there was a hierarchy of important days each year:  Christmas, first day of school, and the annual showing of The Wizard of Oz on CBS. Back then there was no DVR, no […]

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    Merry Little Christmas

    BY:Josh and Brent

    The magic of Christmas in any city includes the twinkling lights and the elaborate holiday display windows, but just because we lack the financial resources and huge walls of plate glass doesn’t mean we can’t make our little “Five and Ten” glisten once again. Last year we simultaneously made fun of the idea of Black […]

    Read More Posted In: 1802 Blogs / All Decor / Crafts / Decor / Holiday
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    The Chatter (Dec)

    BY:Josh and Brent

      We’ve lobbied really hard for Garrison Keillor to give up life in Lake Wobegone and move to Sharon Springs,  but thus far he has not answered our letters or returned our calls. Sharon Springs has beautiful people and above-average children, too, so on to Plan B. What is a small town village without a […]

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    Self-diagnosed

    BY:Josh and Brent

    How to tell if you’re infected. Certain people, myself included, are afflicted by a condition that’s difficult to describe. It’s not recognized by physicians or psychoanalysts (yet), but it’s really only a matter of time before it’s a household diagnosis. It’s a sharp, targeted depression, a sudden overcast feeling that hits you while you’re at […]

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    Something Old & Something New

    BY:Josh and Brent

    The Beekman 1802 Annex is now open for business!   Josh’s grandfather (pictured above) used to own a small grocery in nearby Coxsackie, NY, so an eye for the essential (and the elaborate) runs in the family. In 1802, William Beekman, one of upstate New York’s most successful merchants, built the residence and farm we […]

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    The Chatter (Nov)

    BY:Josh and Brent

      We’ve lobbied really hard for Garrison Keillor to give up life in Lake Wobegone and move to Sharon Springs,  but thus far he has not answered our letters or returned our calls. Sharon Springs has beautiful people and above-average children, too, so on to Plan B. What is a small town village without a […]

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    Josh’s Fall Reading List

    BY:Josh Kilmer-Purcell

    Here’s what I have on my nightstand as the weather turns chilly. What’s on your’s? From Our Grandmothers’ Kitchens One of our favorite magazines, Cooks Country Magazine believes in heirloom cooking as much as we do. From readers’ family favorite recipes, Cooks Country tested and perfected recipes from around the country. Woodswoman: Living Alone in […]

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    The Chatter (Oct)

    BY:Josh and Brent

        We’ve lobbied really hard for Garrison Keillor to give up life in Lake Wobegone and move to Sharon Springs,  but thus far he has not answered our letters or returned our calls. Sharon Springs has beautiful people and above-average children, too, so on to Plan B. What is a small town village without […]

    Read More Posted In: News
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    Morning Bells

    BY:Josh and Brent

      To celebrate the release of the Beekman 1802 Heirloom Cookbook, we were invited to ring the bell to open the NASDAQ stock exchange. Here’s the transcript from the president’s address: Well good morning everyone.  It is truly my great pleasure to welcome the stars of the hit television show, “The Fabulous Beekman Boys,” Josh […]

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