This is one in a series of blog posts describing the 4th annual Hearth & Home Kitchen Tour of Westfield and Mountainside homes. For information and to purchase tickets for the Sat., Oct. 20 tour, visit htisnj.com.
One of the highlights of our Kitchen Tour is a raffle of gifts, interior decor items and gift certificates for local businesses. The following are the items being raffled at the Hearth & Home Kitchen Tour. We offer thanks to the many local businesses who have donated items.
"Get Cooking" -- Le Creuset 9-piece enameled cast-iron cookware set in cherry red. Set includes 6 ¾-qt. round oven with lid, 3 ¾-qt. multifunctional pan with lid, 3 ½-qt. braiser with lid, 5 ¼-qt. roasting pan with roasting rack, and a 9 ½ inch toughened glass lid. Prize courtesy of: HTIS Families.
"Spice Up Your Kitchen" -- Enjoy a holiday sweet and savory spice set for a great feast! Set includes mulling spices, turkey rub, stuffing seasoning, pumpkin pie spice, citrus and savory brining spice, and more. Pair that with dish soap, hand wash, and all-purpose cleaner -- scented and colored to your specifications. Add in a free design consultation and 10% off your re-upholstery project and your kitchen will look as great as it smells. Prizes (respectively) courtesy of: Savory Spice Shop, 138 East Broad St., Westfield, (908) 264-8947; Bath Junkie, 221 North Ave., Westfield, (908) 264-8633; and Ella Allure, 220 East Broad St., Westfield, (908) 654-3527, ellaallure.com.
"Stress Relief" – Relax with a one-hour full body massage and a manicure/pedicure. Prizes (respectively) courtesy of: Serenity Therapeutic Massage, 2816 Morris Ave., Suite 25, Union, (908) 472-5170, serenitytherapeuticmassagellc.com; and Rainbow Nails, 860 Mountain Ave., Mountainside, (908) 389-1112.
"Get Organized" -- De-clutter and reorganize your home with the help of a professional organizer! Finally tackle that pantry, closet, or room in your home with a 2-hour consultation with a professional organizer to help you better manage your paper, time and space. Prize courtesy of: Julie Isaacs, CPO, The Uncluttered Home, (908) 358-3460, unclutteredhome.com.
"Accessorize your Home"—Set of two aged metal plate plaques by Malanta Knowles Metal. Each plaque measures 22“ x 22“. Prize courtesy of: Katrina Cox of Decorating Den, firstname.lastname@example.org, (908) 232-5352, decoratingden.com.
"Perfect Pairings" – Enjoy chocolate delights with a $25 gift certificate to Brummer’s Chocolates and a $50 gift certificate toward dinner at Pairings- a 'bring your own wine casual fine dining experience.' Prizes (respectively) courtesy of: Brummer’s Chocolates, 125 East Broad St., Westfield, (908) 232-1904; and Pairings, 1 South Ave. E, Cranford, (908) 276-4026, pairingscranford.com.
"Stunning Silver Crosses"—Set of two Paragon Picture Gallery contemporary architectural framed silver crosses on a black velvet backdrop. Each framed piece measures 19 ½” x 15 ¾”. Prize courtesy of: Katrina Cox of Decorating Den, email@example.com, (908) 232-5352, decoratingden.com.
"Lunch in Westfield" -- Enjoy an afternoon for four dining at 16 Prospect. Prize courtesy of: 16 Prospect, 16 Prospect St, Westfield, (908) 232-7320.
"Kitchen Island" – Gorgeous granite-topped butcher block kitchen island table with natural pine base. This table has two convenient storage drawers and measures 4'2" long, 3'2" high, and 2'2" deep. Prize courtesy of: An HTIS Family.
"Revamp Your Decor" – Refresh the look of your home with a $100 gift certificate toward custom window treatments and a $60 custom art or framing gift certificate. Prizes (respectively) courtesy of: Fabricland, 855 Route 22 West, North Plainfield, (908) 755-4700, windowfashions.com; and Galeria West, 111 Quimby Street, Westfield, (908) 301-9217.
"Artwork Indulgence" -- A beautifully framed etching by famed artist Helen Frank. Prize courtesy of: Juxtapose, 58 Elm Street, Westfield, (908) 232-3278, Info@JuxtaposeGallery.com, juxtaposegallery.com.
"Straighten Up" – Get a jumpstart on your orthodontics bill with a $1,000 gift certificate for dental services and basket full of dental goodies. Prize courtesy of: Warren Hills Orthodontics, 65 Mountain Blvd., Warren, (732) 469-7150.
"Time for a Clean Slate" – Enjoy a one-hour consultation with a ‘right sizing specialist and simplicity coach.’ Prize courtesy of: Ellen Kazanoff, Clean Slate Solutions, LLC, (908) 403-6217, cleanslatesolutions.com.
"Repurpose, Reconfigure, Reposition & Rework" -- Enjoy a 2-hour consultation with Paula Adams, Interior Designer, to take a room or space in your home that does not flow or feel inviting and make it work with your own furniture and accessories. Prize courtesy of: Paula Adams, (908) 928-1154, Paula@PaulaAdamsInteriors.com, PaulaAdamsInteriors.com.
"Stained Glass" – Beautiful fall-colored stained glass panel, complete with mounting chain, measuring 20" by 28“. Perfect to liven up any view. Prize courtesy of: The Brass Shop, 611 Central Avenue, Westfield, (908) 232-2161.
"In Style" – Silk men’s tie and SR2 series Sondra Roberts Tote. Prizes (respectively) courtesy of: Francolino Clothiers and Custom Tailors, 129 Elm St., Westfield, (908) 233-1273; and Bittersweet Designs, 212 Lenox Avenue, Westfield, (908) 389-0330.
"Whiten Up" -- Enjoy a custom tooth whitening kit. Prize courtesy of: Dr. Kenneth Arida, DDS, 131 S. Euclid Ave., Westfield, (908) 654-6262, drarida.com
"Portraits" -- Enjoy a coupon for a $139 portrait session with Dave Rossi Photography. Prize courtesy of: Dave Rossi Photography, 301 Lenox Ave., Westfield, (908) 232-8300.
"Taste of the Town" -- Relish in a night out on the town with a $25 gift certificate to Houlihan’s Restaurant, and a $40 gift certificate to Stage House Tavern. Prizes (respectively) courtesy of: Houlihan’s Restaurant, 1288 Route 22 West, Bridgewater, (908) 252-1300; and Stage House Tavern, 366 Park Ave., Scotch Plains, (908) 322-4224.
"Dinner and Music" -- Enjoy dinner at Giovanna’s Restaurant with a $40 gift certificate, followed by concert tickets to the Plainfield Symphony Orchestra. Prizes (respectively) courtesy of: Giovanna’s Restaurant 1462 South Ave., Plainfield, (908) 753-6900; and The Plainfield Symphony Orchestra, (908) 561-5140, plainfieldsymphony.org.
"Beach Décor" -- A bountiful basket of beach-themed home décor items from Gina Fedderson’s “Isola Bella” collection. Basket includes starfish throw pillow, set of notecards, tea towel, candle, sea fan artwork, and more. Prize courtesy of: Heidi Mucci, Coldwell Banker, Heidi.Mucci@coldwellbankermoves.com, (908) 347-0341.
"Fire It Up!" – Outdoor fire pit, S'mores kit, skewers and firewood. Prize courtesy of: The McEwen Family
"Pamper Yourself" -- Indulge yourself with a spa in your own bathroom! Enjoy relaxing with head-to-toe natural body care products from SwissJust. Basket includes Organic & Paraben Free Face Wash and Facial Night Cream, Almond Body Cream, Melissa Bath Essence, Sandalwood Body Butter, and a Pain Away Travel Pack. Prize courtesy of: Kate Motz, SwissJust Independent Consultant, (908) 654-4822, katemotz.swissjust-usa.com.
"Beauty Extravagance" – An overflowing basket of L’Oreal beauty products. Basket includes makeup, and facial and skin care products from Lancôme, Kiehl’s, Redken, Maybelline, Matrix, and L’Oreal brands. Prize courtesy of: The McGovern and Jones Families
"Skin Makeover" -- Enjoy a customized skin care experience with gentle exfoliation of your skin using non-surgical microdermabrasion. Prize courtesy of: Lavender Sanctuary, (908) 313-4073, firstname.lastname@example.org
"Oriental Pottery" – Beautiful Oriental pottery to add the perfect finishing touch to your home décor. Prize courtesy of: Peggy Schott Interiors, 320 Woodland Ave., Westfield, (201) 926-1809, peggyschott.net
"Stocked Trifle Bowl" -- A gorgeous glass trifle bowl from Pampered Chef, chock full of other Pampered Chef goodies, including an apple wedger, bamboo tongs, mini-serving spatula, and wine bottle bag. Prize courtesy of: Dalida Nigro, Pampered Chef Independent Consultant, (908) 233-4385, email@example.com, pamperedchef.biz/dalida
Every raffle basket winner will also receive either a coupon for a free print or poster, and a $10 gift certificate to use at Evalyn Dunn’s Gallery; or a $10 gift certificate to Yogoccino Café. Some lucky winners will get both! Prizes (respectively) courtesy of: Evalyn Dunn’s Gallery, 549 South Ave. West, Westfield, (908) 232-0412, evalyndunnsgallery.com; and Yogoccino Café, a self service frozen yogurt and dessert café, 442 Springfield Ave., Berkeley Heights, (908) 771-9300.
Conditions of Raffle
•All items have been donated to the Holy Trinity HSA and are "as is."
•Please do not ask for refunds or exchanges from the donors.
•Holy Trinity HSA makes no warranties, guarantees or representations as to any item.
Contributed by Jennifer Fecowycz, a member of the Kitchen Tour committee and parent at Holy Trinity Interparochial School.