Are you Ready for Chillier Months? Reasons to Love Each of Our Blankets!

Fall is here and that means colder nights are ahead.  Are you ready, or do you need to spruce up your blanket collection, perhaps?  We've put together a list of...
September 30, 2021 — Adrienne Beacham

Bed Styling Tips: Featuring Photos from 6 Fun Home Stylists!

  Bed by @restoring_home We'd all love to have our bedrooms look as incredible as the ones we see in home decor magazines or blogs.  Luckily, it's not too difficult...
July 01, 2021 — Adrienne Beacham

The "Grandmillenial" Fad: We're Stylish With Every Generation!

If you follow emerging home decorating trends, you may have noticed a style called “Grandmillenial” appearing over the past couple of years.  Also called “granny chic” this trend embraces everything familiar...
April 21, 2021 — Adrienne Beacham

Terry Bedspreads: Heirloom Textiles for a Modern Home

Our most iconic style, Martha Washington's Choice, has been around since 1940.  That was over 80 years ago, and yet this beautifully woven terry design continues to be our best...
February 05, 2021 — Adrienne Beacham

Bates Family Heirlooms: Long-Term Care Tips

Here at Bates, we truly believe in making quality products that can last for generations!  We often receive phone calls, emails, and reviews from people who have owned a Bates...
January 14, 2021 — Adrienne Beacham

5 Favorite USA Made Home Furnishings for Winter 2021

Are you looking to upgrade your bedroom with a few new American made items this winter?  We've compiled a list of some of our favorite made-in-USA home furnishings that you might consider adding...
December 10, 2020 — Adrienne Beacham

Made in Maine Holiday Gift Guide 2020

It's getting to be that time of year again - shopping time!  In our last post, "5 Reasons to Buy American Made for the 2020 Holiday Season" we outlined several...
November 25, 2020 — Adrienne Beacham

5 Reasons to Buy American Made for the 2020 Holiday Season

The 2020 holiday season will certainly look different than other seasons’ past.  Our country has been hit hard by the pandemic, with no American left unaffected in some way.  As...
November 13, 2020 — Adrienne Beacham

Our 5 Favorite Cold Season Styles

Old Man Winter is knocking on our doors!  The crisp, bright days of fall are sadly coming to a close, with the dreary days of November rapidly approaching on the...
November 02, 2020 — Adrienne Beacham

Fun & Cozy Gifts for the Home | 6 Fabulous Made in New England Gift Finds

Brrr, the dark days and chilly nights are here!  Luckily, we have the the holiday lights and festivities to look forward to.  If you're searching for the ideal gift to...
November 21, 2019 — Administrative Account

Something For Everyone | 5 Maine-Made Gifts to Make Your Holidays!

It's nearly that time of year again!  With the days getting chillier and Thanksgiving around the corner, we're starting to feel the holiday spirit.  Sometimes, it can be tough finding...
November 06, 2019 — Administrative Account

3 Tips for Layering Your Bed with Blankets During the Winter

With the winter months quickly approaching, it’s time to add an extra layer of warmth to your bed, and blankets are the obvious choice.  With so many options, though, how...
October 21, 2019 — Administrative Account