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Carlton Landing Hosted the Muskogee County Master Gardeners

  • Posted by Carlton Landing
  • On October 9, 2018
Our resident Master Gardner, Joe Carrick, hosted the Muskogee County Master Gardeners on October 4th, 2018. They spent the day touring our community garden, residents’ properties and cooled off with iced tea at The Meeting House. We’re grateful for the gifts these gardeners share with us all.
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Thoughts from the Porch – Post #2

  • Posted by Carlton Landing
  • On May 23, 2018
It’s been a busy 4 weeks since my last post. Today’s post has 2 major sections. First, I’ll start with a debriefing following the annual meeting of the Carlton Landing Association. Also, I’ll give a recap of the 26th Congress of New Urbanism which just wrapped up in Savannah, Georgia.
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Thoughts from the Porch – Post #1

  • Posted by Carlton Landing
  • On April 25, 2018
Hey Neighbors! And how is everyone? I wanted to draft this inaugural post of “Thoughts from the Porch” because I feel there’s a real need for more communication and better communication amongst all of the owners in Carlton Landing.
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Southern Living Dream Home Now Available

  • Posted by Carlton Landing
  • On April 24, 2018
We love thumbing through the pages of Southern Living Magazine. We find inspiration in their homes, interior design and simplistic living. Traditional Craft Homes has a wonderful opportunity to make a Southern Living dream home a reality at Carlton Landing. Introducing the Four Gables home - a Southern Living plan with beautiful lake views, situated near Greenway Park and community's future second pool.
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Antipasto Salad

  • Posted by Carlton Landing
  • On April 24, 2018
Mama Tigs Wood Fired Pizza Owner, Janette Davis shared their famous Antipasto Salad with us.
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Trend: High Contrast Design

  • Posted by Rachel Shingleton
  • On March 1, 2018
If the current obsession in the design world with all things white and bright, it’s only a matter of time before the pendulum swings the other way — and it’s all about achieving the highest contrast with black. Nothing pairs as beautifully with white as its dark counterpoint, and it can be used in dramatic...Read More→
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Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Blueberry Sauce

  • Posted by Carlton Landing
  • On February 13, 2018
These light and fluffy lemon ricotta pancakes with sweet blueberry sauce are a breakfast favorite. To Make the Blueberry Sauce 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries 2-3 tablespoons granulated sugar 2 tablespoons water To Make the Pancakes 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons granulated...Read More→
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Winter whites

  • Posted by Rachel Shingleton
  • On February 6, 2018
We’re deep into winter, but spring is on the horizon. I’ve been busy photographing a few things around Carlton Landing for the past few months, and I’m seeing a consistent thread of white paint sticking around as a strong trend. It’s not just reserved for interiors, however – it’s taking over the exteriors by storm...Read More→
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Skillet Baked Apple Crisp

  • Posted by Carlton Landing
  • On January 16, 2018
Special equipment: an 8-inch cast-iron skillet Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. For the crumb topping: In a medium bowl, mix the flour, brown sugar, granulated sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt using a fork or pastry cutter. Cut the butter into small pieces and gradually add it to the flour mixture until evenly mixed....Read More→
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Cozy up around these fireplaces

  • Posted by Rachel Shingleton
  • On December 18, 2017
Tis the season for curling up in front of the fireplace with something warm to drink and maybe also a good book. Whether you’re a minimalist, modernist, traditionalist or whatever else have you, there’s a fireplace in this roundup for you.  Beyond the pure function of a fireplace, they’re also a great focal point to...Read More→
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Time to decorate for Christmas!

  • Posted by Rachel Shingleton
  • On December 1, 2017
With the upcoming Carlton Landing holiday home tour, I thought it might be fun to ramp up the decor inspiration a bit as we head towards Christmas. I LOVE Christmas and all the preparation, anticipation, and decoration. There’s something so happy about beautiful trees decked out with ornaments and houses outlined with lights.   This...Read More→
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Color Trends: what goes around comes around

  • Posted by Rachel Shingleton
  • On November 7, 2017
I love watching how color trends evolve, and like most, everything that’s old is new again. And the same can be said for paint. Here’s a roundup of a few shades that are making a major resurgence. Have you tried them? HUNTER GREEN Hunter green was hugely popular in the 90s (I may or may...Read More→
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19 Fall activities in and around Carlton Landing

  • Posted by Rachel Shingleton
  • On October 16, 2017
Fall is perhaps my most favorite season in Carlton Landing, and maybe it’s because it was the first time we ever came to visit. The mornings had the perfect amount of fall chill in the air and the afternoons were sunny and bright. I get asked all the time about what there is to do...Read More→
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Elements of Modern Farmhouse Fall Decorating

  • Posted by Rachel Shingleton
  • On October 4, 2017
Fall wins the prize for my most favorite season. Bring on all the pumpkin bread, pumpkin spice, pumpkin lattes, pumpkin cheesecake… It’s the perfect time of year to wrap up in a cozy blanket in front of a fireplace with a good book and something warm to drink. Modern farmhouse decor has made the rounds...Read More→
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Roundup! 20 barn doors for every style of home

  • Posted by Rachel Shingleton
  • On September 18, 2017
Barn doors have been one of the biggest trends to emerge from the modern farmhouse style that’s so big right now (and not fading away anytime soon if the excitement over Chip & Joanna’s new line for Target has shown). But the thing about barn doors is that they’re the perfect mix of form and...Read More→
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15 ways to prep for the fall season

  • Posted by Rachel Shingleton
  • On September 2, 2017
It’s Labor Day weekend, and fall is almost within reach. We’ve just wrapped another beautiful summer on Lake Eufaula, and while I’m sad to see the season come to a close, I’m excited about what’s to come. Fall is maybe my favorite season in Carlton Landing; it was the first time we ever visited, and...Read More→
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A little Carlton Landing real estate stalking

  • Posted by Rachel Shingleton
  • On August 19, 2017
With a realtor for a husband and a serious case of interior design obsession,  I am well versed in the ways of real estate stalking, or as I prefer to call it, real estalking. My theory is that this is due in part to a childhood spent attending open houses on Sunday afternoons with my...Read More→
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