Meadow Lane Blog

The Long and Winding Road

The Long and Winding Road

Yes, we’re talking about Route 27, the two-lane artery that connects all of the Hamptons. Off season, it’s a lovely drive through some of the most beautiful towns in America. In season, it can take forever to go just a few miles. Traffic is not getting any better, and...

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Hiring Domestic Help? Stay Engaged!

Hiring Domestic Help? Stay Engaged!

So, you have decided to hire domestic help, and you have secured a staffing agency to lead a search. Great! Next, you spoke with the recruiter, described your needs, and agreed on a job description. Wonderful! Now that you’ve taken those steps, you have turned your...

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Early Bird Specials

Early Bird Specials

Have you had a lovely holiday? Caught up with family and friends? Taken some deep breaths and relaxed around the fire? Great! Time to roll up your sleeves and get busy planning your summer! Hamptons realtors predict an uptick in home buying and a robust rental season....

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For December…Try a Little Hygge

For December…Try a Little Hygge

The Southampton Holiday Parade was more dazzling than ever this year, with its dancing angels and glittering fire trucks. But even Santa might secretly wish sometimes for a bit of quiet at the holidays. Most living things naturally slow down during the winter,...

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Managing Staff Duties Over the Holidays

Managing Staff Duties Over the Holidays

It’s here! Daylight Savings has arrived, which means we are a hop, skip and jump to the holidays. Time to deal with the annual puzzle of seasonal staff scheduling, It’s a given that many people in private service will likely be called upon to work during certain...

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THE ROOTS

THE ROOTS

As a blaze of autumn colors transforms Southampton, my thoughts turn to trees.  Their grace, their resilience, their magic.  But what strikes me most deeply is their interconnectedness.  Did you know that what we see aboveground is matched and often exceeded...

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Tumbleweed Tuesday

Tumbleweed Tuesday

Every year in Southampton we would sense it coming...we felt a shift in the energy...and we woke up to Tumbleweed Tuesday. The day after Labor Day marked the traditional end of the summer season. A mass exodus of "Summer People" would have funneled west onto Rt 27,...

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Galas, Galas, Everywhere! 

Galas, Galas, Everywhere! 

Galas, Galas, Everywhere!  It’s the Hamptons.  It’s mid-season.   That’s a lotta galas! By midsummer, we’ve all been inundated with pictures of glamorous venues and stylish revelers.  But look closely and you’ll realize that collectively these events generate millions...

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