WellesleyWeston Magazine

SUMMER 2016

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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46 it is often said that the kitchen is the heart of the home, a place where family and friends gather not only to eat, but also to con- nect. The same can be said of the 2016 Wellesley Hills Junior Women's Club Wellesley Kitchen and Home Tour. After taking a brief hiatus, the tour came back this year with a renewed focus on making the day an event that celebrates bringing people together. "The Kitchen Tour has always been a popular event," says Marggy Gabriel, co-chair of the event with Ann Jenness. "But we took a step back and realized we had an opportunity to make it even more fabulous. We wanted to create a day that would provide a great opportunity for people to spend time with family and friends." The tour organizers decided that their first step was to focus on making each house an event. "We wanted a party atmosphere," says Gabriel. So at every house the Junior League team brought in local restaurants, caterers, and personal chefs to provide complimentary bites. They invited vendors to create pop-up boutiques selling items like W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | s u m m e r 2 0 1 6 J E N N I F E R B L E C H E R writer Ready, Set, Decorate!

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