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A keeping room is an area just off the kitchen of a home.
These rooms date back to Colonial times when families would sleep in the keeping room during cold times because the heat from the kitchen stove would keep the room warmer than the rest of the house.

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The Keeping Room is a 2014 American action thriller film directed by Daniel Barber and written by Julia Hart. The film stars Brit Marling, Hailee Steinfeld, Muna ...

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Aug 31, 2011 ... Recently a friend gave me a tour of her new custom-built home. "And here's the keeping room," she said, gesturing to a cozy, window-filled ...

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Feb 8, 2017 ... One of North America's oldest rooms is making a big comeback: the keeping room. The what room? In short, it's a space adjacent to a home's ...

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Oct 11, 2011 ... The latest must-have room in your large or even not so large home is the “ Keeping Room”. The name for these rooms originated in colonial ...

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Mar 9, 2016 ... A hearth room? A gathering room? – Are they one in the same, three different rooms in the house? What are you keeping? What is a hearth?

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Define keeping room: a common room (as in a colonial house) usually used for multiple purposes.

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A keeping room is an area just off the kitchen of a home. Keeping rooms date back to Colonial times when families would sleep in that area when the rest of the  ...

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At this moment the other entered the keeping room, and the squatter heard the sound of the footsteps behind him. The Trapper's Daughter Gustave Aimard.

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Mar 12, 2013 ... Although the keeping room was popular in colonial times, it was only recently that modern families began to re-incorporate them into their ...