Stone Soup


One of our favorite things to make in the colder months is Stone Soup. I’ve always loved Marcia Brown’s book, Stone Soup, & for years have been making real “stone soup”… first with with my little sister when she visited us (she’s 15 years younger than me) and now with my toddler. Kids get such […]

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October 23, 2009

The Appliance Saga Continues…


So, I called the company that I bought the liquid stainless from –they were really nice & even offered to send me my money back— to find out what product we’d need to get the paint off of our stove. (If you didn’t read yesterday’s post & are unsure of what the “appliance saga” is, […]

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October 21, 2009

Stainless Steel Appliance Paint… or How I Ruined My Kitchen


There will be no pretty “after” pictures in this post. I seriously ruined my kitchen today. Wanting stainless steel appliances and loathing my “bisque” fridge and dishwasher, I started researching cheaper options. I got SO excited when I read about the product, a “liquid” stainless steel! (I haven’t listed the brand because I don’t want […]

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October 19, 2009

Front Door Makeover


Here’s our sad little front entry when we bought the house: We’ve been those neighbors that move into a neighborhood and have JUNK out all the time because our house has been undergoing so many renovations: demo stuff from the basement, carpet remnants, yard debris, and just trash… I’ve had paint samples along the side […]

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October 17, 2009

The Beauty of Pesto


I know I mostly write about design-related things, but this is also a place where I collect inspiration about the simple & beautiful things in life. The little things that make us happy… And not very much makes me much happier than good food. One of my favorite things to do in the late Summer […]

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October 16, 2009

Just One Kitchen… A Learning Experience


We can learn so much from dissecting rooms & spaces. It’s one of the things that I love most about blogging: when you have to verbalize something, you end up forming opinions & making insights you may not have if you hadn’t tried to explain it writing to others. I thought I’d share a photo […]

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October 15, 2009

So It’s Been 4 Years…


Dave and I were married 4 years ago today in Georgetown. It POURED rain like you wouldn’t believe – a huge drought ended that weekend- and we had such a blast. (pic below of some of my childhood friends) We got engaged at the ripe old age of 22 (him 23). We must have scared […]

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October 9, 2009

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