A Kitchen Table

Well, since it’s Thursday & we’re finished with our kitchen & I received a special gift in the mail, I thought I’d join Tablescape Thursday on Between Naps on the Porch! This table setting was all about simplicity. No tablecloth, white linen napkins and an easy combination of our daily Pottery Barn dishes paired with […]

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November 5, 2009

My 70s Split Redo Part III: The Kitchen

(Click for Part I: The Living Room/ Dining Room , Part II: The Family Room) warning: I use the word “love” a lot in this post because I’m just so happy with the space. Well, I finally took some photos of our finished kitchen. You’ve probably seen lots of of midstage pics, but I have […]

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November 3, 2009

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



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