Christmas at Our House

I took this pic last weekend (above) during the beautiful little snowstorm we had. (It was the perfect time to remove the pumpkins!- ha how terrible am I?!) I made poor Ashby sit in front of the doors for pictures. (She’s a wimp & really isn’t that into the snow unless she’s wearing her winter […]

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December 16, 2009

Before & After: Our Entryway

Ours was one of the worst entryways I’d ever seen. (below) The sickly light from the too-small 70s fixture cast an off-yellow glow on everything. I tried to keep it off so as not to scare guests away but I’m not sure a really dark entry helped either. The walls went up & up and […]

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December 10, 2009

Our Dining Room: All "Done!"

(Above, some nuts in a vintage jello mold.) Well, since Jonie showed the evolution of our dining room in her recent post, I thought I would share our finally “done” dining room with you! As you might remember, here’s what it looked like when we first moved in: And here it is now: I finally […]

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December 5, 2009

Thank you!!! Virtual Baby Shower!!

Yesterday morning I woke up to an email in my inbox from my friend Michele of My Notting Hill informing me that she’d hosted a “virtual baby shower!” She gathered a group of special blogger friends (I have more who weren’t able to attend of course! 😉 and they all picked out “virtual gifts” for […]

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December 4, 2009

Wallpaper Stencil LOVE

Well my sweet husband finished the LR wallpaper stenciling this weekend!! The stencil was roughly 17 x 20 inches & it took 3 days of painting. (RL stencil from here )         He says the worst part about it was having to wash out the stencil between every few applications of the […]

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November 24, 2009

Thanksgiving Table

I wanted to share with you a Thanksgiving Table centerpiece & Post I did last year at my mom’s house. (11/25/08!) I’d just started blogging and I had so much fun setting a pretend table.. How odd it seemed at the time but now it seems totally normal!! Just ignore the lack of silverware & […]

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November 20, 2009



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