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My Fireplace Was Bugging Me.

First of all, just want to remind you to sign up for my email updates… over there, to the right… Anyway, I woke up this morning and for some reason, my fireplace was irritating me.   So I gave it…

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Grandma Hluchy’s Great Rice

I think I am subscribed to some 75 different blogs and shopping websites.  Every morning, I wake up and shuffle through my emails to see if anything interesting catches my eye.  Today, I see in the subject line “Grandma Hluchy’s…

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Ugly Valance No More!

I really wanted to update the window treatments in my kitchen, but for fairly cheap.  I’d love some roman blinds, but I know that I’ll be bored of them quick.  And, even if I’m not, when I reno my kitchen…

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DIY Kitchen Banquette

The BEFORE… The AFTER… My original plan with this banquette was to just make covers for the pink cushions.  BUT, when I took them off to give them a good clean, I literally had to peeeeel them off.  BARF.  The…

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A few updates in the Kicthen

So, it’s been about 4 weeks and I am finally settled in the new house.  I LOVE this house and I LOVE the area.  Unfortunately, the house needs quite a bit of TLC.  I wake up every morning thinking ‘I…

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It’s been a while.

I know I haven’t written in a while, but I haven’t been so motivated these days.  The move was tough.  I was devastated to leave the country life, and when I got into this place, it was nasty.  The previous…

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Meh.

 Not feeling too ‘home-decor-like’ tonight.  I’m moving in just a week and a half and I’m having a tough time holding it together.  I’ve met some great people out here, and I’ve started a great life for myself and the…

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Bedroom Pendant Lights

When building my Waterford house, I learned quite a bit about light fixtures.  I had to buy one for each and every room of the house.  I spent hours upon hours searching for just the right fixture for each room. …

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