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we’ve got the baby room decorated, clothes washed and hung, car seat ready by the door (ok, in the closet by the door), newborn diapers in the cupboard. you may think i’m crazy, but i’ve changed the decor / blankets on our baby room for each child.  in my defense, this is our fourth house and fifth child, but […]

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When we finished our basement, the beanbag chairs that had been in the office migrated down to the movie area, leaving me with no where to sit during school. (insert sad face) After spending way too much time looking around, measuring, stepping off, printing off pictures, changing my mind…… I realized that the style of chairs […]

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The beginning of the year, Clint and I decided to “roughly” finish our basement, which at the time was wired with the bare essentials and had only studs on the walls. We quickly discovered that his idea of roughly finished and my idea(s) were completely different. We both wanted a space that felt clean, a little (actually a lot) […]

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just a few little things that make me smile after seeing these paper bags in numerous design blogs, i was excited to finally get my hands on a few.  and the plant (iron plant) from Walmart promises to be quite fool proof – water only ever other week; just my speed!   my supper talented hubby made […]

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It’s no secret that I love the texture of natural things….wood, wool, silk and especially linen,  so I was super excited when Tricia, from Rough Linen, sent a package with some of their items for me to try. Our current bath towels had been a bit of a headache.  I’d bought nice ( read expensive ) […]

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