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Christmas Decor

  We had the perfect snow day yesterday and I spent it decorating the house for Christmas. Winnie spent it cuddled up in "her" chair with a quilt, and Dave ripped out the carpet in the dining room. He also made a homemade pasta and meatball dinner. I was...

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POP UP Shop Tomorrow!

Hey everyone! The POP Up shop is tomorrow Saturday, December 2nd. I've been busy all week getting ready for it and am so excited to have you all join us! This year I will have a bunch of friends joining me. You can read all about these talented friends in the last...

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Philadwellphia Feature

I am so very excited to announce that our home was featured on Philadwellphia, which is a local mid century modern home website. Check out all the gorgeous photos that were shot for the feature. They also have a lot tidbits and info about us and our home. It was built...

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Yard Work

We absolutely love our yard and the many garden areas. But it is definitely hard work to keep it looking nice! I actually really enjoy doing yard work, however, I have been so busy lately that I have been severely neglecting it. This morning we had a couple of free...

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Peonies

Our peonies are blooming right now and they are stunning. I brought a few stems inside and they are brightening up the living room with their beauty. 

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Spring

In my opinion, the best season is spring! Each year it seems to get better and better. After months of cold weather and barren trees, it's so amazing to see everything sprout to life. Here is a little trip around our gardens. [gallery...

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Bathroom Remodel Complete

Our bathroom remodel is complete! We are so happy with how it turned out and had a great experience with the remodeling company that we used, d remodeling. They turned this bathroom around in less than two weeks and it looks spectacular. [gallery...

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Bathroom Update

Here is a sneak peak of the progress in the bathroom. The tile has been installed and the grouting has begun. This is where the tub will go. It's a white freestanding tub and will also function as a shower.  I am absolutely in love with this marble tile, and the...

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Bathroom Remodel

I have some exciting news to share with you. We are remodeling our bathrooms! Maybe it's just me, but I could spend every day's lunch  break walking through tile shops, designing the perfect bathroom in my head. I finally made some decisions on tile and they are...

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Early Fall Flowers

Early Fall Flowers

I decided to squeeze the last of the life out of my outside flowers and bring them inside. A good time to do this is right now, the beginning of fall and before the first frost hits. The weather here has been crazy (over 90 Wednesday), and it's starting to finally...

Green Hex Guest Bathroom

Green Hex Guest Bathroom

The guest bathroom is finished and it looks fantastic! I am so happy with how it turned out! The best part is that the green cement hex tile is even better than I imagined. You may remember I was trying to figure out which way to lay it, and I think the layout I...

Guest Bath Design
Guest Bath Design

Guest Bath Design

The guest bathroom renovation has begun and I can't wait to see it finished! Here are the choices I've made so far. It's all coming together and the only remaining decision is the mirror. The green floor tile is where this design began, as I shared in the last...

Guest Bath Before

Guest Bath Before

Our guest bathroom has been on the list of rooms to update and it just had to move to the top of the list for repair. Since it needed to be repaired (the shower hot water only works with a screwdriver), we decided to redo the whole thing. In pictures it doesn't...

Early Fall Flowers

Early Fall Flowers

I decided to squeeze the last of the life out of my outside flowers and bring them inside. A good time to do this is right now, the beginning of fall and before the first frost hits. The weather here has been crazy (over 90 Wednesday), and it's starting to finally...

Green Hex Guest Bathroom

Green Hex Guest Bathroom

The guest bathroom is finished and it looks fantastic! I am so happy with how it turned out! The best part is that the green cement hex tile is even better than I imagined. You may remember I was trying to figure out which way to lay it, and I think the layout I...

Guest Bath Design

Guest Bath Design

The guest bathroom renovation has begun and I can't wait to see it finished! Here are the choices I've made so far. It's all coming together and the only remaining decision is the mirror. The green floor tile is where this design began, as I shared in the last...

Guest Bath Before

Guest Bath Before

Our guest bathroom has been on the list of rooms to update and it just had to move to the top of the list for repair. Since it needed to be repaired (the shower hot water only works with a screwdriver), we decided to redo the whole thing. In pictures it doesn't...