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Fall 2020 One Room Challenge - Week 1

Fall 2020 One Room Challenge - Week 1

Well friends, I decided to finally take part in the One Room Challenge!  As a first time guest participant I'm new to everything, and on a big lea...
Finding Peace At Home

Finding Peace At Home

Finding peace in today's world has been a challenge for me. I haven't been able to accurately put into words my feelings over the outcome of the Br...
Authentic Fall Decorating

Authentic Fall Decorating

Fall decorating is a big deal. If you're a design enthusiast, like me, you know what I mean. A decade ago I remember buying a brightly colored faux...
Remembering Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Remembering Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Yesterday I had both my mother and daughter call me crying. Three generation of women happy together having lunch, turned to the three of us conso...
Our Budget Kitchen Remodel Part 1

Our Budget Kitchen Remodel Part 1

A good kitchen remodel is one of my favorite design subjects to read about and follow along with.  I think that's why I've hesitated to talk about...
Furnishing Your Home with Thrifted Treasures

Furnishing Your Home with Thrifted Treasures

  Happy Wednesday!  To celebrate the day, and because I think it would be fun, let's play a guessing game.  Take a close look at this photo of our...
Side Table Spruce Up with Paint

Side Table Spruce Up with Paint

  This little side table was in my garage far too long waiting to be brought in and spruced up.  Weeks ago I found it looking both sad and drab at...
Designing Your Home with Objects That Nurture You

Designing Your Home with Objects That Nurture You

Did you all have a great weekend?!  We really enjoyed ours.  I find on weekends I'm especially thankful for our home, and opportunities to surroun...
Yes Or No to Table Tray Home Decor

Yes Or No to Table Tray Home Decor

  On Instagram I showed these two photos of our family room.  I asked for advise on whether I should keep or remove the table tray that holds sea s...
Life Is Like Art

Life Is Like Art

  Bring on life in all it's risky, wild and untrainable forms. Just let me have it, every last bit of it because I'm here and want to participate ...
Is Change Coming?

Is Change Coming?

The last few weeks have held a lot of pain for many people, me and my family included.  The moments in history that will never change, not for the ...
Winter NY NOW 2020

Winter NY NOW 2020

So much has changed over the last few months in business and in life, but I wanted to post about Winter 2020 NY NOW!  Mary and I had an incredible ...