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September 15th felt like the perfect day to put cascading pumpkins on the front porch. I was warned by many that pumpkins won’t last long on your doorstep in North Carolina. It’s a stark contrast to them lasting MONTHS in Idaho, probably because it’s like a refrigerator on your porch. So, well, those are all faux and […]

My head is spinning with every paint color I want to sample on the walls and I’m just dying to buy something special for a room in this house. You know, a piece that fits perfectly. That’s for this house. But I’m learning you can’t really do much until you’re organized. This week I tried to focus […]

I still haven’t sent our Christmas cards out–partly, okay mostly, because they haven’t arrived yet–and half of our house is currently covered in plastic because the painters showed up YESTERDAY to paint the entry and Faye’s room and the hallway and Polly’s room and our ceilings, finally. We’re still short a shower door and even […]

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