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A Pop for the Patio Door

Every night, when we’re tucking Greta into bed, she usually asks what we are going to do fun the next day.  (The girl keeps me on my toes!) A couple nights ago, I wasn’t sure. “Um, what do you want

It’s interesting moving into a new house and trying to make your not-so-old (actually pretty new!) furniture work.  Our living room has 99 problems and the coffee table was definitely one. One that we felt like we could address before

A few weeks ago, our DIYed wainscoting (or paneling–whichever!) was featured on Apartment Therapy and one of the commenters mentioned that maybe the grid of pictures competes with the wainscoting wall too much and that it might just be too

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FAN-tastic!

I have known two people in my life that used the word “fantastic” really frequently and with a lot of enthusiasm and now, when I say, “fantastic”–it’s more like, “faaannnntassstic!!!!!!” in their voices which is funny to me, but now

What can I say, yesterday was like Christmas.  Our countertops arrived–more on that tomorrow, exclamation point–and our new couch arrived.  Our “old” one, the Klippan from Ikea, we have had for about two years.  Ikea discontinued this longer model and