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Buying shelving for our dining room on Design Within Reach.

The DWR Vortex

It’s a special kind of night when you sit down to catch up on your …

October 21, 2014 in Dining Room
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Old house inspection.

Back Up

I volunteered to back up my mom’s digital camera a few weeks ago; the Kodak …

October 16, 2014 in Buying and Renting and Selling
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Our huge, vintage chalkboard.

Finding That Big Vintage Chalkboard

Unlike previous years where I hoarded up all of the cheap candles and rehab-able decor that I …

October 01, 2014 in Being Thrifty, Decor
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How I made a modern, DIY Dog House.

A Modern Dog House, And More

I’m in the process of wrapping up a few Halloween-themed projects for DIY Network’s blog (and …

September 19, 2014 in DIY, DIY Network Projects, Dog-Related
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Dip dye fail #tbt.

#TBT: A Project Failure

Pete and I have been setting up a major family file backup system over the …

September 18, 2014 in DIY
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Engineered flooring samples at Pioneer Millworks.

Time To Tour The Ultimate Wood Factory

The roundabout way in which I learned of and got myself invited to tour Pioneer Millworks …

September 17, 2014 in Business-y, Flooring, Merry Travels
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48" metal fence enclosure in our garden.

Merry Garden, 2014

I never anticipated how hard it would be to garden and landscape in our yard; when …

September 11, 2014 in Backyard, Gardening
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St. Monci Training Mission, Rochester, NY

Art Attack #2

A growing, permanent art collection is something that I’ve been aspiring to acquire over the …

September 09, 2014 in Art Attack
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West Elm's Tillary Sectional Sofa in our house. A real review. Check it out.

Honestly, This Is Tillary

After living with the West Elm Tillary sectional for about 10 months and receiving countless emails …

August 14, 2014 in Decor, Living Room
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Rug pad from RugPadUSA.com

Baby’s First Area Rug

The rug pad shown in this post was provided to me by RugPadUSA.com in exchange for a …

August 13, 2014 in Flooring, Living Room, Supporting Sponsors
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