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Our 2016 Holiday Home Tour

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How much decorating do you do for the holidays? This will be our forth Christmas in our house and every year I add a few more decorations. This year things are looking pretty festive over here so I thought I’d put together a little holiday home tour!   We don’t have a fireplace so our […] Read more…

My One Room Challenge Bathroom Makeover

One Room Challenge Main Bathroom Makeover

It’s One Room Challenge time again and this fall I’m doing a bathroom makeover! This is the main bathroom on our second floor and is primarily used by Chris and I when we’re working in our shared office and by our overnight guests.     It’s a large, bright bathroom but it’s very white and builder-basic-boring.     It also […] Read more…

Mum’s Quick Weekend Office

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Greetings from Florida! While mum and I are adventuring in the sunshine state I thought I’d share a quick DIY we did before we left on our travels. Mum decided to move her office from the second floor down to the basement so it would be closer to her bedroom & sitting area. We put together […] Read more…

Affordable Patio Sets

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So I’m walking through Home Depot and I come across this gorgeous patio set: And I get thinking…a new deck deserves new furniture right? well maybe…if it’s a good deal…but you know what? It’s $2500. Whaa? Gorgeous, but totally not in my budget for patio furniture. While I would really like a new set that […] Read more…

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