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Home Again….

Home Again….

Well, after 6 weeks away…..we decided to come home over the weekend.  If you have been following my blog since the beginning you may remember that my mom has been battling cancer since 2008.  She has dealt with it spreading to the lungs and then the brain back in 2010…..she


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Why do we decorate?????

Why do we decorate?????

Yesterday afternoon I was tired.  Maddie was too after a big morning of her first ever “ballet” class.  Finally, around 5pm I decided to wake her from her long afternoon nap, lest she decide not to go to bed at a reasonable hour! In any case, it was raining outside


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Living Room….

Living Room….

I’ve already let you know that all decorating in our home has ceased due to our impending move.  In fact, our house lists the Thursday after Labor Day (need a new home in Northern Virginia anyone?).  My living room really never got too far off the ground.  I managed to


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Dining Room Progress……

Dining Room Progress……

Thought I would share a quick photo of the progress on my dining room.  I absolutely love the rug and chandelier.  I promise to share more photos when the room is properly accessorized, etc.  But, for now I am happy. Happy St. Patrick’s Day.  Be safe!


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Niermann Weeks Sample Sale: Balustrade Lamps

Niermann Weeks Sample Sale: Balustrade Lamps

Back in November I attended the annual Niermann Weeks Sample sale in the lobby of their factory in Millersville, Maryland.  Here is a picture of the lobby hours before the sale (image from Eleanor McKay’s Blog). There was so much great stuff to look at.  Particularly, I fell in love


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My Canvas

My Canvas

As I mentioned in my first blog post, we moved from an urban townhouse to a single family home in the ‘burbs just under two years ago. I thought I would give you a little feel for what I am dealing with here to give you context as I start


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