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Cookie Decorating at La Cuisine

You will never hear my name paired with “crafty” in the same sentence.  In fact, my husband has said that his saddest memory of me was walking into an evening baby shower event and seeing me gamely trying to use a stamp to create a memorable onesie for my friend’s soon to be born twin girls.   819 more words

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Classic/Fresh Vintage Cane Barrel Chairs

Some designs never go out of style.  These cane barrel chairs from the 60’s are just as fashionable today as they were over 50 years ago. 158 more words

Nicole Scott-howe

Caphe Banh Mi: A Treasure in Old Town Alexandria

Do you live in the D.C. metro area and like Asian food or are looking to try some new cuisine? Feast your eyes on Caphe Banh Mi… 278 more words

Restaurant Reviews

Modern/Glam Buffet & Mirror

One of the many things I love about my job is the ability to create “one of a kind” pieces.

For this project, I decided to combine design styles from different decades. 194 more words

Nicole Scott-howe

Christmas in Alexandria, VA: The Scottish Christmas Walk

The day before leaving to head to Richmond, and later Texas, the city of Alexandria in north Virginia was hosting its annual Scottish Christmas Walk. Dozens of Scottish clansmen paraded the streets of Old Town Alexandria, some with their bagpipes. 7 more words


Hiking the holidays

Actually, this post is about hiking over the entire month of December, to date! But given that merchants, the media, and accompanying decor shift into Christmas holiday mode the very second after the Thanksgiving feast is served, I figure I’m on solid ground. 373 more words