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Kitchen Layout

Now that the dust has finally started to settle a bit, I thought I’d share an update on the kitchen portion of our home renovation. As a reminder, here’s what our kitchen used to look like: 380 more words

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The goose with the golden planter...

The spray-paint fairy has struck again! And this time she waved her magical spray-paint wand over a goose that lays golden-hued planters.

My inspiration was this flower pot that I spray-painted gold a couple years ago… 79 more words

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We all love lists, so here are 10 good reasons to buy a home. This is the first in a series that will serve as a guide to the home buying process – stay tuned. 333 more words

Orblue Pastry Scraper

Pastry scrapers are great for all sorts of things.  Here’s how the Orblue describes what you can do with it:

Scrape and chop bread or pizza dough with the stainless steel pastry cutter.  168 more words

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Last weekend’s grueling trip south took a lot out of us, so I have not taken on any huge projects this week…like painting rooms. Instead, I’ve limited myself to unpacking a box or two or three a day in addition to regular chores like dishes, and laundry, and walking to get the mail. 1,318 more words


Common Milkweed Abloom, Here, There, and Everywhere!

A patch of Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) in bloom has a wonderfully sweet honey-hay scent. Look for it growing along the sand dunes, roadside edges, fields, meadows, and where ever there is a neglected patch.  106 more words

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Furniture in Las Vegas Nevada

if you are in Las Vegas Nevada, and feel frustrated finding the right furniture, you probably haven’t been to Designs By Simmons on 1250 S Rainbow Blvd. 148 more words