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Front Porch Decor

The front porch is finished. It is a marvel of DIY genius. It makes 98 look like a spring chicken again. It is everything I knew a front porch could be. It shades us all year long and welcomes awe-struck … Continue reading






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Ask Me What Time It Is

Go ahead, ask! I didn’t realize it until last night just how many clocks I have around my house. Every room has at least one. The kitchen? Let’s see… stove clock, microwave clock, miniature coffee maker clock, the Bose radio … Continue reading






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Shabby Chic

Shabby Chic I am very glad someone coined the term Shabby Chic. Now I don’t feel “out of style” with my worn out furniture and cracked mirrors. Threadbare rugs and bedspreads with holes in them no longer offend me because … Continue reading






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