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Dear Double R

My wife and I have decided to turn our little guest house into a b&b. She wants some kind of frenchy decor, and I want something easy to clean, like a state park bathroom/toilet bunk bed…..you know, so I can … Continue reading






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What’s That Smell?

My garden. I love it! I have a great little fall garden that I planted back in September. It has onions, Brussels sprouts and cauliflower plants going strong. Other than chasing its plastic sheeting “frost cover” all over the yard … Continue reading






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Shower Decor

What to do with that shower? Do we want a new curtain with flowers on it? Do we want to go Pre-Modern Minimalist and have the clear glass doors on hinges? How about the frosted glass sliders with the track … Continue reading






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Another Blinding Flash!

You could use your cute curlique wire photo holder to hold photos of family and friends: Or you could use them like any cheap skate reuser! of plastic ziplock bags would (after washing and rinsing of course): I haven’t bought … Continue reading






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Minimalism Defined

Minimalism: It’s when you get a new room, all perfect and simple. You decorate it with the perfectly upholstered chair and one vase in the window with a single daisy in it. It’s great, it’s beautiful. No gee gaws or … Continue reading






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