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Dining Room Update

The dining room in 2005.. how do you like that space ship style ceiling fan? Today… the room has a much fresher look.  The window coverings have been replaced with wooden blinds, the tan walls are now painted Sherwin Williams’ … Continue reading

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A Blog About Our Barn

This post is dedicated to my old barn, and I mean “old”.   Unfortunately, I don’t know exactly how old, but I think my barn was built around 1905.   As you can see from the picture below, it wasn’t built like … Continue reading

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Matching Appliances

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Yesterday my KitchenAid refrigerator was delivered and I LOVE IT!!   I went from a 22 cu ft white side-by-side to a 25 cu. ft. black french door, but I almost had to return it.  It was a tight squeeze, trimboards … Continue reading

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Mums the word!

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Let me begin this post by telling you that I do NOT have a green thumb!  Every Fall I attempt to plant tulip and daffodil bulbs and every Spring… nothing.  So this Spring after a warm, and mild Winter I was … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Paint Project – A chain reaction to my kitchen project.

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Ever notice how household projects can take on a chain-reaction? Well after painting my kitchen cabinets I realized that my barstools also needed to be painted, and while shopping for primer, I decided to paint my ugly green resin adirondack … Continue reading

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My White Kitchen… finally, well “almost completed”

Twenty years ago, I started a scrapbook full of magazine clippings of beautiful white kitchens.  You see, at that time my husband and I were looking at building a house, but then we decided to buy his parent’s farmhouse.  We are … Continue reading

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