Category Archives: decorating

Another peek…


Hi, there! Here is the monthly (or so it seems) edition of my blog.  Think I’m a slug? Well, here is one of two things you should know about me: If I don’t have anything to say, nothing gets pubished.  … Continue reading

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Back on Track!


Life is returning to something approaching normal, now that my Dad is home, and on the mend. His strength is returning, he spends more time sitting in a chair than lying in bed, and his appetite is good.  In fact, … Continue reading

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When Less is (Definitely!) More


I really do try to adhere to the “less is more” school of thought when it comes to decorating.   The most difficult part of getting a project right is knowing when to stop. Overdo, and “great” can turn “garish and gaudy” in the blink of … Continue reading

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Tray Chic!


Betcha think I’ve been lolling around on a chaise, popping bon-bons in my mouth!  Not a chance.  I have been very busy, but by the lack of blog posts, you would never know it. Now that the rain has stopped … Continue reading

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A Room Without a View..


I have always loved decorating “powder rooms”.   Against almost everybody’s better judgement, I like to do something WOW in small spaces.  In a previous house, I used red wallpaper that sported vintage bunches of posies; it was beautiful.  Most of … Continue reading

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Hello, Again!


Finally! I can take a breather and compose a new post.   Yep, there’s been a lot of “doing” around here, with the brain firmly parked in neutral, so as not to overthink any of the design decisions that have already … Continue reading

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Deer Me!


Greg and I will be married for 27 years on Friday, February 13th.  As I mentioned in my Thanksgiving blog, it seems like just a few short years ago that we exchanged our vows, but the calendar says otherwise.  At … Continue reading

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Getting it Done on a Shoestring!


Silence for over several weeks.  Must be thinking…”what’s with this woman? Either she posts daily, or she goes silent for days”!  Well, my excuse is that for a change, I’ve been doing more than I’ve been thinking.  In fact, yesterday, … Continue reading

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Enough With the Water, Already!!! (Part 2)


January 8, 2015 We woke up this morning to 7 degree temps (wind chill was -2 degrees)!  And…(drumroll, please!) the downstairs pipes froze AGAIN!  Despite Harold’s reworking the pipe layout under the kitchen sink last year, and in spite of … Continue reading

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Enough With the Water, Already!!!


January 7, 2015 For those of you faithful readers of this blog from its infancy, you will remember all of the plumbing problems we had when we moved into the mountain house. They were so bad that I dubbed this … Continue reading

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