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feeling groovy: ikea brings back a limited edition, retro series

We got a press announcement yesterday that stopped us in our tracks. Ikea is …

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holiday themed pillows: must have or too much?

The holiday themed catalogs have been steadily landing in our mailbox the past few …

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painting gourds: colorful, metallic or creepy?

As tempting as it may be, we don’t put up any Halloween decorations before …

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real life test kitchen: homemade gummy candies

The other night we were at a friend’s house for dinner, and the two-six …

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real life test kitchen: jamie oliver’s apple pie recipe that never fails

This is an update to one of our favorite posts! Apple pie is one …

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grilledwholechicken

real life test kitchen: how to grill “roast” chicken

During the winter, grilled chicken is a staple Sunday night dinner. It makes your …

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holiday gifts 2014: elevate the everyday with porcelain paper plates

There’s something so charming about ceramic and porcelain pieces that mimic the look of …

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etsy find: this showercurtain makes every day a day at the beach!

I’ve yet to feel the sand between the toes (thanks to a little renovation …

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rolling with laughter: customized pins add flair to baking

Isn’t it a wonderful world when a young Polish designer who lives outside of …

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cottage renovation: choosing a paint color

As fall’s rainy months kick in, we are in a race to finish the …

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portable hot tubs: genius or cheesy?

This summer during our annual pilgrimage up north to Mt. Desert Island in Maine, …

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cottage renovation: taking down the walls and ceiling

When we last left off on our Cottage Renovation saga, we were filling you …

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porcelainplate

holiday gifts 2014: elevate the everyday with porcelain paper plates

There’s something so charming about ceramic and porcelain pieces that mimic the look of …

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merrypillows

holiday themed pillows: must have or too much?

The holiday themed catalogs have been steadily landing in our mailbox the past few …

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meyerwreath

holiday door bling from jeweler jennifer meyer

When it comes to everyday jewelry, there is no one who creates more delicate …

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