Monthly Archives: December 2009

Shreveport Lovelies

While in Shreveport last week, I soaked in some design lovelies at my brother and sister-in-law’s house.  First, I could probably do an entire post about the wallpaper that adorns nearly every wall in their house.  (Please note that before … Continue reading

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The Ugly Aftermath

Nearly two weeks of non-stop travel and this is what the house looks like.  I can’t believe I am posting these…and more importantly, I can’t believe I actually USED valuable time to 1). stop and take a photo of this and … Continue reading

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Christmas Ponderings

It’s December 28 and I am finally calming down a bit.  The cross-country travel is done, the presents are scattered to and fro, and 99.9% of the cookies are in my belly.    It was a whirlwind holiday season this year … Continue reading

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How many licks does it take to love me a pendant?

I found this blog when I was searching for information on Anne Turner Carroll, a former editor of the now defunct Cottage Living Magazine and is now at Southern Living (I wish ATC had a blog…).   Anyway, Urban Grace Interiors  is … Continue reading

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Oh Sew Bad…

Ok, I need honesty here.  I made the following for a friend of mine for Christmas (the friend shall remain nameless as to not ruin the surprise…although,  wait…I may be the only person reading this blog…). Anyhoo, she (obviously) has an … Continue reading

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Luminaria 101

I am a dichotomy.   I should have been a Gemini.  There are always two sides of my personality.  One, I love a bargain.  LOOOOOVE a bargain.  And I can be cheap.  Two, there are certain things you should NEVER go … Continue reading

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Cookie Exchange 2009 — a success!

For the third year (but not in a row), the W/T Cookie Exchange went off without a hitch.  No wait, that is not true… the candles in the luminarias that I my hubby crafted out of tin cans blew out….they looked good … Continue reading

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