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A Quick Fix

November 8, 2017 by Ariana | 0 Comments

Sometimes it just takes a little fix to make a big difference.  Case in point:  after months-long wait, our new entertainment console arrived.  This type of purchase always requires a balance of style and practicality.  While I had initially picked … Continue reading

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Are You Feeling Craftsy?

October 17, 2017 by Melissa | 0 Comments

I recently heard about Craftsy.com and I was intrigued.   It is a site that is dedicated to providing on-line instruction (for a fee) related to a variety of arts and crafts.  As someone who loves a project, Craftsy.com appeared … Continue reading

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Displaying Kids’ Art

October 6, 2017 by Melissa | 0 Comments

Image courtesy of ApartmentTherapy.com With the kids back at school we are faced with a flood of art projects that are being sent home already.  When I was a kid, the routine was pretty simple.  We brought home a piece … Continue reading

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In the Works: Nightstands

April 17, 2017 by Melissa | 0 Comments

During our last trip to the Alameda Flea Market, I was looking for a pair of small nightstands for my daughter’s room.  I got lucky; I found the nightstands pictured above and got the set for $50.  They needed a bit of work – … Continue reading

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Modern Easter Eggs

April 11, 2017 by Melissa | 0 Comments

This year, I tried to decide my hand at modern Easter eggs.  Traditionally, we have been in the PAAS egg-dying camp.  My kids love putting in the color tablets and watching them fizz in a little white vinegar.  But, let’s … Continue reading

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