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another kitchen perspective.

Here it is in black and white. The kitchen is just taking a little jaunt to the right of the house—here’s the layout of the back wall. The sink finds it’s new home under my previous dining room window. The kind of sink? Oh, just a basic white cast iron apron farmhouse style. Ok. Yea…it [...]
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what a trip.

A year ago we had the pleasure of housing Nana and Papa for bit. They are so great and the good news? Yes, they’re back! Our short-term live-ins are paying us a little visit—Papa with his gumption and Nana with her grace. Right off the bat dad asks if there’s an IKEA in my local [...]
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storage room * secrets.

I heard a bird chirp and saw some melting snow and puddles forming. Ahh…. to the storage room I go!! But really??? And no loveliness of spring down here! I have been here before—this view. Yea, I’ve gone so far as to take a peek – maybe shoving things around a little. Shuffle shuffle. The [...]
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happy february!

Thanks Julie for your adorable take on the month of February. It’s the kind of calendar you’ll want to gaze at, letting your eye’s sink in while sipping English tea from your grandmothers china set. As you sip you dream of using phrases like: “If the weather is agreeable we shall take a stroll through [...]
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last minute!

Ahhh….. Left feeling a pound lighter and ready to spread this warmth around. Here’s to self care. Make those appointments friends…one and all. —
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week two: homemade

What gift to give this group of women…??? It needs to be special. Very. These women hold so much on other’s behalf. A symbol of some kind…? What could that be…? The string of ideas from one to another lead Jen and I to getting out a pile of extra upholstery fabric. We get a [...]
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crying over spilt milk…

…and not just any milk. Special steamed milk from 4bucks, with two pumps of mocha and two shots of espresso. Dang. And I was really moving one foot in front of the other on this rainy Monday. I went from putting clothes away in my bedroom, bathing Mr. C, cleaning the bathroom while he bathed [...]
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off to work!

Up at at ‘em. A rare experience. As in the first and likely last of this year. I wake up and leave the house—to work. Mr. K stays home—well, trying to still work. I think I needed this. I work. Yea. You work. We all work – and lots of us even work from home [...]
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