Shanghai Peacock

We have a new addition to the upholstered kitchen bench I made last spring (see its stages here, here, and here)...this little rectangular pillow covered in Schumacher's gorgeous Shanghai Peacock ...

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Barn Star

We received this dark-red metal star several years ago now as a Christmas gift from my mother-in-law.  It definitely has a country vibe but, I think, in a very cool way that's not ...

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Christmas List for Kiddies

Both my daughters' birthdays are in December so mash that together with Christmas gifts and I'm feeling a bit gift-buying overstimulated about now.Yesterday I shared some of my Christmas gift wishes ...

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Christmas Wish List

Today, I thought I'd share a little roundup of some things I'm hoping to find under the Christmas tree this year.  After the hype surrounding Black Friday and Cyber Monday it feels as though we ...

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Whole Grain Cornbread

We arrived back home yesterday afternoon after a great Thanksgiving visit with my in-laws.  I hadn't expected to take most of last week off from blogging but was met with a lack of internet access ...

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