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Dispatches From The Polar Vortex…And Some Cellar Progress!

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I think that by now, we all know that it’s cold this winter. Boston has had 15 more inches of snow than the average, the temperatures have been in the single digits or… Continue reading

DIY: Cabinet Makeover

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So I’m trying to stick to my project list from last week and this one is a great example of #5.  This cabinet has been sitting in the cellar half finished for weeks… Continue reading

5 Projects For The New Year

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Wow. This year feels like it’s taking forever to get started. Between going to Disney on Christmas, coming down with the cold everyone else seems to have once we got back, and getting… Continue reading

Merry Christmas!

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I hope all of you are enjoying the holiday season. I, for one, am breathing a sigh of relief. Is it just me or was December a complete whirlwind? Wasn’t Thanksgiving like, yesterday?… Continue reading

Holiday Bling On The Cheap

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Oh hey. Christmas is next week. That just feels like pure nonsense to me since I’m totally unprepared. While I’ve managed to get a tree and some lights up, the rest of my… Continue reading

The Beginning Of December Stinks.

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How do you write a post where you whine about having too much going on but nothing worth posting about without coming across as a whiny bore? You don’t. Bear with me. Like… Continue reading

Celebrities Reading Mean Tweets

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I need to watch more late night talk shows. This is my favorite thing right now:

Thanksgiving Appetizer Ideas

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If I were a better blogger, I would have prepared my Thanksgiving appetizers weeks in advance and shared beautiful photos and recipes with you here; leaving enough time before the holiday in case… Continue reading

DIY: Painting Concrete in the Cellar

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We’re not calling it a craft room anymore, ok? My project in the cellar has made the leap to Art Lab. Observe the before: and the now the after: Way too cool for… Continue reading

DIY: Card Catalog Makeover

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Remember when I asked you guys for help in picking a color for my card catalog?  Well I’m happy to report back that your advice was much appreciated and I’m in love with… Continue reading

Celebrate Veterans Day

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source Instead of saying “Happy Veterans Day” today, I’m going to get all preachy on you and say “Celebrate Veterans Day.” Whether it’s observing a moment of silence or thanking a veteran for their… Continue reading

So about that technology detox…

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Here I am, reporting back from the land of first-world problems.  After going over my data limit last month, I decided to impose some arbitrary limits on my smartphone usage for a week… Continue reading

Taking A Break From The Small Screen

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No, not TV.  I’m talking about my iPhone.  For the first time in about 4 and a half years of owning a smartphone, I went over my monthly data limit. While this was… Continue reading

Product Review: Baby Foot

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Apparently, I buy beauty products off of the internet now.  I blame People Magazine.  They had a little video about this magical Japanese product that makes all of the old gross skin on… Continue reading

Guest Post: Being “That Mom”

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Our good friend Merri (who previously shared a great post on becoming a runner) is back today to talk about her thoughts on early motherhood. We had gone out to dinner together when… Continue reading