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Gratitude to the Home & Lifestyle Universe.

Some weeks are better than others. This happened to be a particularly challenging one for me. But hey, we all have them right? Then tonight I come home and what do I see, the bounty that this week has brought me in the mail. Town & Country, Martha Stewart Living, HGTV Magazine, Traditional Home and […]

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How to Style a Spring Coffee Table.  #AnAppealingPlan

Seasonal Decorating: Styling a Spring Coffee Table

Dilemma: “I want to bring the feeling of Spring into my home decor but my budget is small and my available time is even smaller. Can you help me?” Solution: I hear this dilemma quite a bit during workshops and classes. You want to refresh your home each season, and although you want it to […]

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emerald green pantone color of the year 2013

Pantone Color of the Year for 2013: Emerald

Radiant, jewel-toned Emerald promotes balance and harmony Pantone LLC announced PANTONE® 17-5641 Emerald, a lively, radiant, lush green, as the Color of the Year for 2013. “The 2012 Color of the Year, PANTONE 17-1463 Tangerine Tango, a spirited, reddish orange, provided the energy boost we needed to recharge and move forward. Emerald, a vivid, verdant […]

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A Christmas Tree for Every Room

It is the first weekend of December and my guess is that most of you are heading out to select the perfect tree sometime this weekend. But why just stop at one? What if you placed a tree in everyroom of the house? Big or small, Christmas trees bring the warmth of the season into […]

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Mushroom Quiche Recipe

Quiche aux Champignons {Mushroom Quiche}

 Oh Julia! {note – this post has been recently “republished” under Julia’s Mushroom Quiche – read it here. Enjoy them both!} Two weeks ago my copy of Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Ms Julia Child arrived at my door. I finally had the opportunity to crack it open. This being my first official attempt […]

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Candy Corn: Why do we love it so?

Hunting for Seasonal decor  will inevitably lead you to a local drug store or larger big box store where at some point you will be face to face with the display of Candy Corn. Bags of that sugary, low nutritional value, full of coloring but oh so delicious fall favorite will call your name. Why can’t we resist? […]

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Make a grand Entrance this Season.

Your entranceway is the first impression of your home or business to a guest or client. Your home may be lovely beyond the front porch or center hall but that first impression is already made. Or perhaps they make inside and forget the pots of dying plants and faded past season decorations for a few […]

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