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A Little Holiday Inspiration

Sorry I’ve been MIA for the last week or so.  Owning a home decor and gift store this time of year can be a bit overwhelming, and at times utterly exhausting.   The seven Christmas Trees in the store are under constant re-design as the ornaments and festive pics get taken off of them in waves.  The beautifully decorated  garland that was so…

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WORDS TO INSPIRE

Life is Available only in the present.  That is why we should walk in such a way that every step can bring us to the here & now! Thich Nhat Hanh 

I’m Ready To Party

The holiday party season is here and my calendar is filling up with events and Christmas parties to attend.  So naturally I’ve begun to think about what I’m going to wear to all these festive occasions.   When it come to party attire, I have some basic rules I like to follow, rules that allow me to easily pull together an outfit, perfect for any party occasion.     Here are my…

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Gift Giving Ideas!

It’s official…the holiday shopping season is here!  As someone who shops (practices retail therapy), and has spent endless hours looking for that perfect gift, I wanted to share a few of my gift ideas with you.   These gift ideas will really come in handy when you have some hard-to-buy for people on your list.  I have used these gift ideas when shopping for my…

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DESIGN TRENDS 2011

When the folks over at Design Refuge came out with their November design challenge, I knew I had to play along.  The challenge to all us design buffs is to predict what we think the 2011 DESIGN TRENDS  will be.  Easier said than done, but here’s my take on what will be hot in 2011. Farm House Chic–Country comes to the city…

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Eat, Drink & Be Merry

We’ll, Thanksgiving is tomorrow and I don’t know about you, but I am really looking forward to getting together with family, sharing a great meal and just plain relaxing.  Come Friday, the flood gates will open and I’ll transform into one of Santa’s elves, traveling around Atlanta, decorating homes for the Christmas season and trying to keep the store looking…

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DIY MEMO BOARD

Happy Thanksgiving week to everyone.  Today, I just wanted to share a little DIY Memo Board project I recently created for the May Arts Ribbon blog. This is a really fun and simple project, one that you can interpret in any size and design.  I think a larger size would work great in a kitchen or mud room!   For…

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BLOGGER EDUCATION

I am relatively new to blogging, have spent lots of time researching the world of blogging, and am continually amazed at all there is to learn and do to take my blog to the next level. On of the best things about blogging is the community of people who write and follow blogs.  Whenever you need advice about something, have…

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