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April 2011

Currently Loving

A “HOUSE” FIT FOR A DUCHESS

royal wedding

Today, an estimated 2.5 BILLION people will witness the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. And before you ask, yes, I was one of those people who woke up at 4:00 am to watch it live. Greg on the other hand, opted to sleep. I believe his exact word when my alarm went off was, “Why?”. It’s true, I could have recorded it on our TiVo, but that’s like watching the Super Bowl the next day–it just isn’t…

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Currently Loving

A NEW THING CALLED PINTEREST

pinterest

Last week, I found my personal paradise. A place where all things that inspire me are categorized, labeled with my notes, and the sources are automatically tagged… a place called Pinterest. If you have no clue what Pinterest is, here’s the 411:  It’s basically a virtual pin board where you “pin” things you find online that inspire you or want to make note of. Things like home decor ideas, recipes, DIY projects you want to try out, entertaining ideas… lolcats,…

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Giveaways

GIVEAWAY: RAIN CHAIN

**THIS GIVEAWAY IS NO LONGER ACCEPTING ENTRIES** A big thanks to everyone who entered the Rain Chains Direct giveaway! With the help of random.org, we have a winner and the lucky lady is… Mindy! Congratulations, Mindy! April showers bring May flowers! Even though April is almost over, the rain probably isn’t going anywhere and our new friends at Rain Chains Direct are here to help make those rainy days even more enjoyable. Today, they will be giving one of our lucky…

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Kitchen Stuff We Bought

IT’S THE LITTLE THINGS (REVISITED)

pantry doorknob

What seems like forever ago, I talked about wanting a “special doorknob” for the kitchen pantry door (read that post here). As I explained in the post, I know wanting a “special doorknob” may sound completely pointless and a tad bit trivial, but ever since we bought the house there is one thing I knew: I wanted a pretty, unique doorknob for the pantry door in the kitchen. Odd? Maybe. Silly? Probably. Here are the three choices we narrowed it down…

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Blog Talk

WE’D LIKE TO THANK…

rebuilding together richmond

…No, not the Academy. YOU! We are extremely honored, flattered, and elated to be named as the winners of the Annual JDR Blogger Awards in the Remodeling category!! We couldn’t have done it without you guys, our amazing readers, who voted for us! This is our very first blogging contest win, and we couldn’t be more excited! We’d also like to thank Jackson Design & Remodeling for putting together such a fun contest. In the spirit of paying it forward, we…

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