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August 2011

Organizing

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS BOX

emergency box

Greetings from the earthquake capital of the U.S. of A.! …Or at least that’s how the news has been making it sound over the last 24 hours. As everybody knows by now, the East coast experienced a rather unusual occurrence yesterday, an earthquake! As it turns out, the epicenter of the quake was only 40(ish) miles from our house. Aside from a few fallen picture frames, some furniture moving a few inches (including the couch and the guest bed), and…

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Pet Talk

PUPPY LOVE

It’s no secret we love our little guy, Bentley. As you dog lovers on the other side of the screen can relate to (and thanks to the reader survey, we know there are a lot of you out there!), he’s much, much more to us than “just a dog” – he’s more like a part of the family. Truth be told, he’s like a child to us. Yes, we’re crazy like that. But how could you not unconditionally love this…

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Shopping Trips

ON THE HUNT FOR ACCESSORIES

One thing our house is seriously lacking at the moment (besides color) is accessories. Coming from a small, two-bedroom apartment (check out our first place here), we didn’t really need a lot. Now that we’ve got 2,000+ square feet of living space, the accessories we do have are thinned out throughout the house causing things to look a little sparse. For example, the dresser in our master bedroom: Even though I’m anxious to accessorize, I don’t want to just go…

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Inspiration

CREATIVITY + JONATHAN TAYLOR THOMAS

As I mentioned the other day, I’m planning on including an inspiration board in my office (read more about the plans for the office here). I also mentioned that I’ve been dying to have one in my office for what seems like forever. There’s just something about having a designated place in an organized office where you have permission to clutter it up with things you love and gain creative inspiration from. It’s almost like creating a piece of art…

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Giveaways

GIVEAWAY: $100 POTTERY BARN GIFT CARD

****THIS GIVEAWAY IS NO LONGER ACCEPTING ENTRIES**** Scroll down to see who won! This week’s giveaway is brought to you by HomeTalk, an online community where homeowners, renters, and contractors alike come together to talk about all things home improvement. Whether you’re in the middle of a bathroom reno, thinking about installing your own flooring, tackling a DIY project for the first time, or wondering why your new plant is dying, HomeTalk is a great place to go. As a…

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