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March 2012

On the Set

ON THE SET: GOOD LUCK CHARLIE

good luck charlie kitchen

I’m 26-years-old and I still watch the Disney Channel. Don’t hate. In fact, it’s on so much at our house that the TiVo now automatically records Disney Jr’s Mickey Mouse Clubhouse. I guess that stems from the fact that my whole family loves all things Disney (all of my married cousins have gone to Disney World for their honeymoons), and I spent pretty much my entire childhood watching Disney Channel shows. All the way from Tail Spin and Chip ‘N Dale to Rescue Rangers,  MMC,…

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Odds + Ends

SO, WE’RE WONDERING…

“What’s this, a post on a Thursday?!”, you say? Yep, we hope you’re tuning in, even though this isn’t normally considered a “blogging day”, because we’d like to pick your brains for a second and ask  you a question… When you’re shopping for new art prints for  your space, what size(s) do you generally look at? We realize there might be a a lot of “Well, it depends on what it is” and/or “Depends on where it’s going in my house.”…

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Master Bedroom Style Quizzes

THE PURIST VS. THE COLLECTOR

One of the rooms in the house that’s currently on the “back burner” is the master bedroom… At this point, we don’t really have a plan for this room. And being a “planner”, that bugs the living daylights out of me. All I know at this point is we really like the dresser, but I’m not digging our bed these days. I like it, but it’s a tad too traditional for me (I think) and it’s really high. And before…

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Kitchen Tips + Tricks

QUICK TIP: DISPLAYING BOWLS

bowls stacked

My mom gave me this set of vintage Pyrex mixing bowls a while back, and I’ve been wanting to display them in our glass cabinets. The only problem is, being up on a high shelf, you can’t see all three bowls or the aqua blue retro-looking detailing very well. And ya’ll know how I love a good “Martha blue” accent. I needed to find a solution. So, I went to Michaels and picked up two blocks of green Styrofoam – the…

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Exterior

SPRINGING INTO ACTION

Over the weekend, the dogwood trees in the front yard began to bloom. Around here, that’s a sure sign that Spring is here!  Now that the weather is starting to warm up, we’re starting to notice a lot of projects around the outside of the house that we’d like to tackle this Spring and Summer. So, yeah, you know what we did… we made a list! Give our patio furniture a facelift Cover, mask, or otherwise hide the ugly air…

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