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Lifestyle Icons and Decorating

In my eyes, the original lifestyle icon was Martha Stewart. It’s hard to believe that she started this huge trend back in the 90s. I still have several of her books on decorating, cooking, and homekeeping. I credit her with my early success as a homemaker. Thanks to Martha, I […]

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A Convection Steam Oven – What’s That?

Have you heard about convection steam ovens? It’s not a popular home kitchen appliance. But, it’s quite a fascinating appliance! Picking out the appliances for our kitchen remodel was more challenging than I anticipated. This would be my dream kitchen in our forever home, so I put a lot of thought […]

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Dining Room Decor – New Rug?

I need your help with a decor dilemma going on in our dining room. Does my dining room need a rug? To see the before and after, and to post your opinion, keep reading! A Little Background… In 2015, we bought the home we are living in now. Buying this home was the […]

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Our House – Kitchen Remodel Reveal

A few days ago, I posted about last year’s remodel of the kitchen, dining, and family room. The biggest surprise when planning the project was the importance and cost of lighting! There is little natural light into these rooms, and only in the morning. They replaced and added to the […]