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5 Kitchen Tools You Need Right Now

5 Kitchen Tools You Need Right Now

I’m not really a gadget person, but will occasionally find a kitchen tool that I absolutely love. Here are my top five right now: (1) AccuSharp 001 Knife Sharpener I’ve owned every knife sharpener imaginable, and none compares to the AccuSharp. The AccuSharp is small and compact (making it easy to store and hold), and sharpens all of […]

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Dining Room Remodel (And Dinner)

Dining Room Remodel (And Dinner)

If you’ve been following our remodel (see previous posts here, here,here, here, and here), now we have some before-and-after pictures of our dining room. BEFORE AFTER And there’s nothing like a new dining room to inspire some entertaining!  So we had friends over this evening.  I served chips and salsa to start.  Here’s a pic of my favorite green, and […]

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The Evanescence of Happiness

The Evanescence of Happiness

Today was one of those days … it was so good that I just want to soak up the past twelve hours, if I could, with every pore of my being.  No, it’s not that today was particularly eventful.  But it was meaningful to me. For one thing, it was Jack’s first day of preschool. […]

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Hello Kitchen Cabinets!

Hello Kitchen Cabinets!

Hooray!  We are finally installing the kitchen cabinets.  (For more context, see my previous posts here, here, and here.)  Here are pics of the transformation so far: Already, I am totally smitten for this kitchen.  Three more weeks until we get to move in.  Countdown begins now!  

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Kitchen In Progress

Kitchen In Progress

The remodel of our new (old) house is coming along well!  We have a lot more to do, but I wanted to share the progress that we’ve made on the kitchen so far. First, a close up of the original kitchen when we bought the house.  Not bad, but not exactly what I’ve always dreamed […]

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Less Is More

Less Is More

Starting a new hobby can be expensive.  Believe me, I should know. First, there was soccer … then the cake business … then skeet shooting … then Latin dancing … handmade aprons … and hand-painted sandals.  Plus cooking, of course.             With all of these hobbies, in exchange for some worthy experience, I always […]

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