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Always Room For One More….

I have to say, I fought this.  From the moment my husband, Terry called and  said “I’m bringing something home and It’s going to live on the kitchen counter”.  Wrong approach, nothing lives on the kitchen counter but my Kitchen-aid Mixer and a pedestal of Fruit.  He knew I would have to make room  in […]

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Renovations Complete

A few months ago I posted photos of our demolished master bath and kids bath.  I am happy to report that the renovations are finally complete!  I have yet to go out and buy all of the towels, toothbrush holders etc.. but both baths now have good bones and I must say I love them […]

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Advanced Bed Making Technique

  How-to Make a Foot Fold I love the feeling of clean cold sheets.  I prefer a cotton blend to flannel (flannel never gets cold!) The one thing I don’t like about a well made bed is when my feet feel trapped and confined. Here are the steps to a Foot Fold ,so your feet […]

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A Meal for Mary Lou

A dear lady in our neighborhood lost her husband last week to cancer.     So a warm hug , a listening ear and a comforting meal are all on the menu. When bringing a meal to a family I consider if there are children, elderly  people and plan the meal accordingly.  If possible I […]

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Quick Idea to Entertain Your Thanksgiving Guests!

Guests arrive and dinner isn’t going to be ready for another hour or two.  Entertain them with this quick and easy idea! Today, find a large bowl, pottery,  glass, whatever you have that  fits your decor (I use a green glass pedestal bowl).  Next, pick out random photos, old and new of all of your […]

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Make a Giant Wish

  Thanksgiving Hostess Gift! You’ll be remembered long past the feast when you give your Thanksgiving host this foot long gold wishbone.  What a focal piece for your hosts coffee table at Thanksgiving and beyond.  Visit  www.Jaysonhome.com  to order.  ($48.00)

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Clean Your House Before Your Full House

    It’s Fall cleaning time at Robin’s House this week. Our upstairs is still torn apart with the two bathrooms being remodeled but, clean I must, so I will. Not only the regular baseboards, walls, and window kind of cleaning but the “take no prisoners”, throw everything out, kind of cleaning.  The closets are bursting with […]

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Under Construction

It started with an unexplained dark spot on the laundry room ceiling. I recall seeing it a few days before Christmas last year. I chose to ignore it. Fast forward to April of this year, I’m looking up with my contractor at the very black spot that has grown 20 fold by this time. “It’s […]

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Home and Garden

One of my style objectives is to balance my home with the inexspensive and the luxurious.   I love beautiful functional things and will choose handmade to the mass produced most all of the time.  When I come across a lovely thing, or a unique business or entreprenour I will let you in on it […]

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