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Afghans

Crocheting has always been a thing in my family.  I don’t remember myself, but my mom said that my Great Grandma Ulishney always had a crochet project in her hands while everyone visited every Sunday.  I still have a afghan that

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Mantle Part II

After returning all the greenery, I added one of my favorite vases from West Elm and the flameless candles. Tristan has a great time turning them on and off with the remote! It wasn’t enough though. Next I added a

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Mantle Part I

The mantle/fireplace in our living room has always been a trouble spot for me. Here is a picture of how I decorated for Christmas a few years ago, before kids. It becomes a blank slate once the Christmas decorations come

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Delaney’s Room

Delaney’s room is finally done! Well, it was done 10 months ago but I finally took pictures today. This is the view walking in the door.  The chair, furniture, and crib were all from Tristan’s room.  Teal pillow and ottoman

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Baby’s Room!

Baby M’s room is finally complete!  We’re still looking for a small table to put next to the chair, but otherwise everything is done. The two dressers in the room are the ones that Bonnie and I used growing up

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Michael and Kara’s

A few weeks ago we went to Michael and Kara’s to help them put in patio stone sidewalks. It’s a lot harder than just slapping down a few stones!  Here is a before picture.  They had already ripped out the

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Kitchen Sneak Peak

We finally finished painting the kitchen yesterday.  Since it’s cloudy and rainy, it is hard to get a good picture that truly shows the color.  We still need to find tile that we like for the backsplash, but it’s a start!

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Adventures in Sewing

I read a lot of home decorating blogs and one thing they all have in common is really nice throw pillows.  When I head out to my local stores, they must hide the cool pillows in the back.  Or else they see me

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Painting the Half Bath

I completely copied a design idea I saw on a blog called Young House Love.  They painted horizontal stripes in their bathroom.  Not long after moving in, I spent a Saturday afternoon doing the same thing.  I think it turned out pretty

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"New" Dresser

Sprucing up furniture has always been an interest of mine.  When I was pretty young, I’m not sure exactly how old but maybe 9 or 10, I built my own nightstand out of my dad’s scrap wood.  And I do

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Hi! We're Candice & Andy, writing about our kids Tristan & Delaney and our life in Western Pennsylvania.
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