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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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Big Boy Furniture

Andy and I went shopping for Tristan’s big boy furniture this weekend.  We’re moving his white dressers into baby girl’s room and we though he’d like something a little more boyish.  We put in an order for a day bed, chest, and

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Landscaping Update

Our landscaping has come a loooong way in the past three years.  Let’s take a walk back memory lane. When we first bought the house, it was covered by overgrown landscaping and poorly positioned trees. Last summer we cut down

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Landscaping 2012

We had a landscaper come to the house last night to put together a quote on what we want done with our front yard.  We’ve decided to reduce the amount of landscaping and plant grass instead.  The area is huge,

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Spring Landscaping

Let’s refresh our memories of what my front yard looked like when we moved in last May.  When you couldn’t actually see the house due to the massive shurbs and trees. Fast forward about a month, after we spent a

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Holiday Decorations

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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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Den

We painted the den this summer.  Andy picked out the color.  I think it really brings out the color in the wood.  Andy’s computer is on a corner desk to the left.  There are French doors into the foyer where

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Guest Room

One room that we’ve set up recently is our guest room.  We used Andy’s old furniture, my old bedding, a picture from the kitchen, shelves from our spare room, a lamp from my bedroom, and hat boxes that I bought at

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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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