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weekend in a nutshell… #5

i may as well start numbering t h e m … it was another beautiful weekend. what makes a weekend beautiful to me? nice weather is a bonus. blue skies and fluffy clouds…had that. relaxing is nice. but also doing … Continue reading

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about those lemons…

so. about those lemons. after i use lemons in a recipe, i put them into a little bowl of water. pop it in a crusty dirty microwave. (i really feel badly for making you look at my dirty microwave. also, … Continue reading

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you made it so: la Vie Nouveau

blog noise. you know that scene from the movie bruce almighty, when jim carrey is suddenly able to hear everyone’s prayers in real time, and the result is deafening and overwhelming? that’s sometimes how i feel when floating around blogland. … Continue reading

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thrift-store find: a few classics

when i share my thrift-store finds here, it’s more about the treasure than the price. i’ve floated around the web and taken a peek at some thrift-hunting blogs. i don’t know where people find such good deals. “picasso’s paintbrush, authenticated … Continue reading

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a few thoughts about spray painting…

i repaint items often. it’s a simple way to clean up something that has seen better days and give it new life. i just shared a couple of items in my bathroom renovation which i spray-painted. the two on the … Continue reading

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