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architecture | historic homes | travel

See Architectural Heritage in the Amazing Georgetown Neighborhood

Have you ever been to the amazing Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, DC and enjoyed its rich history and architecture? Located just west of Downtown DC, Georgetown is a National Historic Landmark. The homes are Federal in style and a little more diverse than the Capitol Hill area where we recently stayed. Following are some of…

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family room | home decor

Uplifting Harmony: An Attractive Blue And Green Family Room Oasis

Today’s beautiful blue and green family room by Winding Lane Interiors hails from Cincinnati, Ohio. The new addition to the family’s classic home needed to be kid-friendly, so fabrics and finishes were chosen for their durability, without sacrificing aesthetic appeal. The goal was to decorate the space in a color palette that allows the inside…


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My name is Jennifer and I started my blog in 2011 as a way to motivate myself by chronicling improvements to my circa 1875 house. I figured if I was writing about what I was doing, I’d be more likely to tackle and actually finish home improvement projects.

I remarried on June 30, 2011 and my husband and I talked about buying a new home together. But we both love it here in our little town and decided to stay put. The town has more than tripled in size since living here, but I still consider it to be small compared to the other Chicago ‘burbs.

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