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See Inside a Delightful Contemporary Farmhouse Featured in Magnolia Journal

Today’s a good day because we’re going to see inside a delightful contemporary farmhouse by Kelsey Leigh Design Co. This unique home was featured in the 2020 fall issue of Magnolia Journal and it’s easy to see why. The home is filled with impeccable details and gorgeous style. I’m especially in love with the dark…


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I live where the suburbs meet the country, which affords me the best of both worlds. Come along on my journey where I share decorating, cooking, gardening and more as it relates to both city and rural life. Visit my new sister site, POND AND GARDEN, for outdoor ideas and inspiration.

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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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