Monthly Archives: January 2011

Artisan Bread – a guest post by Mary

Note: I help Peggy with the technical details associated with producing this blog. We had several glitches this weekend. Peggy accidentally dropped her laptop breaking its display. I accidentally deleted this post! While we work on getting Peggy’s laptop issues … Continue reading

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Let the light of your face shine on us. Psalm 4:6

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Remember my daughter’s entryway?

Mary asked in the comments to see the actual door from this post. In case you don’t remember, Bliss went with an interior French door since she had a covered doorway. That saved her some money. You can see the … Continue reading

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Kitchen Island

The kitchen in the townhome didn’t have an island; an island was something I loved and had grown used to in our last home. I had this table that I wanted to use somewhere; I woke in the middle of … Continue reading

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A cheery breakfast table

The table is five feet wide and I wasn’t even going to try to fit it into this breakfast nook when we bought the townhome. My sister, Susan, encouraged me to just try and it works! It’s shown with six … Continue reading

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Revealing the den …

This shows how the different pieces we’ve shown you work together. The painting is a focal point. It’s definitely not a traditional painting but it works because of the neutral fabrics and wall colors. I’d really like you to notice … Continue reading

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Den round table

This round table is right around the corner from the secretary in my den. While showing you the table, I thought it would be fun to see the difference that a plant makes in the tablescape. Here it is without … Continue reading

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The birds of the air

26 Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they? Matthew 6:26 (photo taken by George … Continue reading

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Hurricane Lamps

I love the comments and the questions! Mary, a reader, left a comment asking where I got the hurricane lamps on my fireplace. I found them at the Mikasa outlet at Pigeon Forge, Tennessee years ago. I placed them on … Continue reading

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Peeking in to see a shelf

My space is too small to leave the doors of this secretary open which I think can be interesting, especially if you have a collection you like to show or just beautiful books. My shelves are filled with both. Inside … Continue reading

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