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Unique and Vintage Home

If you love Anthropologie, anything vintage and color this home is for you. If  you don’t know, AJ and I are real estate agents and we just listed the home of some friends on Saturday, hosted the first showing at an open house yesterday and had an accepted offer last night! I think you’ll see why […]

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Getting it Cheaper: Freecycle

I’ve done a few Getting it Cheaper posts. If you aren’t familiar with them they aren’t sponsored by the store or website I’m writing about, it’s just a place where I’ve found some great deals. Today I’m featuring Freecycle. Have you ever heard of it? It’s this fantastic website / daily email where people post things […]

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Fall with Mariposa

Mariposa, this fantastic home line based right in Manchester-by-the-Sea, asked me to shoot a table with some of their pieces, particularly their new Driftwood Collection. After setting a Thanksgiving table with them last year and loving how it turned out I did it again but with a decidedly more casual theme. (You can see last year’s HERE.) My […]

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Fall Home Tour (Part Two)

Do you decorate for fall? Do you perfectly place pumpkins all over your house and spend hours decorating for it? I don’t. The kids and I collected some acorns and I put a couple pumpkins around, I’m guessing that’s the way many of you are as well. I always look at my seasonal tours more as a […]


Fall Home Tour {Part One}

In our last home no less than seven neighbors could see directly into our last home from all angles. One of the things that we loved about this home when we bought it was the amazing amount of privacy we have, especially in our backyard. There are trees and bushes everywhere. But that means green everywhere […]

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Visualize with Me: Long Skinny Kitchen Inspiration

I’m thinking about our kitchen reno more than I should… especially because we haven’t set a timeline for it yet. We’ve decided to move the kitchen into the addition, or the long awkward space, in the back of the house to more efficently use the space. I think one of the reasons why the home […]




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Hale Navy for the Win

It’s Hale Navy for the win! We are making great progress and I promised you an update even though the project isn’t complete yet. Drew woke up in the middle of my painting so you can imagine, right? The full reveal will have to wait until I complete the walls. We’ve rescued some pretty awful […]

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FREE New England Fall Watercolor

Quintessential New England Fall. This photo from last year was taken near our last house and it inspired this post. Here’s what I came up with based on that beautiful photo: But it’s hard to believe I’m talking about fall when we just went to the beach yesterday, ate dinner on the porch and ended the […]


Rich & Fudgy Homemade Brownies

After reading the ingredients, specifically the list of preservatives, in boxed mix brownies I’ve been on the search to find the perfect homemade recipe. It’s been hard because very few things compare to how good Betty Crocker’s box mix is… but this recipe does. I’ve tweaked it very slightly from Brooke’s Best Bombshell Brownies, a dynamite […]