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Tiptoe thru the Tulips

It is coming up on five years since we bought the Blue House on Main. It is amazing how time flies. We closed on the house purchase at the end of April 2014. The landscape was so overgrown that it wasn’t until 2015 that I discovered the tulips. As of today, they haven’t started blooming […]

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Color of the Year

You’ve probably heard the buzz on the Pantone Color of the Year. Well, here’s why I am so ahead of the curve! CORAL! I painted my back door in May 2018. Way before Pantone even picked it! 😉

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Garden Gate 2018

You see, I have this rose growing in my side yard. It’s hardly a bush—it’s growing mostly in shade, so it doesn’t look very good in rose bush terms, but it still blooms. And I can see it from my living room window. It grows in long canes, searching for sunlight. So, I thought if […]

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The Truth Comes Out

The truth is…while I like cottage style, shabby-chic interiors, I am not going to paint everything white! I love my kitchen with its white shaker cabinets, but I also love my vintage wood, mostly oak, furniture, some of it with its original finish. And while I’m at it, I’ll admit, truthfully, that I’m not ever […]

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Door re-do

I originally wrote about this door project on 5/21/15. But it didn’t really fit into the topic of “The Party’s Over,” so I’m repurposing this content and adding an update. The next project for Jerry, my very special 😉 contractor, is to install a proper door to the attic space, so that I can access that storage area easily. […]

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Blue House on Main has moved…

Well, let me explain. I’ve moved the site to a different server and if you’re a subscriber to my blog, you will probably have gotten a blog post called “Hello World.” Please disregard it and give me some time to put the site back together again. None of my images were saved with the written content […]

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