Monthly Archives: November 2009

November round-up

Here are a few of my favorite posts by fellow bloggers from the month of November: “The road to trash is paved with good intentions” @ The Frugal Girl, November 3 I love Kristen’s blog about living a frugal family … Continue reading

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Black Friday Report

Part of enjoying domestic life is knowing when to get out of the house and enjoy the city. On Friday, my husband and I took the bus downtown from our southeast Portland neighborhood. We like the lively crowds downtown on … Continue reading

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More linen, wool, and velvet pillows

In a previous post, I explained how I made a collaged pillow with different pieces of wool and linen. Here are some more pillows that I made the same way for my own living room. In some cases, I deconstructed … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

My friend Steph took this photo last year when we hosted Thanksgiving at our place.

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Going home for lunch

I work full-time, so I’m at work most of the hours of the day. Usually, I eat a packed lunch at my desk and then find a quiet spot to read a few chapters of whatever novel I’m working my … Continue reading

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Hanging and hemming curtains

I love the look of curtains, especially paired with blinds for flexibility. I always hung curtains in the apartments we rented, knowing I could just take them with us when we left. Curtains always made plain rental walls and windows … Continue reading

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