Monthly Archives: December 2009

December round-up

On the last day of each month I share relevant links that I’ve enjoyed. Here are some of my favorite posts by fellow bloggers from the month of December. “Troubleshooting for Luna” @ Chez Larsson, December 7 I recently discovered … Continue reading

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book recommendation: “Apartment Therapy Presents”

One of my Christmas gifts this year was this awesome book, Apartment Therapy Presents by Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan. Many people know Apartment Therapy from the popular blog and Gillingham-Ryan’s original life/home makeover book. I highly recommend both, and I highly recommend … Continue reading

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Spent $7.98 thrifting

This past weekend, my husband and I hit a few local thrift and salvage stores. I gave him a home-beer-brewing kit for Christmas and the only thing he needs in order to start brewing is a five gallon stainless steel … Continue reading

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Final to-do list of 2009

I took this photo on Christmas day. We enjoyed some rare December sunshine in Portland, and I was loving the way the light looked streaming through the windows. What I’m not loving is the way the sunlight manages to highlight … Continue reading

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Wishing you a peaceful, happy day

Whether you are celebrating Christmas today or not, I wish you a very merry day. This is my dog’s annual holiday portrait. Doesn’t he look soooooooo excited?

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Holiday memories and plans

My husband’s sweet Nan sent us this trio of glass snowmen. This is the first year I’ve been able to display them since I have more space than I had in our former apartments. Christmas has always been my favorite … Continue reading

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