Monthly Archives: February 2011

Lessons from Irvington (a.k.a. removing visual clutter)

Last month, the Mr. and I attended a birthday party for a good friend in an absolutely stunning house. It was gorgeous inside and out and set in Irvington, one of Portland’s nicest neighborhoods. I didn’t take any pictures, but … Continue reading

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Money-and-time-saving household tips

I was feeling rather clever this weekend with a few time and money saving tips I’ve come to rely on and decided to share some of my household tricks with you. 1. Instead of throwing away containers of lotion, shampoo, … Continue reading

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Mushroom and Spinach Quiche

Earlier this week, I mentioned a quiche recipe I’ve been meaning to share. This makes an excellent brunch or light lunch dish. I suppose it would work just as well for supper, but I always think of eggs as an … Continue reading

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Dinner out, comedy, and brunch: a weekend report

Table set for Sunday brunch. The Mr. and I spent lots of time with friends this weekend and had a really fun three days. Besides cleaning up for company, I didn’t get much of anything done around the house and … Continue reading

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Some new accessories

On Saturday, I headed out to HomeGoods solo. The Mr. stayed home with the pups, leaving me to take my time browsing the aisles in search of nothing in particular. I was on the look out for a new duvet … Continue reading

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Living room mood board, take two!

Last week I posted about conceptualizing a living room redecoration. I also posted a first take on a mood board that I don’t like.  The picture above is my new mood board, which is still a work in progress. Here … Continue reading

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