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Tour This: Updated Historic Homes

Historic homes are my absolute favorite; they’re laden with character and a story to be told and I love seeing them when they’re well updated.  A super rare Saturday post for me, but I wanted to throw this out there especially for all you OKC readers: Simon and I were invited to attend a media preview last
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In which I join the Society of That Mom

With Archer approaching two in high style and the days of little bald babies in the rearview mirror, my patience is being tested and I’m stretching in alllllll new ways.  In other words, I’m joining the Society of That Mom. Look, internet, motherhood is no laughing matter. You will be humbled in a thousand ways
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5 paint colors you might be overlooking

All that’s old is new again, or so the saying goes. And just like we saw the resurgence of brass hardware and light fixtures, we’re also seeing certain colors making a strong style statement again. I’m talking all those 90s colors: hunter green, red, and (gasp) brown! I swore up and down I’d never pick
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Copper Pumpkins: A semi-successful DIY

Fall is here and I’m all about a great pumpkin decorating DIY. My plan for the next few weeks is to show some fun and creative pumpkin decorating ideas until Halloween. First up – copper is huge for fall this year and I had this vision of matte, chalky pumpkins with speckles of copper leaf in
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