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Collecting hand-me-downs & other vintage stuff

I recently cleaned out my mother-in-law's china cabinet, and my oh my, what a lot of dust stuff! We're renovating my husband's old house soon, and since my MIL doesn't live here anymore, she gave her permission to clear out plenty of their things inside. We're dividing some of the plates and glassware among ourselves (basically… Continue reading Collecting hand-me-downs & other vintage stuff

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My daughter’s hobbit birthday party: Guests and games

And now for the third and final part (mostly pics) of this throwback post to my daughter's hobbit party! (Check these links for the first and second installments.)

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My daughter’s hobbit birthday party: Food and decor

(Scoot over here for the full post on preps for this DIY party!) Now I had enlisted the help of a lot of friends and family to decorate the venue and set up the party. But as I said before, my daughter's birthday, while falling a couple days after Bilbo and Frodo Baggins' actual birthday,… Continue reading My daughter’s hobbit birthday party: Food and decor

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My daughter’s hobbit birthday party: Preps

Since it's Thursday, here's a throwback post to when my hubby and I DIY-ed a hobbit birthday party for our daughter some eight months ago. Now let it be known to all that my husband and I are major Tolkien fans. I must admit that my Tolkienitis has lessened of late (you know, like the courtesy of Edoras Hall… Continue reading My daughter’s hobbit birthday party: Preps

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Have window ledge, will reading nook

I live in a four-storey townhouse, and being an impulsive decorator, I often find myself wanting to fix up every square-inch of empty space I see. Blame it on my obsessive pinning on Pinterest, and constantly scanning my design and decor books and magazines for ideas to apply at home. Now there is this spot on our third… Continue reading Have window ledge, will reading nook