Category Archives: Dining Room

Dining Room Chairs

  When we bought our house Tony was very specific on his expectations for a dining room table. It needed to be ornate, and it needed to be huge (or at least have multiple leaves so it could become huge). … Continue reading

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The Storm(s) Before the Calm

I know “storm before the calm” is not exactly the conventional phrase, but Tony and I don’t always do things the conventional way… And storms pretty accurately describe what’s been happening around here as of late. More specifically: a blizzard … Continue reading

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The View Out My Window

Before we taught overseas we had to take an online course about the International Baccalaureate philosophy. The first assignment was to describe what you saw out your window. There were people in the class from all over the world, so … Continue reading

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Tray Chic

My most recent decor-related obsession has been decorative trays. Months and months ago I had made this one from an old picture frame and some scrap fabric. It was a great way to complete the look in the dining room. … Continue reading

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Maintaining Real Wood Floors

   I LOVE our house. Sure, it’s insulated with straw (in at least one place), every wall has a crack in it (usually multiple), and the windows rattle every time the wind blows, but it’s my little piece of history, … Continue reading

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Our 1st Old House Big Surprise!

Last Sunday Mom came over and we spent the day removing wallpaper in the dining and living rooms in preparation for painting next weekend. This is the dining room before we started: You can see that the paper was practically … Continue reading

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