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Happy Halloween! 

I’m a big fan of homemade Halloween costumes. Its sort of a requirement for a DIYer. So, I spent months wracking my brain, and Pinterest, for a cool costume idea for EO and me. He won’t be trick-or-treating this year, … Continue reading

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New Windows, Baby!

We can now start describing Edmond’s age in weeks, not days. It’s hard to believe that just 2 weeks ago we brought him home! So much seems to have happened in that time.  I sure am glad he held off … Continue reading

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It’s a Boy!

   We’re excited to announce the arrival of Edmond Oliver Snethen, born May 23rd, 2016, at 10:19am. Edmond entered the world at 7lb. 7 oz. and 20.5 inches long.   

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Holiday House Tour Follow-Up

  Phew! The Historical Homes Tour was a tremendous success last weekend! We estimate that more than 250 visitors came through during the 5 hours of the tour, and all had incredible things to say about our home. I intended … Continue reading

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Help Wanted!

Phew! What a weekend! I rested on Friday, but then I had to get to work, and now the dining room chairs are totally done. The closet is 99.8% done. The library is done! I can’t believe we actually finished … Continue reading

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Happy Adoption Day!

One year ago today we brought home this little bundle of love.    One year ago yesterday I would have been happy to never have a dog. Now I cannot believe how much richer our lives are as a result … Continue reading

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Pura Vida from Costa Rica!

 The Costa Rican tourism website states: “Costa Rica is more than a vacation destination; it is an interactive sensory experience. The country is bestowed with an intense array of biodiversity and environmental attractions – majestic volcanoes, misty cloud forests, stunning … Continue reading

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TV Tray Face Lift

Last fall I picked up three TV trays at a garage sale for a steal… I want to say $1 a piece or something like that. Have you ever shopped for a new set of TV trays? They’re pretty pricey! … Continue reading

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Master Mason

Here we are, well into November, and I still don’t have a completed front hall to show you. Progress is being made, that’s for sure, but we’ve had a bit of delay. I’m sure you’re totally shocked… NOT! : ) … Continue reading

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Pompeii

Eh Eh Oh, Eh Oh Eh Eh Oh, Eh Oh The walls kept tumbling down in the city that we lo-o-o-o-ve. Great clouds roll over the hills bringing darkness from above…. Have you heard that song, “Pompeii,” by Bastille? Besides … Continue reading

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