Monthly Archives: November, 2003

winter update…pardon the mess…

winter update…pardon the mess…

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Merci, Gracias, Efharisto, Arigato, Danke

I hope everyone has a wonderful Thanksgiving! We’ll be spending it at my Mom’s with my family coming into town. Lots of aunts, uncles, cousins, etc. Ike’s very excited for his first big family holiday!

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Benched

I found this cute bench at Ikea last time I was there. I thought it would look great on our front porch. I can’t wait to get the front door painted- a nice holly berry red we’ve picked out. Our house is starting to really look like home.

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It’s curtains for us baby

Today we finally got around to hanging curtains in the formals. They’d been sitting in their Ikea bags since September. Shameful. But with all the painting in those rooms mostly complete we could finally hang them. Dining room– there are 2 of these windows. Living room– this is the side window. Main window in living …

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No mo faux!

Isn’t that loverly? That’s the faux panting the prev. homeowner did on the slate tiles around the fireplace. Here’s the whole thing: Blech! So today I was removing scuff marks on the mantle with my Mr. Clean magic eraser and thought I’d try it on the painting. It worked! So I grabbed a bottle of …

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Domestic Bliss

Ok, I’m going to sound really nerdy for a minute, but I have to share this. I love the new Mr. Clean Magic Erasers! They are miracles in a box I tell you! We thought we’d have to paint the baseboards along the stairs where the movers scuffed them up so badly, but the eraser …

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Ike’s Paw Pottery

Today I had a dentist appointment (excruciating with the metal stick thing and the scraping! but no new cavities) then Ike and I ran some errands. I tried to zip him up in a tote bag but he’d have none of that. So I just carried him on my arm. I’m trying to see how …

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Christmas in the South

Today Sara and I took Jake to see Santa at the Southern Christmas Show. He looked so cute in his Santa hat. As far as the show goes… you’re paying to shop. That’s it. Not much “show” about it. We didn’t buy anything really, I only spent about $5 on merchandise. Much less than the …

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Aftermath

I meant to post a pic or two so you’d get an idea of how successful our Ikea shopping trip was last weekend. Jade loved it and suggested we go back with a semi. She agrees that you have to actually go to the store to get the full experience- the catalog and website, while …

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The Weekend in Pictures

*Here are Lisa, Brian, and Rachel outside of Hometown Girl across from Cafe Hon. *Morgan on her scooter. *Sara looking like a crazed old woman on Morgan’s scooter. *Look who’s crawling now! *And look who knows how to sit up on his knees! *Ike’s bat ears in motion! *Ike and meplaying. *Ike’s such a chewer.

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