Southern Living January 2019 When it comes to a home, small should not mean claustrophobic.  In fact, with a little help from thoughtful furnishings, color picks and organizational tactics even the quirkiest alcove can evolve into a beloved spot.  Step one to opening up possibilities Get rid of anything you don’t need; then create smart […]

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Better Homes and Gardens Color Because porches extend a home’s living space, they boast the best of both worlds: the coziness of an interior room with the breezy ease of the great outdoors.  Likewise, color cues can come from inside your home or from Mother Nature- whose mastery of mixing hues is unmatched.  Consider these […]

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Better Homes and Gardens-Colors Color Strategies. Living large.  Even in small homes, living rooms, dens, and family rooms have to live large.  That host a variety activities- entertaining, playing games, watching TV, quiet reading.  Usage may dictate how space is laid out, but every living room benefits from a color palette that reflects its countless […]

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Better Homes and Gardens Color Space Related Challenges,  Though they tend to be small, front foyers and back door entryways pose design dilemmas aplenty.  These come on in spaces, which connect to the outdoors and to other rooms, play important roles in how your home looks, feels and functions.  You can turn an entryway into […]

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Our Bathroom Remodel This was a fun and exciting Project to take on!  It did take about (6) six weeks to complete.  It was a little more than we expected in cost but it was well worth the expense.  We added (8″) eight inches to the bathroom itself.  We used some room from our family […]

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Train Mag.com February 2019  The magazine of Railroading In Brief   Presidential funeral train facts. The casket of former President George H.W. Bush was carried by a Military honor guard in Spring, Texas as it is placed on a Union Pacific train.  (Associated Press) Union Pacific NO. 4141 is a 2005 built SD70ACe painted to honor […]

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Serious Z’s By Katherine Owen Southern Living January 2019 According to the American Kennel Club dogs usually spend about 50 % of the day sleeping and 30% awake but lounging around, and 20% being active.  That’s an average of about 12 to 14 hours of sleep per day.  It can vary for the elderly, working […]

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Southern Living.com December 2018. Three simple steps to get these Christmas Flowers Blooming  Pick a base.  Paperwhites will grow in soil, gravel or water.  Some selections prefer soil, so be sure to check the label.  Monitor the Light.  Set the bulbs in a cool, dark until they sprout (about a week or two): then move […]

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