Monthly Archives: January 2010

>2010 Handbook for Life

> I recently received an email from Art House Gifts and they had included the following “Handbook for Life” tips. I actually try to live by these standards each and every day so I was thrilled when I saw this. … Continue reading

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>The Joy of Container Roses

>A Fragrant and relaxing home isn’t complete without some flowers growing outside. Since most of the nation is stuck under snow, ice and cold I thought I would help brighten your mood with some roses.  I’ve included a video below … Continue reading

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>Happy 101 Blog Award

> Thank you to my dear friend, Bill Bruner, of Journey to Joy who passed on the Happy 101 blog award to me. Rules: Copy the award image in your post. Then, list 10 things that make you happy and … Continue reading

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>Accent Lamps Can Transform a Room

>Accent lamps are regularly utilized as decorative lighting and/or for you to illuminate small, cozy areas, such as the craft table, nursery and desk. They could additionally make a colorful or subtle ambient glow next to bookcases as well as … Continue reading

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>2010 Color of the Year: Turquoise!

>Pantone, a global color authority, has selected turquoise as the color of the year for 2010. The blue-green shade replaces mimosa, the sunny yellow that was Pantone’s top pick for 2009.  Combining the “serene qualities of blue with the invigorating … Continue reading

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>Feng Shui for Serenity in the Bedroom

> Given that Valentine‚Äôs Day is just around the corner, I thought it would be fun to write about feng shui for the boudoir. But as it turns out, all of my feng shui sources suggest tips for how to … Continue reading

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>A Favorite Escape – North Head Lighthouse

> The century-old North Head Lighthouse, completed in 1898, sits atop a bluff in one of the windiest locations in the United States. Winds frequently clock at over 100 mph, guarding ships through the trecherous waters, known as the “Graveyard … Continue reading

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