Monthly Archives: December 2010

>{2010 Favorites} An Oregon Coast Day Trip

> Our Lunch View along the Oregon Coast. – Marie Rhoades© Back in the good old days, my family would load up the car and go for a Sunday drive. I haven't heard this term in years; however I found … Continue reading

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>{2010 Favorites} Waterside Cottages: The Book

> Photographed by Dan Mayers Our favorite home decor book of 2010 is Waterside Cottages. We never tire of browsing the pages full of beautiful cottages with themes influenced by their coastal surroundings. Giddy as a schoolgirl…yes, I was! I … Continue reading

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>{2010 Favorites} Vacation in a Lighthouse

> New Dungeness Lighthouse, Washington We originally shared this article with you during the Summer of 2010 and we still love this idea and have put it on our "bucket list".  Have you ever thought about staying somewhere a bit … Continue reading

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>Happy Holidays

> I heard the bells,  on Christmas Day,  Their old, familiar carols play,  And wild and sweet  The words repeat  Of peace on earth,  good will to men.  — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Happy Holidays to you & yours!

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>Celebrate the Holidays with Sarah Richardson

> "Sarah is not your average TV designer. Her keen understanding of the fundamentals of design compliment razor-sharp instincts in all matters of taste and style" To keep the demands of a hectic TV life in balance Sarah spends weekends … Continue reading

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>Christmas Morning at the Beach

> Our dining table centerpiece is complete and ready for family to surround it on Christmas morning.  The morning of Christmas is all about opening stockings and eating lots of delicious treats together (see recipes below).   A blown-glass Snowman takes … Continue reading

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>Memories of a Snowy Lighthouse

> 2008 was the year…our first Christmas living along the shores of the Pacific. We had just moved from the frigid cold and hip deep snow of Eastern Washington to, what we thought was, a warmer climate where snow was … Continue reading

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