DIY – Shabby Chic Furniture
Jan16

DIY – Shabby Chic Furniture

I recently took on a DIY project to turn an old wrought iron table and chairs into a shabby chic furniture set I would actually want to use! One of the easiest ways I’ve found to be a better steward of the environment is by finding new uses for old items. Part of this is out of necessity – after moving into my first home, I have no money left for new furniture! However, refashioning old furniture items can be a lot of fun – and while...

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Mad Men Style
Aug13

Mad Men Style

Market season is here. Store owners prepare to scout out all the latest trends so they can bring them back to their customers. What’s new this season? What colors are hot? What’s the latest craze? For us, the answer is simple. We are in love with modern vintage textiles. Prints and colors reminiscent of our grandmother’s era, but with a fresh perspective. Amy Butler’s florals with an Asian inspiration, Joel Dewberry’s sweet bird...

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Is It Possible to Have Too Many Pairs of Shoes?
Aug09

Is It Possible to Have Too Many Pairs of Shoes?

To many women reading the above, the knee-jerk answer is of course ‘no’. Shoes, unlike other staples of our wardrobes, don’t generally become too small or too large for us as our bodies change over the years and if we hold on to anything long enough (even the most tasteless-1970’s leg warmers) they eventually become retro or vintage. However there can come a point where we take things too far. Replacing the old boiler for a tankless...

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I Love Being Right
Aug09

I Love Being Right

I love being right…who doesn’t?! But I am particularly happy about being right about the hubs falling in love with Crossfit! Seriously, I have been doing Crossfit now for close to 2 years and although he tried a few classes awhile ago, it never stuck.  He has continued to see my love, dedication and success grow and back in July agreed to commit and give it a “real” try.  That’s all it took – he is hooked. Originally it was “I’ll go...

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Child Custody: Indiana Laws Regarding Parenting Time
Aug09

Child Custody: Indiana Laws Regarding Parenting Time

Divorce or legal separation can be very difficult on the entire family, especially on minor children of divorcing spouses. The state of Indiana has a number of guidelines in place designed to ensure that joint child custody arrangements do not create additional stress on children, but give them the opportunity to grow with and enjoy the care of both their parents. Let’s take a quick look at some key areas of the Indiana Parenting Time...

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