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September 2016

The house, The Life

Friday Nesting 9/30

Friday story time. Over the past two weekends, the Isanti County area has had a vintage shop tour. What is that? Well, people sell vintage goodies at their house. It’s like a garage sale, but classier because people set up different areas (barns, tents, basements) with actual home décor staging. It is fantastic. Two weekends ago, I found this huge, galvanized tub that I thought we wanted to use for part of the laundry sink. It was only $20 and in great condition. I proudly hauled it home,  ...

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Decor, The house, The Seasonal Decor

2016 Fall Decor Home Tour

You know it’s fall when… The cool, crisp morning air wakes you up as soon as you step outside. For me, it always seems to catch me off guard. I walk out the door for work in a t-shirt and sandals and am hit in the face with a coldness that I never get used to. Apple orchards, fall festivals and chili cook-offs are a weekend staple. They’re literally everywhere. Not having anything to do on the weekends is a total lie because I can almost guarantee that from August through November, there is  ...

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Decor, The house, The Seasonal Decor

Fall Front Porch Decor

Growing up, my mom had at least two giant plastic totes of decorations for each holiday and season. From Fourth of July to fall to the month of January, there was a decoration for everything. And it wasn’t subtle decorations. No. This was all-out, looks like you walked into said holiday or season’s Mecca. When I started college, us roommates would do a slightly half-assed version of Christmas decorations, but nothing really stuck. Last year, in the townhouse with Brett, I threw out two  ...

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The Life

Friday Nesting 9/23

this post contains affiliate links for your convenience. see the full disclosure here. Friday story time. So this week, we had the tree trimmers come out and cut back some trees that were touching the power lines. They said they were just trimming back a few branches, nothing major. So, imagine our surprise when we got home from a Menards trip Tuesday evening to see that “there’s a highway lane running through our backyard” (Brett’s words to the tree trimming service).   Thankfully,  ...

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