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    I do think having access to all this information...

    I do think having access to all this information is a mixed bag. It can make us obsessive about finding out stuff and then there's nothing for us to do with the info anyway. I think it feeds the...
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    Relax, Catherine! :) Aren't your kids in their...

    Relax, Catherine! :) Aren't your kids in their 30's? College-educated professionals? I think this is the stage where the relationship between mother/child is supposed to evolve into a more...
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    Just got back from gym visit and it was great. I...

    Just got back from gym visit and it was great. I swam, I jacuzzied, I swam some more, jacuzzi...... It was wonderful. The pool area was busy enough to feel social but not packed. Maybe 15 people...
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    The oak ones are usually too big. I'm looking...

    The oak ones are usually too big. I'm looking for 42" diameter or smaller. I just saw a nice one on craigslist - really pretty base. I would need to refinish it (espresso color and scratched top),...
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    I've been looking for a pedestal table on the...

    I've been looking for a pedestal table on the secondary market for years without luck. Pottery Barn has them for $600. Penney's has an unpainted one for $565 and a white one for $675. I've never...
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    Thanks for the link, Catherine! We actually have...

    Thanks for the link, Catherine! We actually have the same Ikea kitchen cabs as they do (I'm so proud of DH that he put them all together and installed them) and used to have the same floor that they...
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    I really like your nook Catherine. The windows,...

    I really like your nook Catherine. The windows, the rounded corners on your bench, the beautiful farm table.

    I actually have a perfect spot for a bench. My area is an L-shape. I used to have...
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    Thanks guys. Our garden is tiny but we do love...

    Thanks guys. Our garden is tiny but we do love it. Having nice weather year-round, we spend lots of time in it.

    Catherine - your yard is HUGE! It's not a garden, it's a park. I love how...
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    Yes, pedestals seem to work well in small spaces,...

    Yes, pedestals seem to work well in small spaces, especially at softening the hard corners. That table you posted is very pretty. And I like the visual weight of it. I think it would work well in...
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    I have a lot of color in mine too. I have a long...

    I have a lot of color in mine too. I have a long wall and a partial one in bright yellow and then I have lots of accents in red and turquoise. I have all open shelving in the kitchen too. Lately...
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    $700?! That's amazing. And this look is so...

    $700?! That's amazing. And this look is so classic. I had to look up parson's chairs and I like them. I just saw two of them at Ross today. $60 each, seemed like a good price. They would look...
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    Garden Photo Album

    I've been really enjoying the garden photos posted by various members. I thought it would be fun to create an album where everyone can post pics from their gardens and it can just grow with the...
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    We have a small city lot - appx 5,200 sq ft and...

    We have a small city lot - appx 5,200 sq ft and that includes the sidewalk and parkstrip I think. So we have to be selective on what we plant. Cost wise, veggies are not really a smart choice. We...
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    I found a good gym and I'm going to try them out...

    I found a good gym and I'm going to try them out this week. It's less expensive than the Y and closer to my house. They have a very nice pool, dry sauna, and jacuzzi. And I can do a monthly...
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    I don't know that you have to feel bad about...

    I don't know that you have to feel bad about this. Dh and I have chosen not to have kids so we know that we won't have that legacy or whatever it's called. But I think that is so much a human...
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    Peasant meals are my favorites. I have a...

    Peasant meals are my favorites. I have a cookbook I think you might like: Flatbreads & Flavors by Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid. Too bad you don't live nearby!
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    I stumbled onto this blog and her dining nook is...

    I stumbled onto this blog and her dining nook is very similar to mine. And she's using a table that looks just like the Ikea one I've been thinking of using. I wish I could copy/past the photo, but...
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    Ok, so yesterday was productive but not so much...

    Ok, so yesterday was productive but not so much on the projects list. While I was cooking I decided to do a big batch cooking for the week and the same thing with the laundry, might as well do all...
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    Float-on - you are so inspirational!!! And it's...

    Float-on - you are so inspirational!!! And it's kind of funny that you are swimming in rocks and I've recently bought a bunch of rocks for my garden. If I lived near you we could help each other...
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    I've always preferred the manual cameras with...

    I've always preferred the manual cameras with film. I finally gave in and bought a digital and I never use it. The instant results are so anti-climatic! And I miss the serendipity of a good shot. ...
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    Sorry to hear that Steve! Hot muggy weather is...

    Sorry to hear that Steve! Hot muggy weather is the worst. You have no choice but to relax and stay as comfortable as you can. :)
  22. Good work, ej! You're making lots of progress. ...

    Good work, ej! You're making lots of progress. Remember the saying, "Progress, not perfection!" A step forward is still a step forward.
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    Ok, new week. It's 7:30 a.m., and time to start...

    Ok, new week. It's 7:30 a.m., and time to start the day. The most pressing project is the garage. It's become cluttered with lots of stuff, including some furniture, and is in real need of work. I...
  24. Rosa - that looks great! And I'm kinda shocked...

    Rosa - that looks great! And I'm kinda shocked to learn that there are no Rosas in your garden. :)
  25. Thread: Kondo Project

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    My whole house has officially been Kondo'd. ...

    My whole house has officially been Kondo'd.

    Next week I start on the garage. I already did one big purging and now it's down to all those things that I want to keep but don't use, don't need. ...
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