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Death of a Houseplant

Av Making It Lovely | December 17 at 16:50
When do you give up on a houseplant? I brought home my fiddle leaf fig in October, 2012 . It dropped some leaves, but I quickly figured out how to keep it happy and it thrived. It ... Les innlegg
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The Search for a New Tradition

Av Making It Lovely | December 15 at 17:40
We celebrate Christmas Eve at my sister-in-law’s home for dinner. Brandon’s family always has Swedish meatballs, creamed spinach, garlic mashed potatoes, fresh bread, and a ... Les innlegg
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24 Merry Days Giveaway: Win Two......

Av Making It Lovely | December 09 at 14:00
Each day this December through Christmas Eve, there is a giveaway being hosted by one of twenty four bloggers taking part in 24 Merry Days . I’ve already written about Les innlegg
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The Fireplace Mantel, Decorated for......

Av Making It Lovely | December 08 at 15:00
This post is sponsored by  Target . Shop  Home Décor  for modern luxury made easy. Confession: we waited until after Thanksgiving to put our tree up, but I started bringing out ... Les innlegg
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Madame Secretary

Av Making It Lovely | December 03 at 18:54
I mentioned a couple of months ago that I wanted to add a secretary desk to the library because the room needed a piece with height and a desk would be a useful addition. I chose ... Les innlegg
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Two Months Old (Calvin’s Monthly Photo)

Av Making It Lovely | December 02 at 18:41
There’s the smiley baby we know around here! Such a difference from last months picture. Also? Hobbes! Watterson never licensed the characters but we did find a stuffed tiger ... Les innlegg
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Keeping Track of Sales (and a Giveaway!)

Av Making It Lovely | November 25 at 14:56
Sponsored by PoachIt . I tend to shop for specific clothes only when I need them. A new coat because my old one has become threadbare, or more recently, a few nursing-friendly ... Les innlegg
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Status Report

Av Making It Lovely | November 24 at 17:43
Calvin is seven weeks old, and I think we can call it now: he has been the easiest of our three babies. He rarely cries for long now, as I can anticipate his needs and read his ... Les innlegg
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Peacock Mirror

Av Making It Lovely | November 20 at 21:02
There is a wall in our back parlor that has been calling out for a mirror. I hung the Lily mirror from our old house as a placeholder, but it felt a bit too girly for the space. ... Les innlegg
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Independent Shopping in Oak Park, IL

Av Making It Lovely | November 18 at 11:58
Oak Park has some great restaurants and well-known chain stores, but it also has a huge variety of independent shops. Below, I’ve highlighted some of the best from here in town, ... Les innlegg
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