Why Everyone is Talking About Goop
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Why Everyone is Talking About Goop

Remember Gwyneth Paltrow’s “conscious uncoupling” from Cold Play front man Chris Martin!?  Late night comedians had a hell of a time cracking jokes about that one.  But for many folks, it was also the first time hearing about Paltrow’s lifestyle website, Goop, on which she announced the split.  It probably was not the type of … Continue reading

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Your Best Mother’s Day Gift Guide!
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Your Best Mother’s Day Gift Guide!

If you haven’t thought about mom yet, you’d better get on it.  Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 11th!  There are plenty of boring old standbys like beautiful flowers and massages.  Trust me, any mom will love either one of those!  However, if you’re feeling a bit more creative this year, here are some more … Continue reading

Shabby Chic Kitchen Renovation, BEFORE and AFTER
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Shabby Chic Kitchen Renovation, BEFORE and AFTER

  It’s amazing to think that our kitchen renovation is finally done!  We’ve been enjoying the finished product for about 6 months now, but with baby Beau hogging my free time, I just now got around to taking some AFTER pictures.  The kitchen renovation was a much longer process than I ever anticipated.  I started … Continue reading

Awkward Cleaning
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Awkward Cleaning

No one particularly enjoys cleaning, but according to advertisers, it can be exhilarating  glamorous, infuriating and even lead to suicidal breakdowns!  Just take a look at the awkward stock photos posted recently on Huffington Post… and a few more I found across the inter-webs.  Next time you’re bummed out about cleaning, just think… at least you’re … Continue reading

Saving Storm Damaged Furniture
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Saving Storm Damaged Furniture

When Hurricane Isaac made landfall over the city of New Orleans in late August, the storm took its sweet time moving on.  The hurricane sat atop the Crescent City for days flooding streets, swelling rivers and in the hardest-hit areas, forcing water over our levees and inundating entire neighborhoods.  The devastation was greater than anyone- … Continue reading