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In Your Wildest Dreams

In Your Wildest Dreams I heard The Moody Blues’ “Your Wildest Dreams” on the radio the other day, and it really got me thinking. Not just about 80’s awesomeness, although that was definitely there, but about chasing our dreams and missed opportunities. Life can go in so many directions, just based on a seemingly simple decision. Several people have [...]

How to Sell Your Life

How to Sell Your Life Recently, I’ve been dismantling my world. I’ve been searching all the nooks and crannies…seeing what works, what doesn’t; what I like, what I don’t; what I need vs. what I’m told is required. I’ve come up with some tips. How to Decide What to Keep Do you need it? Kind of an obvious question, but [...]

Unveiling: Vintage Chic Nursery at Va...

I am so incredibly proud of Stephanie–she was invited to participate in the 2017 Vanguard Designer Showcase! For those of you who aren’t familiar with it, Vanguard is the separate fundraising arm for the Albany Symphony Orchestra. Since the 1980’s they have invited local designers to contribute to a showhouse, in which an entire house [...]

Power Through?

Power Through? So I’m sick. Like really, really, hacking up a lung, thick mucus gross sick. My new boss was inching his chair away every time I coughed in our meeting this morning. I’ve got a bad virus (which seems to happen every time I visit a place with more kids than adults…thanks, Magic Forest), and have [...]

Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day “God changes caterpillars into butterflies, sand into pearls and coal into diamonds using time and pressure. He’s working on you, too.” ~Rick Warren Change using time and pressure. I love this. Who are we but the graduation of our former selves; shaped by the experiences we’ve had? I know my teenage self would hardly recognize [...]

Craigslist Steal of the Day

Craigslist Steal of the Day If I had a spot for these babies…you better believe I wouldn’t be posting them here. All they need is a gorgeous blue and white fabric to make my heart sing…but the thick, rust colored upholstery fabric that is currently on there will go with a lot of decor. Currently for sale on the Albany [...]