Fashion Friday: How to Style a Black Maxi Skirt
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Fashion Friday: How to Style a Black Maxi Skirt

I popped into the mall the other day to return a potential (and ultimately disastrous) bridesmaid dress that I’d ordered online from Victoria Secret.  I seem to have a little bit of an… ahem… shopping addiction, so when I go in a store to return something, chances are I’ll walk out with something else.  And … Continue reading

Ellen Biddle Shipman Townhouse Grabs a Pretty Penny in NYC
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Ellen Biddle Shipman Townhouse Grabs a Pretty Penny in NYC

Just $35 million!  What a steal! The New York Observer is reporting the Ellen Biddle Shipman Townhouse in New York’s fashionable Beekman Place neighborhood was snapped up for a cool $35 million.  Shipman is credited with shaping the neighborhood into the exclusive hot spot it is today.  And get this… the closing price apparently set … Continue reading

Demolition Day!
Before and After

Demolition Day!

You know how those home improvement shows always make demolition look so much fun?  Well, that’s because it is!  This weekend, Joey and I tore out our old faucet, plumbing, garbage disposal, sink and counters.  Aside from the minor water explosion when we accidentally turned on the no-longer-hooked-up dishwasher, the rest of the process was … Continue reading

Antique Mirrored Backsplash
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Antique Mirrored Backsplash

The kitchen renovation is moving forward! I’ve installed decorative molding on all of the cabinets, the chalk paint process is coming along swimmingly, I’ve picked out gorgeous brass hardware and an even more gorgeous brass faucet, the antique chandeliers are glistening and our new countertops are being installed next week!  Picking the backsplash, however, has … Continue reading