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My Natural Deodorant Journey with Native

Last year, I went on a quest to make the full-time switch to natural deodorant.  It came in tandem with other life changes I was making, like working out for the first time since college (I’m still going strong!) and also just trying to use more natural products in our family’s household.  BUT, I’m no […]

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Before + After: Our Living Room Fireplace Mantel #thisoldtudor

I originally didn’t intend to change the mantel in the living room of #thisoldtudor.  I liked the contrast of the dark wood against the whitewall.  But the more we lived with it, the more I realized it was just too small for the room.  The mantel is a focal point of any room ad our […]

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The Kids’ Green Bathroom – Keep or No?

Another day, another decision to be made in #thisoldtudor.  Home renovations are stressful yet addicting.  And look at that beaut of a bathroom.  Sometimes, I can see a room’s potential; but I’m no designer, so much of the time, I can’t.  When I saw this bathroom for the first time, I thought, ‘oh dear God, […]

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#thisoldtudor Powder Room: Before + After

It’s here! Our first somewhat big project in #thisoldtudor.  I was really excited to tackle this first floor powder room.  It seemed like such a small room and how expensive could it be?  Well, let me tell you: it adds up quickly.  However, I was able to find some cost savings by finding an extremely […]

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