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Just Add Some Paint: Nursery Update

When you move into a new house (or 95 year old house in our case), the easiest thing you can do to update the space is add a fresh coat of paint.  Before we moved in, we had the whole first floor of the house skim coated (to make the bumpy plaster walls smooth) and […]

losing a pet

In Memoriam: Jerome “Biggie” Wisniewski

Sometimes I wonder why we do this to ourselves.  We get these beloved pets well knowing that they will likely pass away before we do.  When they do pass, they take a little piece of our soul with them.  Losing a pet is painful; this is all still so fresh.  Out of habit, I went […]

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A Simple Switch: Why I Choose Natural Cleaning Products

I don’t live in a totally “green” home; I’m trying, for sure, but there are plenty of home products I use that still have ‘unclean’ ingredients in them.  I think I started looking for and using natural cleaning products (that are plant-based) when I was pregnant. Like most people, I love a clean house but […]