“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” ―Leonardo da Vinci
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A Beautiful Easter

Celebrating Easter and decorating for the holiday is a lot of fun. Popular customs include … Read more

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Easter Dinner

When I was growing up, Easter dinner was usually an early afternoon affair. Though it was … Read more

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Black Magic

The color black has timeless appeal. Though it actually represents the absence of color, there is … Read more

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Cabin in the Woods

When all around the world is white, what better place to kick off the snow and settle back than in a … Read more

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Living with Winter White

Once upon a time, when I was seriously considering buying a white couch, my mother dismissed the … Read more

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Edit Your Wardrobe

You know it's time to edit your wardrobe when you can pick through a dozen items in your closet and … Read more

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Simple Resolutions Worth Making

New Year resolutions come and go; but the voice inside my head, telling me to make changes, is … Read more

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Sausagekraut

A family favorite around our house, this sausage and sauerkraut dish is a holiday tradition my mom … Read more

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Decorating for Christmas

Gathering family and friends together is one of the greatest joys of the holiday season. You … Read more

Patricia and TomHello . . . and welcome to our happy home! Tom and I are two empty nesters who have decided to downsize and simplify our lives. The time has come to lose the clutter and drama, travel a little, laugh a lot, sit back, and enjoy the simple pleasures life has to offer. Read more

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Slow Down to Savor Life

I've been known to tell people that I'm so busy, I don't have time to breathe. It might be an exaggeration, but there are some days when I simply have … Read more

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