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Alison Burtt
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London Calling
Some exciting news to share here at Pies & Puggles! We're abandoning our lovingly designed home, my busy little Etsy store and, sadly, our sweet little puggle Chester for six months to go live in London! No worries though! The house and the Chester will be ...

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New at Delightfully Modern
It's been a while since I posted about new items in my Etsy shop . Actually, it's been a while since I posted, period. What can I say? I've been inspired by other things lately. I can't promise that I'm back, but I did want to make note that I've got a gues...

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The Dismal State of Thrifting in the DC City Limits
Guys, I tried. I really tried. I even took a friend with me so mine wouldn't be the only opinion. But the state of thrifting within the DC city limits is pretty darn dismal. Oh, there are a couple of bright(er) spots, but they're about as far into the outsk...

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Smithsonian Craft Show 2014
I think when most people hear the words "craft show" they think about rag dolls, bird houses and homemade fudge as a marching band fundraiser at the local high school. But there is an entirely different side to craft. Even if you're familiar with the world ...

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How to blog and watch TV at the same time with Chromecast
A couple of months ago, I saw an advertisement on Hulu for a little gadget called Chromecast. It's made by Google and costs $35. This post is totally going to sound like Google is paying me. They are not. I just love this little thing to BITS. See, we don't...

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Thrifting in Arlington Virginia
A few weeks ago, I posted an update to my Thrifting Guide to Northern Virginia for 2014. Promptly, I got three requests for some DC and Arlington thrifting spots. Now, ordinarily I avoid the thrifts closer to the city. Back when I was still working full-tim...

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DC Goodwill Fashionista Blog Guest Post
Hop over to the DC Goodwill Fashionista blog where I'm guest posting today on some of the great mid century modern finds you can find for pennies at your local Goodwill! If you're visiting Pies & Puggles for the first time from DCGF, welcome! If you're look...

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A Lenten Journey
It's Ash Wednesday, which means it's time to talk about Lent again. Don't worry, this isn't going to be all about religion beyond a little bit of explanation, which is important to me, but I get isn't important to everyone. So just bear with me? For those w...
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