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Kristen Howerton
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Design dilemma: I need help with mid-century modern overhead lighting
Okay people. I need help solving a design dilemma in my new house: overhead lighting. I went big on a couple statement chandeliers .... one over the dining room table ( this mid-century guy from West Elm ) and two that hang over the kitchen island ( these b...

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A look at the American Girl Doll's shift towards diversity and gender inclusion
American Girl has been around for a long time, but the company has recently made some great strides in telling more diverse and empowering stories. I'm talking about some of my favorite dolls, movies, and books, including: 1.  Melody doll   |  2.  Logan dol...

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What I want you to know regarding MY truth about student loans
What I Want You to Know  is a series   of reader submissions. It is an attempt to allow people to tell their personal stories, in the hopes of bringing greater compassion to the unique issues each of us face. If you would like to submit a story to this seri...

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That's what SHE said: long lost letters from the alphabet, the effects of screen-time on you kids, interracial couples react to the movie Get Out, and more....
Here are some things I read this week that made me think. (These are just snippets - click on the title to read the whole thing.) This Couple Married For 37 Years Always Dress In Matching Outfits from Giedré at Bored Panda "While some people struggle to fin...

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Instagram Roundup
A look back on some of the interesting things from the past week on Instagram.... How we celebrate St. Patrick's Day.  You can pin that if you want.  #Meaningful #DIY #Crafty #CherishedMemories The foodie vs. the "beige diet" Go Grease Lightning! A post sha...

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A before-and-after of our new garage work/music space.
#springcleaning @Clorox #ad 

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Road Trip Sanity Savers
This post was sponsored by Best Fiends Remember road-trips when you were a kid? I do. Standing up behind your parents in the front seat. Rolling around in the back of a station wagon. Draping yourself over all manner of siblings and seat backs in order to g...

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Turning the garage into a family-friendly office
This post is sponsored by  Clorox . I've mentioned before that we recently downsized and moved into a home we used to live in. We went from about 2300 sq. ft. to about 1400 sq. ft. I have no regrets because the pool and the friends they have in this neighbo...

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What I want you to know about serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer
What I Want You to Know  is a series   of reader submissions. It is an attempt to allow people to tell their personal stories, in the hopes of bringing greater compassion to the unique issues each of us face. If you would like to submit a story to this seri...

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Clothing subscription box showdown! Stitch Fix vs. Trunk Club vs. LeTote
Clothing subscription box showdown! Stitchfix vs. Trunk Club vs. LeTote. I'm sharing boxes from each brand, and talking about the pros and cons. An honest look at what I like and don't like about each service. bit.ly/getletote bit.ly/50offtrunkclub bit.ly/y...
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