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Home Decor Trends for 2017

I am always eager to see what’s in and what’s out for the new year.  I paid close attention while at Market in Las Vegas and then browsed Pinterest to see if, in fact, my observations were accurate.  Running strong for a couple of years, and thank goodness...

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What happens in Vegas…

Me and my sidekicks (Khristi & Lindsey) headed to Vegas for our annual buying trip.  It’s a fun time spent with friends as well as buying for the store for the year.  I placed my order for Christmas 2017.  Crazy right! Each year I learn a little more about...

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Dirty Little Secret

When people come to the store they often ask me about my own home.  They say, “your house must be decorated so adorably.”  They do not believe me when I tell them that it is not and needs a lot of work! Well, today is the day that I am going to share my...

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New Year Road Trip

The White Barn goes on the road to find more treasures and a little relaxation to being the new year.

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Herbed Olives

As you have seen in previous posts, we have a family tradition of olive picking.  We crack, cure, and season them to perfection.  Even if you don’t have this family tradition, you too can have amazing olives for yourself or to give away. If you need to  buy the...

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Salty Sweet Pecans

Happy Holidays! Can you believe it’s here?  All the planning, shopping, cooking, anticipating and “bam”.Well,  I have a fun recipe to share with you, which really should have been shared a month ago, but better late than never.  This one is a crowd...

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Summer Cottage Holiday Inspiration

Happy December everyone!  I can’t believe we are half way through the month already.  I thought I was so organized, then Thanksgiving hit and it’s been a blur ever since.  I have decided that next year, the Christmas tree must go up after Halloween.  The...

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Bottle Brush Tree Love

Bottle Brush Tree Love I have been collecting bottle brush trees for about 8 years.  I love them, and I can add one or two to my collection each year without breaking the bank.  I bought one last year, after Christmas, at Marshall’s for $1.00. I am always trying...

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Creating a Christmas Birdcage

I love birdcages and I especially love a Christmas decorated birdcage.  Here is how I created mine, but remember to choose the things you love and that bring you joy. I have had these angels since I was three, at least that is my first memory of them.  I added some...

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Spicy Vodka

Here is an easy, inexpensive gift you can give to friends or offer as the perfect hostess gift.  A few years ago I was given a bottle of spicy vodka.  It is perfect for bloody mary’s! It is easy peasy.  I bought bottles for $1.99 at Marshall’s and Ross.  I...

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