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Thanksgiving Countdown

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So, you’re hosting Thanksgiving, this year? Congratulations! Or, shall we say, Good Luck? Last year was our first Thanksgiving at The House on High Street. I remember feeling excited and nervous. Thankfully, it was a success. I think the best advice I can give you is to plan ahead and pace yourself. I actually created my own Thanksgiving Countdown! So, here are some tips for you in preparing for one of the greatest holidays, ever. Have fun!

DIY Makeover ~ Vanity bench

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Everybody likes a good DIY Makeover story, right? Well, here you go…

I’m not sure why, but every time I turn around, my Mother-in-Law is dropping something off to my house. Evidently, Scott was a collector and cluttered up her house for twenty-some years. I think this is pay back time because almost every time she visits, we seem to collect more of his old stuff and some of hers, too. 

5 Things to Make Your Thanksgiving Holiday Extraordinary

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I don’t know about you, but on one hand, it seems like yesterday we were celebrating our First Thanksgiving at The House on High Street. It was a success, and Scott and I had a lot of fun doing it.  (I’m considering doing another Facebook LIVE series throughout the holiday season, so you’ll have to keep watch for that on Facebook.) As much as Pinterest, sometimes, overwhelms me- I remember finding some pretty extraordinary ideas on there. Such as these personalized place settings, that I made last year. 

Have a SEAT! The Chairs at The House on High Street

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I can’t believe that we are coming up to our FIFTH year living at The House on High Street. It seems like yesterday that we were knocking down walls, filling in holes, replacing trim, and tackling dozens upon dozens of other renovation tasks. Now, I’d say we’re pretty comfortable and settled. (By no means finished! We still have a lot of exterior work that we’re saving up for.)

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