How To Create a Vintage Modern Cocktail Bar

It’s no secret that retro cocktails are presently all the rage. So when vintage shopping, one thing I always have my eye out for is vintage barware. Usually it can be picked it up at a fair price, and of course it will elevate your hostess status to an eleven. So let’s time-travel and take your kitchen liquor cabinet to a speakeasy style cocktail bar. I’m here to help you find affordable pieces for a collection would have Don Draper green with envy.

How To Create A Vintage Modern Cocktail bar that would make Don Drape green with envy.

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Faster and Farther with eero WiFi Network

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When we first moved into the house, my phone was slow. My iPad was slow. My laptop…you guessed it, slow. The Boy was at his wits end with 3 different WiFi networks in the house plus multiple repeaters. If you were upstairs, you got dropped from the stronger network. Sometimes you’d be on the slowest network, and no matter how many times you changed over, the iPhone would switch back to the slowest network. Nothing did the trick. I think my exact words were, “if we can’t fix this, Imma chuck my phone out the window”.

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Makers & Shakers — The Story Of A Rug Collector

Since I started this blog, I’ve met some incredibly talented people. Some artists, others collectors, some makers…all are pretty darn talented. Sometimes they’re nice enough to let me get up close and personal and share their story. Today I’m featuring Kim Gunter, rug collector extraordinaire and the brains behind Woven Abode.

Makers & Shakers — The Rug Collector Kim Gunter The Woven Abode

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How to Install a Ceiling Medallion and Lighting – DIY

After purchasing a ceiling medallion and lighting last November, we finally installed it Saturday. You may have caught a few glimpses of the DIY on Instagram Stories, but if you missed it, here is the the full install in all its glory including the final reveal, which wound up looking killer.

DIY - How to install a ceiling medallion

After about 2.5 minutes into the install, The Boy said…and I quote, “I am loathing this already. I’m envisioning much cursing, sweating, and a trip or 7 to Home Depot in my near future.” He was right. There was 1 trip to Home Depot and some sweat involved. There was also, “please, please, pretty please with sugar on top” uttered which is how we curse in front of the small children, so one could argue there was foul language. But all in all, it was surprisingly simple.

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WOW! Thank you!

Holy smokes! When I wrote that post about losing my job yesterday, I didn’t realize it would resonate with so many readers. I just wanted to pop in really quick to say thank you. Thank you for taking the time to read the post. Thank you for all the emails of encouragement. Thank you for sharing your stories with me. Thank you, just thank you. Your words uplifted my spirit in a way you’ll never know.  I’m going to rock funemployment as best I can.

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