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Design Inspiration: Riviera Maya, Mexico

Decorators and Designers are always on the lookout for trends and great design that can be translated into a current project or mentally filed away for a future project. So it was no surprise that when my family and I recently vacationed in Mexico I snapped some photos of the resort’s decor for design inspiration. […]

Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin Bread (and Muffins)

Today is the first day of October and that means it is almost fall in Texas.  After a long, hot summer, I always find myself at this time of year longing for crisp fall air and falling leaves.  Baking  an aromatic, spicy pumpkin bread helps to appease my longing as I wait for the heat […]

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Staged to Dwell: Starting Over

I collaborated on a project in which a single mom and her young daughter were starting over.  Once they were a family of three in a much larger home.  Now they are a family of two in a smaller, more manageable home.  Although the break up of a family is a difficult thing, the one […]

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