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My very own Ikea hack.

Last year we took down the wood blinds in our master bedroom. We had inherited them from the previous owners, and in their place we hung double curtain rods and curtains from Pottery Barn along with some sheers from Ikea. One year and one economic downturn later, we couldn’t afford to do the same for […]

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How to get free stools (or anything) from Target (or other places).

So, we’ve been wanting to buy four of these really reasonably priced stools from Target for over two years now. Even though $160 wouldn’t be that big of  a chunk out of our budget, we just haven’t made them a priority. But recently, I realized that I have rewards on a Capital One card I’ve […]

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How to become a better photographer

For all of 2008, I took at least one picture every day…also known around the internet as Project 365. This was my official photo for the day exactly two years ago today. I was thinking how this project improved my photography skills more than if I had taken a class or read a bunch of […]

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