Month: November 2014


Marlowe Lane Holiday Home Tour

We hope you had a great Thanksgiving full of family, friends, great food, and hopefully lots of laughter!  Whether you are at home today recovering from the busy day yesterday, or out and about doing some Black Friday Christmas shopping, we know Christmas is already on our minds!  To kick off Marlowe Lane’s count-down to […] Read more…

Family Thanksgiving

2014 Turkey Day ~ Thanksgiving Decor Ideas & Recipes

This year we celebrated Thanksgiving early (and by early, we mean 3.5 weeks early!).  Our sister Jenny, brother-in-law Blake, and their band Two Way Crossing were in town for a concert here in Denver, and we wanted to celebrate while they were here since we wouldn’t see them over the real holiday.  Jenny and Blake […] Read more…

Twice Baked Potato Boats

Twice Baked Potato Boats ~ A Kindergarten Thanksgiving

When I was in Kindergarden, our Thanksgiving celebration involved making pilgrim and Indian hats, a turkey craft tracing our hands, and singing a turkey song or two… Ashlyne’s class actually had a Thanksgiving Feast with costumes, crafts and the whole shebang! When I volunteered I was asked to make Twice Baked Potato Boats with Sails celebrating the pilgrims voyage […] Read more…

How to Paint a Banister

How to Update a Banister – for Less than $50!

From the day Shawn and I moved in (about a year and a half ago), I’ve been talking about updating our banister.  After getting a quote from a local company to replace the banister with something more modern (like square posts) for $4,000+, I decided a coat of white paint and primer for $50 would do […] Read more…

Make an Old Lamp New!

How to Revamp a Lamp for $12 or less!

Sometimes going lamp shopping makes my head spin – as much as I love Pottery Barn and Crate & Barrel, I realllly don’t like spending $200+ on a table lamp. And I especially do not want to pay that much for one that I need in our guest room that I’m probably going to get […] Read more…

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