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Collection: Bows

As Christmas approaches why not wrap up the year with a collection of beautiful bows?  Wear them from head to toe {5}, or follow this bow-making tutorial from The Container Store so you and your gifts are looking your finest … Continue reading

23. December 2013 by susan
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Fresh Picks: Peonies

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…for peonies, anyway.  They are in full bloom.  Some day I fully intend to make a road trip to this 8-acre peony garden near my hometown.  If you can’t make it there, share … Continue reading

06. June 2013 by susan
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Fresh Picks: Seeds

This year I’m taking a bold step with my little garden and starting my plants from seeds.  All my seedling thoughts have me gaga for Lotta Jansdotter’s line of dishware {3,5} and linens for Fish’s Eddy.  I also love this … Continue reading

05. April 2013 by susan
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Fresh Picks: Pears

Pears are a great treat from Autumn to Winter, especially if you receive a holiday basket full of them.  After we snacked on most of ours, I poached the rest with vanilla and saffron and served them over ice cream. … Continue reading

09. January 2013 by susan
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CANAL WEST: Small Business Saturday

Canal West is now a (very) small business!  When you use the links on the blog to purchase an item featured here, in some cases the blog will earn a small commission (paid by the retailer, not you).  Please know that … Continue reading

24. November 2012 by susan
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Bestowed: Halloween

The ghosts and ghouls of Halloween are not particularly my thing.  But a recent round of BOOing in our neighborhood made me think that the kiddos needn’t have all the fun.  Inspired by Martha Stewart’s ability to add a classy … Continue reading

17. October 2012 by susan
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Bestowed: Back to School

The start of school created a mini-hiatus from the blog, so what better way to jump back in than with a few of my favorite office supplies.  They are well-suited for a student or anyone getting organized this fall.  And … Continue reading

05. September 2012 by susan
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Bestowed: Gardener

Though summer harvests may be ending, it’s not too late to treat your favorite gardener to a few tools of the trade.  You can choose items to use for late season planting or to get organized for next year.  Consider … Continue reading

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20. August 2012 by susan
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