Monthly Archives: September 2014

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Elkhorn Flea Finds

With the exception of Sunday morning, we spent the entire (and I mean entire) weekend prepping the guest room walls for paint, installing door and window trim and going back and forth between two almost identical paint colors. (Oh, and Scott took a 2 hour break to dig a trench in the back yard, you know, the usual.) It’s amazing how muchKEEP READING >

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A Little Shop Update

I wanted to slip in a little Pet Shop update after the (very, very good!) insanity that has been this past week. By noon on the first day of our birthday celebration, we sold well over half of my custom work allotment for the remainder of the year. Throughout the day and over night, the orders continued to trickle in, and before the end of theKEEP READING >

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Caring for a “Real” Yard (+ a Giveaway!)

This time last year, our poor yard was so covered in sawdust and our contractor’s bevvy of tools that we never really stopped to realize that our front lawn (more of a dirt patch at that point) was almost entirely shaded by 3 mature trees. Why does this matter now you ask? After a few brisk days, those three trees were tricked into thinkingKEEP READING >

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Last Week: San Francisco

Despite the on and off gray skies, our time in San Francisco felt – for the most part – magical. I say for the most part because, well, there may have been a moment of sheer sadness when, upon our plane’s landing, I pulled my camera from my bag and saw the dead battery. And for the first time in my life? I packed light, havingKEEP READING >

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Last Week: Portland (+ the Coast)

PET SHOP UPDATE: The response to our birthday celebration has been outstanding! So much so, that we’ve hit our earliest holiday sell-out to date for custom portraits (aka, the maximum number of paintings I can physically do before December 25th)! We have only a couple of openings left, after which, custom listings will become deactivated. ToKEEP READING >

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Happy Birthday, Pet Shop! (And Something for You)

UPDATE: The response to our birthday celebration has been outstanding! So much so, that we’ve hit our earliest holiday sell-out to date for custom portraits (aka, the maximum number of paintings I can physically do before December 25th)! We have only a couple of openings left, after which, custom listings will become deactivated. To theKEEP READING >