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Five No-Fail Tips for Fabulous Window Treatments

Choosing window treatments can be overwhelming for home buyers when they do not have the time, confidence in their design skills, or product knowledge beyond…

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Idakoos.com: Create your own fashion style, using personalized t-shirts

by Guest Blogger, Edward Montalvo, www.idakoos.com We have all been in the position of seeing someone else in a shirt that you own. Suddenly your…

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The NYTimes.com Overhaul: A Designer’s All-You-Can-Eat Buffet

For the past two years, one of the biggest news sites, The New York Times, has been working on a complete overhaul of their website…

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O + P’s Movie Recommendations

Art imitates life and life imitates art and art imitates life and life imitates art...  These movies will MAKE. YOU. THINK. And perhaps forever change how…

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It’s Not You, It’s Me – The movie. Not my relationship nightmares.

No, this isn’t another one of my dating stories, believe it or not, it’s about a “brutally humorous” independent film, its’ writer/director, and his pick-up…

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80s Movie STAT!

Every now and then, I need a break the proverbial hamster wheel of design, selling, blogging, teaching, never-ending dieting and answering emails from shirtless men…

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O + P’s Movie Recommendations

Art imitates life and life imitates art and art imitates life and life imitates art…  These movies will MAKE. YOU. THINK. And perhaps forever change how your brain. Good. Then they did their job. Enjoy! “Art of the Steal” (2009) A gripping tale of intrigue and mystery in the art world, this film traces the history of the Barnes collection of Post-Impressionist paintings, which was worth billions and became the subject

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My Father’s Sweater: A DIY Upcycled Forget-Him-Not

My father passed away many years ago. So many so, sometimes my memory of him feels like swirling dust – the fine, tiny particles of the image of his face, disappearing as the air carries them in all different directions. As I packed up my life last summer for my big move south, I came across my big, blue Tiffany & Co. box I keep of all my fondest mementos

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WEEKEND IN: Naples, Florida

WEEKEND EXCURSION  Naples, Florida Amy B. Perrault, Naples-based editor of OCEAN + PEARL and owner of Naples Bay Blinds & Shutters shares her off-duty local favorites   Seaside Excursion :: My Weekend :: Naples, Florida by abperrault featuring a platform bed     WHAT I LOVE ABOUT WEEKENDS IN NAPLES Sleeping late (late means 8:00AM to us), drinking coffee in bed with my love watching the morning news, and cocktails on

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