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Throwback Thursday Part III

Throwback Thursday Part III

Flashback to our city home in Buffalo, NY.  We really loved some of the quirky touches that came with our 1926 foursquare in the historic neighborhood of Park Meadow.  A few things didn’t make the cut though. Two of which were the painted-on “runner” on the stairway landing and this eclectic-meets-rickety-main bath: The shower definitely … Continue reading

They Just Don’t Make ’em

They Just Don’t Make ’em

…Like They Used to! Before Mike and I moved to Ohio we owned a 1926 three story all brick foursquare in the historic neighborhood of Buffalo known as Park Meadow- the home of the 1901 Pan American Exposition. The original showcase of modern electricity!  And sadly,  the very place President McKinley was assassinated.   The rich history of … Continue reading

Dining Room Update

Dining Room Update

As you may remember, our dining room was the first project we tackled in our new house. You recall the awful wallpaper story, I’m sure.  I never got around to posting photos of the room fully decorated because we needed to find dining chairs first. After weeks of trying to find 8 beautiful chairs at a reasonable price we found some … Continue reading

Why Rust Belt Beautiful?

Why Rust Belt Beautiful?

The comforts of home. Growing up my family lived in a hockey town, on a one way street surrounded with families that had as little as we did. It was great. We would hear our parents talk about the good ol’ days of Buffalo when Bethlehem Steel was booming and everyone had jobs, people went … Continue reading