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November 2015

Introducing Baby Henry!

- Mom + Baby

I realized the other day that I hadn’t posted any baby pictures yet, and I couldn’t post all of those “bumpdates” without officially announcing the arrival of our little one on this blog. Henry arrived in this world on Halloween and we could not be more in love. Please forgive me if blog posts are a little sparse for a while…I’m busy staring at this sweet face! Don’t forget that you can sign up to receive my emails – I send…

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Banana Chocolate Chip Scones

- Breakfast, Food + Drink

When I buy more than one banana at the grocery store, it never fails that a few days later I have several brown bananas sitting on my countertop. It’s like they’re perfect for about half a day, and if you don’t eat them then, they’re TOO ripe. Does anyone else have that problem? The good news: over-ripe bananas are excellent for baking. The other day, the baby was sleeping peacefully in his swing (best.invention.EVER) and I took advantage of the…

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How to Refinish Hardwood Floors: Part 2

- Projects + Inspiration
How to Refinish Wood Floors yourself via Life on Shady Lane blog

A few weeks ago, I posted “Part 1” of the floor-refinishing process. I meant to post Part 2 way before now…but I’ve been just a little busy – Our new baby arrived on Halloween! So it’s a week two weeks after his arrival, and I finally have a moment to finish this post! In Part 1, I talked about the sanding process.  Today, I’ll go over staining and finishing – this part is much more exciting, because you finally get to see…

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