I feel like this winter will go down in the record books as the longest, coldest season in history. Perhaps not because of the true weather stats, but between the posts of misery on Facebook, piles of soggy boots and socks, and drawn looks of anguish on parents' faces every...
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A little while ago we shared our plans to purchase a new security system. Since we already had an existing (but dated) system, we had a solid understanding of the drawbacks and limitations of our existing system to help us in our shopping. However, I wasn't totally sure where to...
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We've all likely seen it in magazines, or heard of it being done from a friend or antiques dealer, or witnessed it in a friend or family members renovated bathroom, and it seems like a pretty straight forward and simple idea. The concept is one that can both save a...
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Old Town Alexandria is known for its close ties to the life and legacy of George Washington. Our most recognizable founding father had a townhome on Cameron Street, attended services at Christ Church (where his family pew still stands), and lived just a few miles south of Old Town in...
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Jump To Latest Update - 5:45 PMAll day I've been a giddy as a camel in an insurance commercial. Seriously, ask my annoyed co-workers, I've been this way all day long.Mike, Mike, Mike, Mike, Mike, guess what day it is!!! Guess. What. Day. It. Is!That's right, folks! We've got ourselves...
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Among our friends, family, and now the Internet, we're somewhat known for starting and working on many simultaneous projects. We may preach the good old "one room at a time" approach to DIY home improvement, but in actuality, we practice "one major room ripped apart for what seems like an...
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If there was one thing we knew about the purchase of our home over a decade ago before we even started a single project, it was that we'd eventually install crown moulding in pretty much every single area of our house. It's an element of home decor, historic homes, and...
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As much as we sometimes wish our lives were 24x7 DIY (with the frequent vacation thrown in), this obviously isn't a reality. We split our time between the hobbies we love, the downtime we enjoy, taking care of ourselves and our four legged children, the work and chores we must...
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Guess what day it is? Nope, not my new favorite day of the week thanks to an office camel promoting the significance of hump day. Instead, it's the annual Old Town Boutique District Warehouse Sale at the Masonic Temple here in Old Town! While I'm certainly no fashionista, even I...
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