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    5 Beautiful Things

    BY:Andrew

    The Painted Room In my grandparents’ former home, there was a sitting room at the back of the house where I used to love to spend time. It was filled with all kinds of houseplants, books and magazines. On a large wooden cabinet sat an old radio and on the walls were paintings of all […]

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    Winter Morning Wreath

    BY:Josh and Brent

    Use items found in your yard & household borax to create our sparkling “Winter Morning Wreath.”

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    5 Beautiful Things

    BY:Andrew

      The Political Art of Shepard Fairey With so much attention being paid to the U.S. election this week – both within U.S. borders and beyond – I wanted to shed a little light on one artist behind one of the most iconic political posters of our time: the Obama Hope poster. Many of you […]

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    5 Beautiful Things

    BY:Andrew

      Tales From The Crypt The bearded man led us down the porch steps and onto the lawn, his boots crunching through an icy layer of snow, which had begun to fall the moment he mentioned the crypt in the backyard. With its frozen tears, the sky wept down upon us as we got closer […]

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    5 Beautiful Things

    BY:Andrew

      “See the geese in chevron flight Flappin’ and a racin’ on before the snow They’ve got the urge for going And they’ve got the wings so they can go” This excerpt from Joni Mitchell’s 1967 song “Urge for Going” has been traveling the circuits of my mind for days now. Above my head, each […]

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  • Once finished, coil a short strand of electric LED holiday lights inside each pumpkin, and plug into a hidden powerstrip. (Non-LED lights will also work, but put off more heat and may shorten life of pumpkin.)

    Pumpkin Porch Decor

    BY:Josh and Brent

    Jack-O-Lanterns are great for Halloween, but what if you want to decorate with carved pumpkins for more of the autumn season?

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    Haunted Houses

    BY:Josh and Brent

    When you drive around Otsego and Schoharie Counties you see lots of evidence of the area’s history.  As one of the first “settled” parts of a young country, remnants of the growth of America march right along with you. Photographer Richard Walker has beautifully documented some of this history. Whether you believe in haunted houses […]

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    Same Old Story

    BY:Josh and Brent

        Two people happen across an old farm in upstate NY and fall in love with it. They figure out how to turn a piece of history into a flourishing new business. They become home décor icons. Does this sound even vaguely familiar?  It’s the story of Mackenzie-Childs. You can tour the original home […]

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    5 Beautiful Things

    BY:Andrew

    Wear in the World For this week’s Five Beautiful Things I wanted to incorporate the element of travel, given Brent’s and Josh’s involvement in The Amazing Race. Hopefully everyone tuned in to the season premier to see them repel from a 300-foot bridge in California, play ping-pong with a Chinese junior champion in Shanghai and […]

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    5 Beautiful Things

    BY:Andrew

      A {Painted} Penny For Your Thoughts Beginning early next year, pennies will no longer be manufactured in Canada, ending over 150 years of production by the Canadian Mint. The poor penny has been deemed “unnecessary” to the Canadian economy and the one-cent tender will become a thing of the past. Reaction to the news […]

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