Devon on July 3rd, 2016

I know this is out of the blue. After a lot of deliberation with Jay, we have decided to pack up our belongings, sell the Dallas house, and move to Italy. I know what you are thinking. “WHAT!?” Yes, we are moving to right outside of Rome. And, yes, I have never been to Italy. […]

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Devon on April 20th, 2016

It’s official, they accepted the offer! Italy, here we come!

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Devon on April 11th, 2016

Jay and I did a house scouting trip around my birthday in 2016. Jay had done research on Italian properties for 6 months to a year prior to making the decision to actually move. Within 3 months of moving, we contacted a delightful British Relator, Alison Holland (in collaboration with the Alfano Consulting Agency), that moved to […]

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Devon on November 8th, 2011

So after a few month of searching, Jay found the perfect puppy; Riley. Once he arrived it was all fun and games until you noticed that the only place he had for his bathroom area was in over grown 3 foot high Asian Jasmine vines. So, being a landscape designer, I decided to put my […]

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Devon on May 2nd, 2010

So, I did it. I finally spent the time to learn how to fold a fitted sheet. It’s really not that hard once you get the hang of it. It takes about as much time to fold a fitted sheet as it does wadding one up and yelling, “whatever.” I learned how to do it […]

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Devon on October 22nd, 2009

Now that I have a job, I needed a car to get around and go to Dallas this Sunday. So, I got a car! I walked into the car dealership and after 4 hours with a headache, I came out the owner of a 2007 MAZDA3 i Sport 4dr Sedan. I got them to drop […]

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Devon on February 16th, 2009

I decorated the guest bath and guest room; this weekend we finished it. I have always wanted a poster bed and I found one at World Market — which so happened to be on sale (just a bit more then what I wanted to spend, but worth it), so we got it. We then hunted down a mattress […]

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Devon on February 16th, 2009

Last weekend we finished up the master bathroom. We started by painting the walls; we wanted a caramel color and chocolate brown trim. The room ended up a pumpkin wall color and chocolate trim. We actually like it, so it stayed — it feels really warm. We hung some floating shelves and got all new accessories. We stayed with white towels […]

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Devon on January 16th, 2009

When you move from a 600 square foot apartment into a 1500 square foot house, you may know that the house is kida’ empty. Which is depressing — but you lift your spirits by going furniture shopping! And who can resist furniture shopping when the furniture you want is on sale with only $1 shipping!?! […]

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Devon on January 12th, 2009

The office is on the way to being finished. The walls and trim are all painted. Most of the current furniture is in place. The other day we were hanging floating shelves from Ikea. We had three shelves and they were going 15 inches on center from the celling down the wall in a column […]

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