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North Cack

Home Sweet Home

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I spent this past week in NC, through snow and record breaking freezing cold temps, just dripping with nostalgia. It was a fantastic whirlwind of a five day jaunt. Old friends, old college homes, visits with dear old friends, my…

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Ace Hotel Los Angeles: Commune Design

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Commune, designers of numerous projects including Heath Ceramics, Ammo, Farmshop, Mattison and the Ace Hotel in Palm Springs, have done it again with the exciting new opening of the Los Angeles installment of an Ace Hotel space. Sadly, the founder…

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Betsy Moyer Glamping LA Mag

Glamping!

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I tossed together some tips for how plot a conversion for your next car camping trip. Turn that expedition into a bonafide GLAMPING ADVENTURE. It’s over there at LA Magazine’s The Clutch. Check her out! It’s typical Betsy wannabe gypsy…

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ME rental

Weekend

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It’s been a while since I did a weekend post, months definitely. I’m busy doing things I don’t want to do. But I bring it on myself. This will be my fifth move in nine years. So…yeah, WE’RE MOVING. We’re…

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Oak Bluffs Gingerbread Cottages

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In my extensive brain rot research concerning Victorian/Queen Anne style porches, trim, gingerbread etc. I came across the Martha’s Vineyard Camp-Meeting Association. The founders of this area in the town of Oak Bluffs, MA were Methodists and the first outdoor…

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beach girl

Break Time

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In the midst of all of this real estate action, I have a planned break at the beach. I hope to be able to relax, I’ve been pretty tense for the last few weeks. Once my friends distract me and…

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Charleston

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I recently took a trip to Charleston with some friends.  Here are some scenes from a carriage ride through the city. If you’re thinking about painting the exterior of your house and need some inspiration, you can probably find it…

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New York, New York

New York, New York

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We took a trip to NYC with my parents and took my 4 year old daughter DC along to see the big city, she just had a birthday on the 20th…wowsa time flies. People constantly say “they grow up so…

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February Trip to LA

February Trip to LA

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I went to LA in February and now its mid-April…gee where does the time go? Better late than never. I went to LA because my Dad decided to live one of his dreams. Its all part of his rock n’…

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Destination Madonna

Destination Madonna

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Bregan, our friend from The Lead Chandelier, is in Southern California this week to see me. She is also going to take a night trip up this beauty (a resort near San Luis Obispo that she used to always try…

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100% Fun

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I loved Matthew Sweet in 1995, hence the title of this post. We had loads of fun this weekend visiting Murrell’s Inlet and Georgetown, SC. There was something for everyone. My friend Amanda and I talked non-stop about decorating her…

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