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cleaning

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The last couple weeks I’ve enjoyed the simple pleasure of spending more time in our home.  Sitting for long spells over coffee, stacking dominos on the floor with my precious kids, wiping down the base boards in my boys’ rooms (long overdue!), actually lounging on my sofas instead of analyzing what throw pillows they still need, and thoughtfully contemplating the arrangement and necessity of what makes this house a home. I find myself doing a lot of purging. Part of the reason is where I am in life.  Recognizing that so many things I used to value greatly pale in comparison to the things that do. Another reason is a growing awareness of how abundantly overwhelmed we are with all the little things we think we need, yet how little we really do. Lastly, from a design perspective, I’m recently appreciating how powerfully one item or accessory can speak when given the chance…