We have some very exciting news to share today. The home of the Old Town Alexandria bloggers, Wendy and Alex, ahem, that's us, has been selected to appear on the Scottish Chrismas Walk Weekend's Holiday Designer Tour of Homes taking place December 1 in Old Town Alexandria! Yes that's right,...
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We left off with our nostalgic tour of the master bedroom "before" with a goal, a direction, and a sliver of progress. During our prep for the project we acquired the closet doors we had search for endlessly over the course of four years, and we had purchased a great...
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One of the themes of our kitchen renovation has been that "we're thrilled" with the results. I can't stress just how genuine this feeling is. We're not "thrilled" like the guests on an HGTV reality show where they just redid a room by putting live moss all over the walls,...
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As the winter closes in and our windows and doors begin letting in the dreaded drafts of cold air, many of us are looking for ways to make things a little more weather tight. From storm windows to weather stripping, there are hundreds of little tips and tricks to get...
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In yesterday's post about our efficient use of our extra daylight savings "fall back" hour, you got a little glimpse into our master bedroom closets. While we were writing that update, it occurred to us that we've never actually shown much of our bedroom other than a random before and...
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If you live in a part of the world that observes the daylight savings time adjustment, there's a good chance that you set your clocks back one hour this past Sunday. How many times have you heard that we "get an extra hour" during the "fall back" portion of the...
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Wendy and I are having a nice Saturday dinner at home and thought it would be a great time for a quick and totally random Saturday evening blog post ('cause we are so weird like that). The subject of conversation during tonight's dinner -- "favorite songs." \We use music in so...
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We've had several "Ask Old Town Home" submissions over the last few weeks, but we've been so busy getting things done around our house that we've been pretty lax with getting back to people. Rather than let ourselves slack off any longer, I think it's high time we start to...
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It's no secret -- I love to entertain. But one thing I've learned over the years is that you don't need to invest a lot of time, money, or frustration when creating a festive occasion. I've created an arsenal of go-to recipes and easy to assemble appetizers that I can...
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