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Sign Here

I put a washable marker at each place setting so guests can sign their names right on my plain white table cloth . Then I backstitch the names and use the cloth again next year. It’s a wonderful record log … Continue reading

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Listening Party

My roommate and I got a new record player and had our first themed listening party (pick an album, make people dress up, pick a themed cocktail). So nice to have people in our home! — Isabella Gomez Sarmient Positively Purging-I … Continue reading

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Treasure Hunt

In my 40s, I spent summers with my widowed mother in England. Before returning to New York, I would write playful notes and hide them around her house. Under the silver candlestick, she discovered: “The butcher, the baker and the … Continue reading

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The Inheritance

My mother-in-law died recently, and my husband and I have been spending evenings and weekends going through her things. It’s a lot of work! I found a silver candlestick with a note from a deceased cousin: Apparently, the candlestick is … Continue reading

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Antiquing

The histories of objects and the stories of how you repurposed them bring a lot of feeling into a room. Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments and your likes and passing the real life wisdom on to others … Continue reading

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