Personal Blog by Nancy Clemons

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Curb Appeal

Curb Appeal

To me the beauty of a home begins at the curb. It is the invitation to come inside and see what surprises await you.  My porch was first on my to do list for a couple of reasons.  Number 1 is that I knew the […]

The Inside of my Dream

The Inside of my Dream

The move to Michigan Ave was exciting and exhausting. I picked up the keys 3 days before the big move and immediately took pictures of the inside.  I had only had a 10 minute walk-thru 6 weeks prior to the move and some details were […]

The Little Gray Table

The Little Gray Table

This little table caught my eye at a garage sale the other day. It was covered with stuff and I really only saw its 4 long legs. So I thought……Stuff with legs??? I was very curious. I began removing all the ‘stuff’ and this terrific little table came […]

Carrots Anyone?

Carrots Anyone?

Sunday was a fine Spring day in February, 2017 here on the East Coast. 70 degrees, no snow on the ground and hot enough to make me sweat. I was hobbling around the yard to see what surprises awaited me after the long cold winter. […]

Moving On Down The Road

Moving On Down The Road

I was so excited the day I saw the ad….                                    COTTAGE FOR RENT. 2 BEDROOM, 1/1/2 BATH I was finally able to move back into my 1 bedroom […]

Surprise! Surprise!

Surprise! Surprise!

As we walk thru this life Sometimes there comes a twist and turn we did not expect. A total upheaval of your normal comings and goings. This unexpected turn of events happened to me on Thursday morning September 22nd, 2016 around  8 o’clock in the morning. The […]

From Dirt to Patio

From Dirt to Patio

Isn’t it lovely? A bit primitive, I agree.  But you gotta work with what you got. It started out with just dirt that floods during a hard rain. As I had that great little Weber Grill I needed a place to grill where I wouldn’t be […]

Kitchen Cart gone Red

Kitchen Cart gone Red

In a previous post The Cupboard to fill a hole I mentioned that I had found 4 kitchen carts. I ended up bringing home 2 of them.  This is the short story of 1 of them. I neglected to take a ‘before’ picture as I was […]

Hutch with Attitude

Hutch with Attitude

 Isn’t she lovely? After hiding out in a garage for many months she has finally donned new clothes and is ready to re-enter the world of the living.  She started out as a plain jane….. She had strong bones, beautiful glass and all of her […]

The Cupboard to fill a hole

The Cupboard to fill a hole

Cute little cupboard don’t you think?  Well  it didn’t start out that way.  Picture nothing there between the refrigerator and the kitchen sink. That is how it was when I moved into this rented apartment several months ago.  I had put a little table there temporarily but […]