We are home.
It's a bitter-sweet feeling.
I miss my Virginia family already, but I also missed my own house, my own friends and family here and...
HOLY COW LOOK AT THE PILE OF LEAVES IN OUR BACKYARD!
You know what I'll be doing next.
Anyway, we always stay the greater part of our trips to VA with my lil sister.
She and I are close.
We had no choice.
We shared a room for 17 1/2 years. (she got married young)
Our husbands are great pals and they have 4 kiddos so the cousins & hubs have much fun as well.
It's one happy story all around.
Now let us get to the meat of this episode.
I love my sisters house. (despite what she thinks of it)
She has a simple, timeless style that makes a statement.
Her husbands family owns Classic Furniture in Charlottesville, so she gets some great furniture choices.
Are you drooling yet?
I've wanted to get photo's of her house for some time, but with 7 kids between us, it's rather hard to snap a shot before they tear through and declare it a war zone.
She gets to go with her husband to furniture market sometimes.
Market sounds like a little slice of paradise.
She recently got her dining table there.
I licked it.
Tasted like paradise all right, with some other flavors mixed in.
Happens with 7 kids around.
You wonder why I didn't take a picture of the whole mantel dontcha?
I have no idea.
Just try to enjoy the two halves.
I tried to sneak downstairs and take down her dining room light one night.
I didn't think they would notice.
The screaming might have tipped them off.
She made this coffee filter wreath out of the brown filters after seeing the white one I made.
Hey, I AM cool!
The metal letters came from our grandpa's shop when they upgraded to a new sign.
She offered me some too and I went off and forgot them.
Letters I mean.
Not cool that I forgot them.
I'm gunna decorate just like her when I grow up.
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