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HOW I TURNED AN UGLY DUCKLING INTO A SWAN

Hello!! Today I thought I’d give you one last look at The House On Victoria Court, the exterior this time, and show you how I turned a ugly duckling into a swan. Let me start by showing you what the cottage looked like when we purchased it. I recognized the character this 1930’s “charmer” had, […]

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CHRISTMAS MULLING SPICE PARTY FAVORS

Happy holidays and thanks for stopping in during this busy holiday season. As I mentioned in my last post, I recently hosted a Christmas Tea for my Book Club. We call ourselves The Well “Red” Book Club, because we customarily drink more “Red” wine than we do tea. So, I thought making Christmas Mulling Spice […]

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COME SEE BEDROOM RENO NUMBER 3

Welcome! Please come see bedroom reno number 3 in The House On Cottage Grove. It’s right up there on the 3rd floor where the pretty dormer windows are. So first, let me show you what bedroom number 3 looked like when I purchased The House On Cottage Grove. The previous owners called it The Sunflower […]

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THE HOUSE ON COTTAGE GROVE BEDROOM RENO #2

Hi there! Thanks for stopping into the blog today where I’m featuring The House On Cottage Grove Bedroom Reno #2. There are 3 bedrooms upstairs in this home, all of which I envisioned as a haven for a family with young children and their friends. I showed you the Twin Bedroom on Monday in this […]

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THE HOUSE ON COTTAGE GROVE TWIN BEDROOM

Hello friends. I hope you are enjoying a relaxing Labor Day. I’m very sorry for the radio silence of late. Life and The House On Cottage Grove have simply gotten in the way of my blogging. I, and my small construction crew, have been working so hard to complete the renovation of this very special […]

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GREAT CHICAGO APARTMENT DECORATED ON A BUDGET

Hello and thanks for stopping in today. As I mentioned in my latest┬áSundays With Celia Vol 38, my son just moved into a great Chicago apartment decorated on a budget. As two 20-somethings, he and his longtime girlfriend are busy millennials who wanted to have an apartment they could be proud of, but only had […]

SUNDAYS WITH CELIA VOL 39 | GREAT CHICAGO APARTMENT DECORATED ON A BUDGET | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS WITH A FUN ADVENT CALENDAR

Season’s greetings! November 27th, the first Sunday of Advent is just a short 4 days away! If you’re like me and have some little ones in your life, why not help them countdown to Christmas with a fun Advent Calendar? Last year I sent my 2 grandbabies a hanging advent calendar. You can read more […]

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DECORATING MY SON’S LAW SCHOOL STUDIO APARTMENT

Hi there and thanks so much for visiting After Orange County today. I’ve just returned from a whirlwind 5 day visit to Chicago where I’ve been decorating my son’s Law School studio apartment. Starting today, he will be what’s called a “1st Year” at The University of Chicago Law School and will be spending most […]

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