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Making the Most of Your Space

Summer 2020 is here and we are ready for sunshine! We know this summer will look different for all of us. Instead of being sad about missing summer travel with hotels and VRBOs, we’re taking this time to celebrate our own backyards and time with our families. It never ceases to amaze us how a…

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Homebuilding Done Right!

Thinking of building a new home? Take this short quiz. A) Building a home is great. You get to design it and pick out just what you want! B) Building a home can be tough. The decisions! The budget! Your marriage! C) Both A and B Yes, friends, it’s C. Building from the ground up is both…

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The Art of Organizing

What is organization? What is organization? To me, it is just as much a  mental  aspect  as  it is a physical put-together space. I have not figured out my enneagram number but I know I thrive when things are in order. Before I start anything I have to have a picked up clean space. Buying…

A Labor of Love

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Celebrating Minimalism

My husband Grant and I planted our roots here in Ennis, this town just drew us in. I met Grant shortly after I moved to Houston to pursue my career in Interior Design. We attended the same church and two months later, we were engaged. A few years later, my sister moved to Ennis, which…

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Recipes: Buffalo Ranch Chicken Dip

A picnic is a perfect activity for his time of year. Embrace the outdoors and ditch the traditional simple picnic food. Spice it up with some fresh ideas from Chef Lucy at Home Grown Market in Ennis. Opt for a fresh buffalo chicken dip, pimiento cheese, crackers, sliced meat, fresh vegetables & Fruit. Not only…

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The Beauty of Spring

Happy Spring! It’s Emily and Stacie of Revival Living Interiors and we’re celebrating Spring with our aptly named Spring Lane Renovation! Is there anything more fitting for a season of new growth than a full house renovation? It’s thrilling to see a beloved family home be brought into new life for a new generation. We’ve…

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Gardening Tips for April and May

Tips for April Planting Plant warm-season annual flowers. For sun (6+hours per day): angelonias, copper plants, firebush, lantana, moss rose, purslane, pentas, ornamental sweet potatoes and zinnias. For shade (less than 4 hours per day): begonias, coleus, impatiens and perilla. Select short, compact plants. Plant okra and southern peas (black-eyed peas, etc). Squash, cucumbers and…