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Make Your Thermostat Pretty

Thermostats are not very pretty. They’re kinda boxy and hang out in the middle of an otherwise perfectly good wall. But, no, since the thermostat’s there you can’t do anything with that wall. It’s boring and out of place. On Pinterest you can find a lot of solutions to this that can basically be summed up as: Find a canvas print that is the depth of your thermostat and hang it over it. Sometimes they mix it up and instead of hanging it, you’re supposed to put hinges on one side of it so that you can just swing it


Seaside Bath Wreath

I’ve been obsessed with sea-themed bathrooms for years. I have no idea why. I guess it’s a relaxing way to spend that last half hour before you go to work each day. We don’t have a lot of room in our downstairs bathroom. Heck, it barely fits a person. But I wanted it to have a little decoration; just a touch of personality. Since there isn’t really any room to hang art on the walls, I thought maybe hanging some on the door might work instead. I didn’t want to hang up a picture or anything that might fall down


The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows

“Perhaps there is some sort of secret homing instinct in books that brings them to their perfect readers.” This book came out in 2008, and as early at 2010 my grandmother-in-law insisted that I read it. And, of course, I didn’t. My TBR pile has always been huge, but at the time I was working at Barnes & Noble and the size had become staggering. Not only that, but I was working on my own novel and had recently gotten married, so I just didn’t have time to add yet another book that didn’t seem remotely interesting to my list.