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Cafe Curtains in the Kitchen

Our kitchen windows were the "pane" of my existence for a while . . . get it . . . pane instead of bane. Nothing like a super corny joke to start off my morning! I had a really hard time deciding what to do...
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Baking Cart

I Love to bake . . . actually we both love to bake (ever seen a 6 foot 8 inch weight lifter bake a cake?? FYI it's super sexy ;). haha I saw these Raskog rolling carts from Ikea and I couldn't resist. I orig...
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This post has EVERYTHING!

Normally I wouldn't make such a BOLD statement on the blog. But this post might embody all that Mini Manor is about. It has organization, it has DIY, it incorporates cooking, and it saves money. (I am trying to...
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New Kitchen Bar Stools

We ordered some new House Candy from Target. For a while now the kitchen bar stools have been a thorn in my side. You might have seen me mention all the bar stool drama on the maillardvillemanor feed. But in J...
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Kitchen Chalkboard

This post was almost called . . . "I liked it and so I put a frame around it" "Yes I liked it and so I put a frame around it" Oh Oh Oh, Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh . . . Woah Oh Oh. I LOVE chalkboard paint, I would p...
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Meal Plan Monday: Recipe Cupboard!

Once and a while I come across a recipe in a magazine that I have to try. I'm not going to lie, my decisions on which ones to keep are usually based off of the photo :) hehe But Here's how I work it: -I see a...
Kitchen Reveal

Kitchen Reveal!!!

This is a huge reveal, especially considering there wasn't any major construction just some counter jewelry and a lot of cookbooks :) AFTER: BEFORE: We added some Ingolf bar stools to the bar, althou...
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Let there be light!!!

Okay, so maybe I'm not god just because I installed a couple of pendants but I certainly felt like it when I flicked the switch! They are from RONA here in Canada, they cost a reasonable, yet considerable $80 ...
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EAT sign; Inspiration from Cougar Town

I don't know if you've seen Cougar Town, very funny by the way, but I love the houses. Half the reason I watch the show is to see the interiors. I saw an EAT sign in Courtney Cox's kitchen. I believe it's from...
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It’s all in the details: Kitchen

"It's the little details that are vital, little things make big things happen." ~John Wooden "Success is the sum of details." ~Harvey S. Firestone "The details are not the details. They make the design...