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Front Door Colors

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on August 14th, 2014 under Home + Garden Tags: , , ,  •  20 Comments

Over the past few weeks we’ve been having tons of repairs done on the exterior of our house, and now we’re having it painted. The guys asked if I wanted the front door painted, and now I’m stumped. Have I ever told you how much I hate picking colors? I love blacks, beiges, greys, whites, […]

A Bug’s Eye View

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on August 12th, 2014 under Creative, Home + Garden Tags: , , , ,  •  8 Comments

Here’s a little tour of my garden from a bug’s perspective! (I used my backwards mounted 50mm lens to capture this footage.) Music: “little things swimming under a microscope” by Lullatone

Two Duvets, One Bed

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on August 7th, 2014 under Home + Garden Tags: , , , , ,  •  47 Comments

When we visited Iceland a while back, I got some of the most sound sleep I’ve had in recent memory. Instead of a top sheet and one big comforter draped over the bed, Icelandic double beds are topped with two fluffy down duvets (untucked) and no top sheet at all. I had a whole duvet […]

Lion Cut

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on August 5th, 2014 under Home + Garden Tags: , , , , , ,  •  19 Comments

Mabel gets so hot in the summer with her thick coat, so I did my best to shave her down and give her a lion cut. It’s a little sloppier than I intended, because she’s so darn wiggly and really hates the buzzer. Even taking these photos was a feat, because I couldn’t get her […]

Cleaning Schedule for Slackers

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on July 15th, 2014 under Home + Garden Tags: , , , ,  •  10 Comments

A few years ago I made a super type A cleaning schedule—remember it? I really stuck with it for a while and it worked great, every room of my house stayed consistently clean. As months passed I started to realize something about cleaning a little bit every day. It sucks. Who wants to pull out the vacuum […]


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