a visit to sacramento.

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hi everyone, maia mcdonald from Bitte here, dropping in to share my new hometown, Sacramento. One of my favorite things about moving to a new city is being able to explore and uncover all the local gems. The places you can’t find anywhere else, the small shops, restaurants, artists and makers that make a place unique. Since moving to Sacramento a little over a year ago to... 
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a home of hidden treasures.

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it’s hard to imagine now, but this beautiful home featured on VT Wonen had once housed an accounting firm — but hidden beneath its rough surface was a treasure trove of the home’s original features. when the new owners went to investigate, they discovered a beautiful parquet wood floor buried under layers of old linoleum, and all glass doors that had been... 
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stairway to book heaven.

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my domaine. one of the things that makes me happiest about my new (well, now a year old!) house is the built-in bookcases we installed. i love books and i love displaying them for other people to enjoy. the only drawback is how tall my bookcases are since they reach my ceiling which at the highest pitch is about 13 feet tall. so i’m considering installing a library ladder... 
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summer color.

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@justpeachy6. it’s real, real hot out there, people — and it’s even cooled down about 10 degrees, but darnit, it’s just not enough. and frankly, it puts me in a lazy mood. all i want is to be a kid again with long summers off! work, who wants to work? i just wanna hit the beach. but since, i mustn’t let you down, i am working, but i am pretending... 
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the wheels on the house bus go round and round.

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yesterday i received a sweet email from julie puckett, who calls herself a “modern day Phoebe Buffay” which i believe is to say, that she is a true bohemian. julie and her husband andrew own and styled a big blue, 200 square foot converted school bus known as the House Bus. Last January, she and andrew purchased an old Bluebird school bus and in just four months,... 
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