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Fresh New Look for Casa Bianca Kitchen

The renovation of the Casa Bianca kitchen is slowly coming along, we were aiming to have it finished before Sam's parents arrived from Australia but then we each fell sick in turn. Sam did manage to get the finish on the wall and ceiling, and…
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Behind the Scenes: How to do an inexpensive makeover!

  An Inexpensive Makeover at Casa Bianca (Part One) Why an Inexpensive Makeover? Sam's parents are coming over from Australia, that's WHY! It's been three years since we've seen them and they are arriving here in the last week of…

Casa Bianca - renovating Italian houses

  Renovating Italian Houses has become a little like renovating our lives Slowly stripping back to the essentials, seeing what is missing, and adding a touch of love. Finding the bare bones. Seeing what can be done with what you've…
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Rustic Italy - Stay with Us - an update

Stay with Us "Seize the day boys, make your lives extraordinary" Robin Williams - Dead Poets Society   It feels like a new phase of our life here in the valley is underway at the moment. A positive feeling of accomplishment, moving…
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Rustic Farmhouse - Clearing out Casa Bianca

No matter the set backs with our rustic farmhouse we always keep moving forward. Over the past month I've been out of action with a mystery illness. Sam has continued to work on 'Casa Bianca' next door to our house, we hope to have it habitable…
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My 50th Birthday - putting Paris on hold

The Birthday Bash and PARIS on hold On the eighteenth I turned fifty, it almost seems like it didn't happen. With all the build up and excitement about going to Paris driving me the last few months celebrating at home and then sleeping through…

Italian Renovation - we buy the white house

An Italian Renovation   The White House [Casa Bianca] Recently the house next to ours came up for sale, the neighbors have moved to the town and the agent let us know it was for sale. Another Italian Renovation and of course we were…