About

Hi, I’m Alicia, a self diagnosed decorating addict.

A little about myself:
  • I’m a decorating junky (of course).
  • I can’t throw away magazines…there are troves of ideas in there, no matter how old
  • Don’t believe me? Come to my house and look under my bathroom sink. You’ll find magazines galore, some dating to the 90s (probably…well, more like 2003)
  • I also can’t throw away boxes. I don’t know why, it drives my husband nuts
  • I love Diet Coke.
  • I love Diet Pepsi.
  • But when I like one, I don’t like the other. Weird.
  • I love baking but I can’t cook worth a darn
  • I once set off the smoke alarm boiling water
  • My house has seen more decorating changes than I have outfits.
  • I do have a lot of outfits..I just choose to only wear a few of them, my living room decides to wear a ton more than that.
  • My favorite place to shop is Home Depot.
  • They know me by name there.
  • I also enjoy Home Goods and Ikea.
  • Favorite places to window shop and replicate on a DIY budget West Elm, Pottery Barn and Restoration Hardware
  • I have a dog named Max.
  • I must really love him because he makes a mess of my house.
  • My whole house is practically white…and well, lucky he is a yellow lab because he sheds like crazy and you can’t see it unless you look close or sit down on the floor with black pants.
  • Or walk through the house with black socks. That’s always fun.
  • Don’t ask me why my whole wardrobe then consists only of black
  • I love frozen Junior Mints
  • I love frozen Andies Mints
  • I love frozen York Peppermint Patties
  • I may own stock at either of the above mentioned mint companies…I don’t…but I should
  • I went to school to be an architect.
  • That didn’t pan out.
  • I ended up getting a degree in Marketing. Which I love.
  • I also went to school to be an Interior Designer.
  • Sometimes I wish I was back at school and then I remember having to wake up at 6 in the morning.
  • I love sleep. I could sleep until 11 am everyday if I could.
  • I’m not a night owl either. I fall asleep around 10.
  • Yep. That would be 13 hours of sleep.
Well, that’s a little about me. More than you may want to know. I could go a little longer but won’t :)

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