Home Tour

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I’m in love with cottages.  I have this inexplicable attraction to them.   Maybe it’s the multipurpose spaces, or the covered porches or the comfortable feel…or all of that.  To me a cottage just says, “Welcome”.

 I’m lucky enough to live in my very own cottage in a cottage-style neighborhood complete with sidewalks, a tree-lined boulevard and back alleys. We moved into my dream home in the summer of 2007.

It’s hard to believe how much time has passed since the keys were handed over to us.  This is the first house that we have ever built.  I’ve been enjoying customizing it and making it mine ever since.

 My cottage space makes me feel like I’m wrapped up in a blanket; all warm and cozy.  Come on in and let me show you around.   Just click on the room title above each photo to take the tour.

Front Porch

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Living Room

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Dining Room

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Breakfast Room


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Master Bedroom


 Daughter’s Bedroom

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Teen Lounge/Media Room

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See you in class,

Mrs. Hines


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After 17 years in an elementary classroom, Mrs. Hines retired from teaching to pursue her passions: decorating, writing and homemaking. While her formal education is in teaching, she discovered her talent for design at a young age and is a self-taught decorator. Mrs. Hines' DIY spirit has earned her appearances on the show Deals which airs on the Live Well Network. She continues to teach and inspire on her popular Lifestyle blog, Mrs. Hines' Class. Blogging allows Mrs. Hines to hone her natural skills as a writer and has led to the launch of The Write Touch, an online editorial service. Homemaking is Mrs. Hines' first love. So, when she isn't decorating or writing, you can find her at home watching television with Mr. Hines or trying to keep up with her teenaged daughter.

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