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Ranch/Rambler Homes

 Ranch Homes/ Rambler A Ranch Style home is an American original. Originating in the 1920’s with the post war boom of the middle class, this architectural style home fused modernist ideas with the American Western period of wide open spaces to create a casual lifestyle. One story living with a long low pitch roof and deep overhanging eaves. The roof line was primarily cross gabled, single gable or hip. The home itself was either rectangular, L or U Shaped. Many had an attached garage, others none at all. The floor plan was simple with the living area separate from the bedrooms. Often times a sliding glass door leads to a patio and feature large glass windows. The exterior materials used where typically locally sourced and mixed such as stucco, brick, wood or stone. By the 1950’s, nine in every 10 homes built were a Ranch or Rambler style. By the late 20th Century the Ranch style home began to wane and Neo-Eclectic homes became the rage with their combination of the Cape Cod, Mission, T

April Wishlist

The girls and I were talking and we are loving these items right now!!

These are these the cutest to transport drinks and soups to school and work!!

We are loving these brooches from Under The Shade Of  A Bonsai Tree! I guess we would need 1(Libra for Me), 1(Cancer for Douglas) and 2(One for each Sage and Ava)!

Douglas is obsessed with Galaxy tights right now!! They are pretty cool looking. 
Are these not adorable pencil bags from Lawrence? Sage and Ava just ooooh'd and aaaah'd over these. Ava loves the Monkey and Sage the Fox!!

I love this statement necklace from L.A. Glass Studio!! It's perfect for any piece!!

What are you wishing for this month?






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