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 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

Homecoming Weekend One

Douglas was off and on the town this past Saturday. So wild when your kids start growing up, riding in cars with boys and getting caught sneaking a drink. They will, don't think they won't. Luckily this was not the occasion of drinks being consumed and a grounding had to be awarded. When kids are grounded, it is such a pain for the adults. The kids whine, are around all the time and want to fed more than ever. 

So Douglas went out in this dress (mine) and her gold heels. I think she looked pretty great. 








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  1. These photos are lovely! She looks gorgeous!!

    xo
    Rachel

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  2. She looks beautiful! I love the shoes with that dress!

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  3. Cute dress, great gold accessories. She looked lovely, I hope she had a great time.

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