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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

If I Had All The Money: Gifts

I was about to throw all of my gift catalogs away when I decided I was going to flip through them once more and pick out the pieces I would choose if I had all the money. Unfortunately I don't have all the money and none of these will actually be mine unless someone decides they think I need them. 

So from my Anthro and Free People Gift Mags, 

I give you:

If I Had All The Money: Gift Edition
Anthropologie: Winter Rose Robe
$168

Anthropologie: Thermal Leggings
$68

Anthropologie: Faux Fur Ear Muffs
$49.59

Free People: Ice Cream All Day Dress
$118

Free People: Malliot Poncho
$168

Free People: Animal Instincts Romper
$168

Anthropologie: Shearling Hobo Bag
$348

Anthropologie: Neve Sweater Wrap
$148


Comments

  1. These are swoon worthy items!! I really want those leggings :)

    xo
    Rachel

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