4himglory:

Beth Kirby
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motherearthnewsmag:


A Restored Creole Cottage That Stays Naturally Cool

By Robyn Griggs Lawrence
Almost everything in this house was salvaged or locally harvested, which is a huge part of its irresistible charm. Heavy timbers came from old barns in the area. The cottage rests on blocks made from thousand-year-old cypress trees recovered from a local river, where they’d sunk on their way to the mill during the Depression. “The French called cypress ‘wood eternal,’” Cazayoux says, “because termites don’t eat it and it weathers beautifully. But only the old-growth cypress is like that.” Clay from the yard and Spanish moss from trees on the site were used to make bousillage to repair the old house and fill the walls in the new straucture, and Madeleine found hand-forged metal hinges, old-style faucets, wavy window glass and cypress for the structure and the finishes. [Keep reading….]
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lifestyleoftheunemployed:

Grab Your Go Bag
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ileftmyheartintokyo:

桜(座間相) by Yukijiro. on Flickr.
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italdred:

Alley in Cholon : Chinatown, Saigon (by CitizenJane190)
monicaherndon:

6/13 Chickens
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elorablue:

Triple Berry Yeasted Cinnamon Swirl Bread // King Arthur Flour + Joy the Baker
1000teacups:

(by Millie J.A Clinton)
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pythagone:

Maia Mitchell 😎
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