Author Archive | Georgia Gietzen


I love the clean design driven products offered by the Swedish Company, Sagaform.  Beautifully packaged and presented, these items make great gifts.  Whether for a wedding, shower, hostess, they offer great quality, attractive design, all at an affordable price.  They work with Sweden’s leading designers to create these functional and innovative products for the kitchen, […]

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Rain chains are a beautiful and functional alternative to traditional, closed gutter downspouts.  They visibly guide rain water down chains, cups or rings from the roof to the ground, creating a soft tinkling sound of individual droplets rather than gushing rain. Installation is pretty simple.  They hang from a hole where the downspout was, if […]

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Bright happy colors. Intricate hand-stitching.  Unique, one of a kind.  Re-purposed fabric.  Each Kantha (KAHN-taa) is a one of a kind creation.  They add a luxurious  touch to any home or cottage. Kanthas originate from Bangladesh and Eastern states of India, where women stitch together layer upon layer of old saris and tossed-aside fabric scraps. […]

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Where were you August 2nd?

August 2nd, 2016 marks the one year anniversary of the worst storm our area has seen in at least 90 years.  That statement according to my neighbor Leonard Thorson who turns 90 this year. Big Glen Lake resident and friend, Charlie Wallace captured much of the storm as it swept into the area on August 2, […]

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