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Home & Garden Tour

A couple of weeks ago, I attended the Dhahran Garden Group’s annual Home & Garden Tour – an amazing showcase of some of the homes and gardens that we have here in Dhahran! What I love about this event is that you get to see a lot of the same types of houses in the compound, done […]

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Glam Up Your Yard

Compound life doesn’t really lend itself to expressing your individuality. Most compounds try to keep their houses, facilities and anything else as standard and uniform as they can get. It’s not a bad thing, but it can be hard to find a way to distinguish yourself from others or express your own style. Yet… I’ve noticed […]

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Designing from the Inside Out

I first saw Maggie’s house on a community “Home & Garden Tour,” and was shocked by what she had done with her place! She had somehow managed to bring the inside… outside….. I’d never seen a home where being in the yard felt like I was still in the house! It was after seeing her place that […]

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Setting Up My Yard: BEFORE & AFTER

If I had known that I was going to be starting this blogging thing, I would’ve taken lots of before and after pictures. It’s my MOST favorite part of every blog that I read! I, on the other hand, have very few pictures and most of them are after I made a few improvements to the house. […]

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