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sachisnana
Considering the climate, I am wondering where the garage is--I have very unhappy memories of digging my car out during DC winters and dealing with a hot car in the summer.
Because the couple wants to live there forever, why not install an elevator?
But the biggest problem I have with the layout is the lack of an entryway that would allow you to take off coat and boots, put down anything you are carrying, and generally orient yourself to being inside. No doubt there is a side entrance for family, but guests come to the front.
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printesa
Agree about the lack of garage...For the entry, there is enough space,,look at the plans and you'll see that they have a normal entry area. Elevator,,that is something that I only saw in NJ at the beach. Unless they have a big health problem, I don't see the need. We know lots of people who are in their 80s and live in a condo at 2nd or 3rd floor..no elevator there.
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Nani Sa
Is this berry?
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amiles97
Just what I need to add a pop of color to the house!
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Fiorito Interior Design
Nicole,

Thanks for including my African Savanna Holiday Tree in this article. I appreciate it!

Jeff Fiorito, Allied ASID http://fioritointeriordesign.blogspot.com
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mwixxthings
I'm glad the article is on here simply to highlight some African aspects of culture but in all honesty Kwanzaa is not an African narrative. It is great if it brings people together but factually a little research will show that despite being one continent, you could not have more diverse cultures subsequently there is no one "African" holiday. I agree with @Ndwigah some of the designs touted as African aren't, I noticed a Greek key throw and the "kinara' is not necessarily a candelabra but Swahili for candle-holder, meaning it could be one or seven :) Also Kiswahili is not the official language of Africa (which is not a country) and this is the language in which the Kwanzaa priniciples seem to be written in while in reality it is only spoken officially in Tanzania, Zanzibar and Kenya with some neighbouring East African states starting to incorporate the language. Kudos to Houzz regardless for bringing something different to the table.
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lrakestraw
Maybe next year. I travel to where my family is for Christmas, so it's more about the packages than my house decorations. I got the paper, tags, most of the ribbons and bows and the embellishments at Walmart. It was $25, maybe $30 for everything and fairly fast wrapping.
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mlmarquess
Your packages and tree are heartwarmingly lovely. Thank you for sharing, and Merry Christmas!
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