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Tour The House In The Movie “This Is Where I Leave You”

House In Movie This Is Where I Leave You

Last night a friend and I went to see the movie, This Is Where I Leave You, a comedy starring Jason Bateman as Judd Altman, Tina Fey as Wendy Altman and Jane Fonda as their mother, Hillary Altman. The movie is based on a 2009 novel by Jonathan Tropper and was a New York Times bestseller. I was pretty excited when the opening scenes showed the outside of a beautiful home...yay, another great movie house! I … [Read more...]




Tour The Apartment In The Movie, Just Like Heaven

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I've never been much of a big city girl but after seeing the movie, Just Like Heaven, I'm wondering if I should reconsider. Oh my goodness...cutest apartment EVER! Okay, it still has some serious competition from Bronte's apartment in the movie, Greencard, but the rooftop garden and view is a close competitor for the to-die-for greenhouse in Greencard. It's been a while since I watched Just Like … [Read more...]




A Christmas Story Movie House, Part IV: The Upstairs

Ralphie and Randy's Bed Room in A Christmas Story Movie, Cleveland Ohio

We're headed upstairs today, touring all the rooms upstairs in the home featured in the movie, A Christmas Story, including Ralphie and Randy's bedroom and the bathroom where one of the funniest scenes in the movie took place. During my visit to Cleveland, Ohio to tour the home, I also visited the A Christmas Story Museum, as well as the gift shop across the street. The pictures I took inside those two … [Read more...]




A Christmas Story House, Part III: The Living Room

A Christmas Story Lamp, A Major Award

Welcome to the 288th Metamorphosis Monday! Bob Clark, the Director and a co-writer of the movie, A Christmas Story, had trouble finding funding for this now iconic Christmas movie when he first set out to make it. He had an extensive history of making horror films so none of the production companies felt comfortable funding him in the making of a comedy/family oriented movie. His next movie was Porky's … [Read more...]




Inside The Kitchen of “A Christmas Story” Movie House

Kitchen in A Christmas Story Movie House

Welcome to the 306th Tablescape Thursday! A visit to the 19th-century Victorian home used in all the exterior scenes of the movie, A Christmas Story, is an interactive one. As we stepped inside the front door for the tour, our guide immediately invited us to have a seat in the living room. Whaaat? That's not something you normally get to do while touring a home! I knew right then this wasn't going to be … [Read more...]




Tour A Christmas Story Movie House: The House & Neighborhood

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Recently I took a trip to Ohio to visit family and while there I decided to do something I've been wanting to do for ages. I hopped in the car one morning and struck out for Cleveland to tour the home featured in the movie, A Christmas Story.   This wonderful old Victorian home located at 3159 W. 11th Street in Cleveland Ohio, was used for all the exterior shots of the … [Read more...]




Where Am I?

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I'm traveling today, headed back home. I can't wait to share pictures of where I've been the last few days. This photo is a big hint! Can you guess? :) … [Read more...]




Tour The Beautiful Victorian Home In The Movie, Stepmom

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It's been ages since we toured a well-loved movie house. In the past when I've posted a movie house tour, you guys always make some great suggestions and requests for future tours. One tour that's oft been requested is a tour of the beautiful Victorian house in the movie, Stepmom. The house in the movie is completely amazing!   The movie stars some great actors. Susan Sarandon plays mom, … [Read more...]




Cameron’s Iconic Glass House in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

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It's always so interesting when a home used in an iconic movie goes on the market. Often, the inside looks nothing like what we remember from the movie. After being on the market for almost five years, a famous movie house just sold for $1.25 million. It was originally priced at $2.3 million but the price has come down drastically over the years. Do you recognize it from this photo? No, huh? Yeah, me … [Read more...]




Revenge Beach House, Take the Tour

Revenge TV House is for Sale

Before we dive into today's beach house tour, I just wanted to say thank-you to everyone who participated in yesterday's "interactive" post. I loved reading each chapter of the story you told about the mysterious Paris apartment left abandoned for 70+ years. Also, thank you so much for all the lovely comments left regarding my amateur storytelling. I would normally have replied back on the post, but I … [Read more...]




The Christmas Movie-House Tacky Light Tour

Christmas Movie House Tour

I've noticed a lot of folks are already decorating outside for Christmas this year. I'm going to hang my outdoor window wreaths in the next few days. I normally wait and do it the day after Thanksgiving but I always feel so rushed to get it done when I wait until then. Thanksgiving comes really late this year so I"ve decided to go ahead and get them up this week. I really love this time of year, so why not … [Read more...]




“It’s Complicated” Movie House Now Available for Purchase

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The  movie, It's Complicated was released in December 2009 and even today many of us remember the wonderful interiors Nancy Meyers created for the movie. As is so often the case with movie houses, the exterior was the only actual part of the home that made it into the movie.  All the interior scenes were filmed on set in New York. The home, located at 714 West Potrero Road, Thousand Oaks, CA is … [Read more...]




Everything Old is New Again

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Have you ever been out shopping and saw something that instantly reminded you of a scene from a movie?  Or, maybe it reminded you of something from your childhood? Recently while shopping in HomeGoods I saw this lemon tree.   It instantly took me back to two Doris Day/Rock Hudson movies we've toured here on BNOTP. Do you remember this scene from the 1961 movie, Lover Come Back. Carol (Doris) … [Read more...]




The Big Chill: Tour the Antebellum House in the Movie

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Did you ever see the movie, The Big Chill? I had not until recently. When I've posted movie house tours here at BNOTP in the past, The Big Chill was one y'all recommended I check out. Well, HELLO!  Would you just look at this house! Oh. My. Gosh! The movie started off a bit slow and then THIS came into view on the screen. After I picked myself up off the floor, I thought, no wonder you guys suggested … [Read more...]




The Big Wedding: Tour This Beautiful Lake House Featured in the Movie

The Big Wedding House

Last August I posted about the movie, The Big Wedding that was scheduled to come out in October 2012. Not sure why but the movie was delayed and ended up being released in April 2013, instead. Do you think they did that to have it better coincide with all the wedding stuff that goes on in the spring and summer? I had high hopes for the movie since it had an amazing cast: Robert DeNiro, Katherine Heigl, … [Read more...]




Tour the “Bewitched Sitcom TV House” In the Movie, Bewitched

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Is that not the most confusing blog post title? It will make sense in just a minute. Yesterday, I shared a little house tour of the adorable cottage in the 2005 movie, Bewitched starring Nicole Kidman and Will Ferrell. If you missed that post and would love to tour this cute cottage below, you'll find the tour here: Tour the Adorable Cottage in the Movie, Bewitched. At the very end of the movie when … [Read more...]




Tour the Adorable Cottage in the Movie, Bewitched

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When I was a little girl, one of my favorite shows on TV was Bewitched. My best friend and I would pretend to be Samantha and her mischievous cousin, Serena. I always wanted to be Samantha, I loved her personality and thought she was beautiful...still do.  So, I was pretty excited when I heard they were making a Bewitched movie starring Nicole Kidman and Will Ferrell. In the movie, released in 2005, … [Read more...]




The Shop Around the Corner Bookstore in You’ve Got Mail

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I was completely enamored by the wonderful children's bookstore in the movie, You've Got Mail.  From your comments on yesterday's post, I could tell you loved Kathleen Kelly's bookstore as much as I did.  I decided this sweet shop deserved its own post since it played such an important part in the movie.   In this view we're looking back toward the entrance. Don't we all wish The Shop Around the … [Read more...]




You’ve Got Mail: Tour the Manhattan Brownstone Apartment

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A while back I was in the mood for a feel-good movie.  I pulled out the movie, You've Got Mail, starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan, remember that movie?  I pretty much love any movie with Tom Hanks or Meg Ryan.  You've Got Mail is a 1998 American romantic comedy set in Manhattan (Upper West Side) of New York City. Today I thought I'd take you on a little tour of the wonderful places we get to go in the movie. … [Read more...]




The Iconic Design & Timeless Style of James Radin

Beautiful Closet Designed by James Radin Interior Design

  Recognize this living room? How about this dining room? Both beautiful spaces are from the movie, Something's Gotta Give and they have been loved and copied a few gazillion times over the years. This darling cottage melted the hearts of a lot of movie goers. It's from the movie, The Holiday. And even though the main character in this movie wanted her kitchen completely … [Read more...]




Death at a Funeral: Tour This English Country House

Ivy Covered Home in Death at a Funeral

Several months ago I decided to give Netflix a spin.  One of the first movies Netflix recommended for me was Death at a Funeral.  The movie poster definitely grabs your attention, doesn't it?  You can read a detailed synopsis of the plot for this movie at Wikipedia, but in general, the  Patriarch of a well-to-do British family dies and his son, Daniel (Matthew Macfadyen) has been given the task of planning … [Read more...]




Cozy Garage Apartment in the Movie, Sabrina

Garage Apartment in Movie, Sabrina

This week I shared two of the three homes in the 1995 remake of the 1954 classic movie, Sabrina.  We toured Salutation House, a grand mansion located in Glen Cove on Long Island in this post: Sabrina: Tour the Beautiful Glen Cove Estate in the Movie We also visited an adorable Menemsha Cottage on Martha's Vineyard in this post: Sabrina: Tour the Waterfront Cottage on Martha's Vineyard There's … [Read more...]




Sabrina: Tour the Waterfront Cottage on Martha’s Vineyard

Cottage on Martha's Vineyard in Movie, Sabrina

Yesterday we toured the beautiful Long Island estate located in Glen Cove that was used in the filming of the 1995 version of the movie, Sabrina.  During the movie, Linus Larrabee does everything he can to keep his brother David away from Sabrina who has just returned from living in Paris for an extended period.  Sabrina left for Paris an awkward young girl, but she returned a beautiful, sophisticated … [Read more...]




Sabrina: Tour the Beautiful Glen Cove Estate in the Movie

House in Movie, Sabrina

I'm a  total sucker for romantic comedies. Life may not always turn out the way it does in the movies, but it sure is fun to "escape" to a fantasy world where the guy always gets the girl and the girl always gets her Prince Charming, even if he is slightly flawed in the beginning. Sabrina, a 1995 remake of the Billy Wilder 1954 original with Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn and William Holden, is a rom … [Read more...]




The Proposal, A Movie House Transformed

The Proposal, Movie House Tour

Have you ever wondered where the house in the movie, The Proposal, is located?  Or, have you ever wondered if it's a real home, a movie set or a "fake" house built just for the movie? The House in the Movie, The Proposal Imagine one day there's a knock at your door.  You answer and a smiling movie-location-scout is asking to use your home for the upcoming movie, The Proposal, starring Sandra Bullock and … [Read more...]




Pillow Talk: Tour the New York Apartments in This Doris Day/Rock Hudson Classic Movie

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It's the weekend!  Have you anything special planned this beautiful fall day? I'm looking forward to a very special evening.  A friend of mine had a kidney transplant a year ago and he's throwing a party to celebrate that he's had no problems, no rejection and has been able to enjoy a full year off dialysis.  The guest of honor for the party will be his donor, a dear friend of his, who in an unbelievably … [Read more...]




Send Me No Flowers: Tour This Classic Doris Day, Rock Hudson Movie House

Send Me No Flowers Starring Rock Hudson and Doris Day

A while back I had a Doris Day, Rock Hudson movie marathon weekend.  I watched the Romance Collection which included Pillow Talk, Lover Come Back and Send Me No Flowers.  They were all great and each one contained a great movie house or two. In August I took you on a tour of the swanky New York apartments of Doris and Rock (Jerry and Carol) in the movie, Lover Come Back.  You'll find that tour here: … [Read more...]




Doc Martin-itis and Dreamy Doyden Castle

Doyden Castle Known as Pentire Castle in Doc Martin

I have come down with an acute case of Doc Martinitis.  I first caught this condition when I discovered the show on our local PBS station.  Since then I've watched every season on Netflix.   Here's the definition of the clinical description as found at Doc Martin Online.   About a week ago an email arrived in my Inbox from Netflix, alerting me new episodes were now online and available for … [Read more...]




Lover Come Back: Tour The New York Apartments in This Doris Day and Rock Hudson Classic

Lover Come Back Movie House Tour

Hi Friends!  How is your Friday going so far?  Mine is going great!  Last night I came across pictures I've had on my computer forever and I decided it was time to share them.  Several years ago, when I was lamenting to myself (yes, I was whining to myself) that it was hard to find something on TV that wasn't depressing, gory or violent, I decided to take things into my own hands and I went in search of … [Read more...]




The Big Wedding: A Peek Inside This Beautiful Lake House

The Big Wedding A Peek Inside This Beautiful Lake House

Update: The post below was created in April 2012 prior to the release of the movie so it shows pictures from the trailer for The Big Wedding. You'll find a much more detailed tour with lots more pictures in this more recent post: Tour the Beautiful Lake House in the Movie, The Big Wedding   Yesterday I was playing around on my iPad and I found an app I had downloaded so long ago I had completely … [Read more...]




Dream Towns, Fantasy and Real

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When I visit my doctor once a year for a check-up and whine about that 15 lbs I can never seem to lose, he always goes into this big spiel about how I should buy one of those exercise stepper thingies, forgetting we've had this talk before.  He pulls out the step he has tucked under the examining table just for these such moments and he demonstrates, stepping up and down, up and down, all the while … [Read more...]




Christmas Vacation, A Movie House Tour

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Christmas Vacation: A Movie House Tour When Christmastime comes around each year, do you and your family have a favorite movie that you just have to watch?   Mine without a doubt is the classic, Home Alone.  Love the house, love the humor and I can't help but feel a little sentimental when I see it since my son was about Kevin's age when the movie first came out. Another movie that's become a favorite … [Read more...]




Kitchen Tweak: Updating my “It’s Complicated” Baking Center

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Welcome to the 148th Metamorphosis Monday! Hope you've been having a fabulous weekend!  Have you been shopping for groceries in preparation of Thanksgiving?  The stores have all been packed when I've been in. I don't have a big "Before and After" to share for this Met Monday--it's more like a little tweak.  Last week I shared a change I made in my kitchen in this post: Baking Center in movie, It's … [Read more...]




The Baking Center in the Movie, It’s Complicated

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Hope your day is going great!  It's been gorgeous here...in the 70's, so I've been spending some time out of the porch enjoying the fall colors.   I know the cold is coming so I'm trying to fully enjoy these last warm days of fall.   A while back I posted a tour of the house in the movie, It's Complicated, starring Meryl Streep and Alec Baldwin.  (That movie house tour is available … [Read more...]




Make a Wind Chime from Old Spoons and Forks

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Welcome to the 143rd Metamorphosis Monday! For Met Monday, I'm sharing a fun Before and After you can make at home.  Recently, I posted a movie house tour of the amazing house in the movie, Practical Magic.  While watching the movie, there was a scene that reminded me of  something I had seen recently while out antiquing.  In the movie, the Aunts (Aunt Jet and Aunt Frances) have a fun wind chime hanging … [Read more...]




Practical Magic: Tour This Beautiful Victorian Movie House

Tour the Victorian house in the movie, Practical Magic

Last October, I posted a movie house tour featuring one of my favorite comedy movies, The Burbs, starring Tom Hanks and Carrie Fischer. The Burbs is a fun movie to watch around Halloween time.  It's not scary or gory, just mysterious and funny. When I posted about The Burbs, several folks suggested I post a tour of the Victorian house in the movie, Practical Magic.   I couldn't wait to watch the movie to … [Read more...]




Doris Day Movie Fashion Style: Pillow Talk and Lover Come Back

Doris Day Fashions in Pillow Talk and Lover Come Back

Thanks so much for your help in identifying some of the hats in yesterday's post.  I loved your comments!  So much fun to find you enjoy the old movies, too. It wouldn't be fair to share all the great hats Doris Day wore in the movies, Lover Come Back and Pillow Talk, without also sharing the fabulous dresses with which they were paired.   After watching these movies, I can understand why there are whole … [Read more...]




Vintage Hats and Doris Day: Pillow Talk and Lover Come Back

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I'm a picky movie goer. I don't like scary, sad or super intense movies.  Just give me something romantic, funny or inspiring and I'm happy.  A couple of years ago, I purchased this "Romance Collection" set of movies starring Doris Day and Rock Hudson.  It included three movies: Pillow Talk, Lover Come Back and Send Me No Flowers. When the movies arrived, I was too busy to watch them so I tucked them … [Read more...]




A Good Year, Dining in Provence

A Good Year Movie, Dining in Provence

Welcome to the 159th Tablescape Thursday! A Good Year, Starring Russell Crowe and Marion Cotillard Tablescape Thursday: A few months ago I had the opportunity to see the movie A Good Year starring Russell Crowe as Max Skinner and Marion Cotillard, as Fanny Chenal.  A Good Year is a British romantic comedy based on a book by Peter Mayle.  He also wrote, A Year in Provence .   A Good Year has been … [Read more...]




Tour the Apartment and Greenhouse in the Movie, Green Card

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Take a Tour of the Beautiful, Historic Apartment in the movie, Green Card While putting together a recent post listing a whole bunch of my fave decorating and design books, I came across my copy of The Conservatory Book by Peter Marston.  This book is filled with pictures of beautiful greenhouses. The book reminded me of another beautiful greenhouse, the one in one of my favorite movies, Green … [Read more...]




Cottage In the Movie, It’s Complicated

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Lauren and Harley's Cottage Home in the movie, It's Complicated A few weeks ago, I took you on a tour of the house/set featured in the Nancy Meyer's movie, It's Complicated, starring Meryl Streep, Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin.  (If you missed that tour, you'll find it here:  Tour the House in the Movie, It's Complicated. We all pretty much fell in love with Jane's home in the movie, but there was a … [Read more...]




The “Up” Movie House is Real! Take the Tour!

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The Movie House in Up is Real! Wow! 221 Amazing "Before and Afters" have been linked so far for yesterday's Metamorphosis Monday! I've been having so much fun clicking on all the links.  So many creative, talented souls inhabit this land of Blog! A Most Unusual Home Recently, my friend, Gloria, alerted me to a another very creative individual.  It seems a rather unique home has come on the market. You … [Read more...]




It’s Complicated: A Movie House Tour

House in the movie, It's Complicated

Tour the Home in the Movie, It's Complicated It's been almost two years now, but I still remember how excited I was when I heard another movie written and directed by the talented Nancy Meyers was about to be released.  It's Complicated was released in December 2009 and since I'm a self-confessed movie house junkie, I wondered if another amazing house would be "starring" in this movie, too.  Nancy Meyers … [Read more...]




A Something’s Gotta Give Table

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Not so very long ago, I was a woman on a mission.  My sewing room/craft room/office  was gradually moving closer to being completed. But I still needed a small chest to go along side the chair in my little reading corner. I searched through every thrift/antique store in my area and when I couldn't find the chest I had envisioned in my head, (why do I do that to myself?!) I gave up and began … [Read more...]




Father of the Bride Movie House Tour

Father of the Bride Movie House Tour

Tour the Home in the Movie, Father of the Bride Recently, we took a tour of some beautiful neighborhoods and homes in the south. This house, located not far from my home, was included in that tour. Each time I drive by it, I'm always reminded of a famous movie home we all know and love. Do you know the one I'm thinking about?   Yep, it's this one! Recognize it? It's the house from the movie, … [Read more...]




The Marley & Me Movie House is for Sale: Take the Tour!

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Tour the Home in the Movie, Marley & Me Years ago a friend suggested I might enjoy reading the book Marley & Me because we had a "Marley" dog. Jake, our sweet, rambunctious and very badly behaved Golden Retriever, ate our kitchen for the first two years of his life. I am not exaggerating. He really ate the kitchen....the whole kitchen. He ate the chair rail, baseboards, door moldings (both stained … [Read more...]




For Sale: Father of the Bride Movie House and An Historic Home Tour

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Well, THE Father of the Bride movie house isn't for sale, but the other one is. Huh? Apparently, there were two houses used for the filming of the first Father of the Bride movie. The one that we all remember below that's located in Pasadena, CA is NOT for sale. But the home that's located at 500 North Almansor Street in Alhambra, CA and was used for the backyard dining scenes on the deck and for the … [Read more...]




Tour the Beach House in Something’s Gotta Give

Living Room from Something's Gotta Give

Recently, I took a little vacation to Savannah, Georgia. It was a wonderful trip and when I returned home that weekend, I couldn't wait to pull out one of my favorite "beach house" movies, Something's Gotta Give.  Do you remember this amazing living room from that movie house?   Come along and let's take a tour of the whole house...it's an amazing movie house! Somethings Gotta Give is one of … [Read more...]




Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: Touring Mercer House

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: Touring Mercer House I've just recently returned from a few days in the port city, Savannah and my trip had me thinking about the movie, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. The movie was based on the book of the same title written by author, John Berendt. I've visited this beautiful Georgia city several times over the years, including back in June 1995, the … [Read more...]




Own the "Home Alone" House!

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Hold the phone! Guess what?! The Home Alone house has been put up for sale! Yep, it's true. If you fell in love with this home when you saw the movie, for $1.4 million ($1,392,000 to be exact) you can own the actual home where the movie was filmed. This Zillow article HERE says the home is listed for 2.4 million, I know, let's all pool our money together and buy it. ;) If just 52 of us each pitch … [Read more...]




The Real Villa in Under the Tuscan Sun: Villa Laura

The Real Villa in the movie, Under the Tuscan Sun

Have you had a chance to visit the beautiful table settings linked for yesterday's Tablescape Thursday? I had so much fun clicking on all the links yesterday. I wish I could leave a comment at every single blog and tablescape I visited, but unfortunately that would take about 12 hours. I'm afraid my comments would be the ravings of a crazy nut if I left comments for 12 hours. ;) But please know I do visit … [Read more...]




Tour Bramasole in the Movie Under the Tuscan Sun

Tour Bramasole in the Movie Under the Tuscan Sun

Under the Tuscan Sun Movie House Tour:  Tour Bramasole After a wonderful day out playing in the sunshine and searching for a "steal-your-heart" tole chandelier, I came home and pulled out one of my favorite movies, Under the Tuscan Sun, for a little inspiration. I remembered a scene with a lovely antique, tole chandelier. As I watched the movie, I realized this whole movie is really a huge "Before … [Read more...]




Search Content with Barcode Scanner on Droid Phones

Last year I was toying with the idea of buying a smart phone, but I kept hearing the 4G phones were coming out any day. So I waited since the 4G phones were supposed to be a good bit faster. While I waited, I had an opportunity to test drive a friends 3G droid phone and absolutely loved it. About a month later, the phone company I have been with for around 9-10 years came out with a 4G phone and my cost … [Read more...]




The Real Home in The Money Pit Movie: Northway House

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What do you do when you've been snowed in for 4 days straight?  Watch your favorite movies!  One of my favorite movies that never fails to make me laugh is The Money Pit starring Tom Hanks and Shelley Long. Do you sometimes feel like something is always falling apart or needing a repair in your home? I promise you'll be kissing the floors of your Home, Sweet Home after a viewing of The Money Pit. … [Read more...]




Own a Prop from Your Favorite Movie

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Many years ago, I was out antiquing and came across a somewhat ordinary looking secretary. I had one day hoped to buy a secretary for our house, so it caught my eye. It wasn't quite what I'd had in mind but what really grabbed my attention was the label attached to the sales ticket stating it had been used in the movie, Bull Durham. I was intrigued. Though, Bull Durham wasn't necessarily a favorite … [Read more...]




Rosehill Cottage from "The Holiday" Movie Comes to Life Once More

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Hi Everyone! Are you busy, busy, busy preparing for the holidays? Are you making grocery lists, doing last minute shopping and wrapping gifts? I hope you are having fun and enjoying these last minute preparations for family and friends. Recently, I took you on a tour of wonderful Rosehill Cottage in the movie, The Holiday. If you missed it, you'll find it HERE. This is a view of Rosehill Cottage … [Read more...]




The Holiday Movie: Tour Rosehill Cottage

Rosehill Cottage from The Holiday Movie

It's Friday! How about another fun movie house tour? This weekend I'm taking you on a tour of my second favorite Christmas movie house, Rosehill Cottage from the movie, The Holiday. The home in Home Alone will always be my first "movie house" love. ;) The Holiday, hit the theaters in 2006. Did you see it? I am a total sucker for romantic comedies but it was the cottage in the movie that completely stole my … [Read more...]




Movie House Tour: A Christmas Story

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An Iconic Christmas Movie: Update: The following tour is a tour of the movie with pictures taken from the movie itself. In July 2014 I had the opportunity to travel to Cleveland, Ohio where I toured the actual home featured in the movie. I created four posts sharing this Victorian home in detail, including the exterior, the neighborhood and the interior of the home which has been fully restored back to its … [Read more...]




Home Alone: Movie House Tour

Tour the House in the Movie Home Alone

Tour the Home in the Movie, Home Alone Have you ever thought about the psychology that goes into making a movie...the little things that influence us without us even knowing it? Of course there's the brief product placement that flashes by, but I'm thinking more about the movie sets and how they are designed and decorated to make us think or feel a particular way while watching the movie. I grew up in a … [Read more...]




The Burbs: Great Movie for Halloween

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The Burbs, starring Tom Hanks and Carrie Fisher Since Halloween is just two weeks away, I thought I'd share a hilarious movie that's got that Halloween spirit without being too scary. The 'Burbs, starring, Tom Hanks, is a comedy and super funny! I pulled it out and watched it again this past weekend and I couldn't get over how young Tom Hanks looked...then I realized the movie is from 1989! Ha! No wonder … [Read more...]




Movie Houses…Y’all are Good!

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I'm impressed! You guys know your "movie houses." Here are the answers to Saturday's, "Guess what movie house this is?" game: 1. Sleeper Sleeper was a Woody Allen movie that has been described as a "Sci-fi satire." It was released back in 1973 and apparently was a big hit, though somewhat controversial. This home, which appeared in Sleeper, is known as the "sculptured House." It is located on Genesee … [Read more...]




Obsessed with Movie Houses…

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Ok, I admit it! I'm obsessed! Often when I go to see a movie, I get so caught up in looking at the "home" where the movie is being filmed, I forget to pay attention to the movie itself! Is that wrong? Take a look at the following eight pics and see if you can guess which movie was shot there. There's a link to the answers below. Have … [Read more...]