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By Kerrysteele @kerrysteeleart
Name dropping and a few dreadful pictures of me that we will have to endure.

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Raina is wearing heels, I am not

Last week I met up with Raina Cox, the voice behind the blog If the Lamp Shade Fits. We met for for lunch in Old Town Alexandria and I let my daughter play hooky in order to spare Raina's daughter from our bloggy chat. It was so much fun!
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I think our girls were best friends in a past life and stand a good chance of being besties if Raina would just move next door.
We enjoyed our day and saw a few really strange things. Part of our post lunch conversation: Raina: A shopping cart just drove by. Me: What?!? Raina: A shopping cart full of people just drove by. Is that some local thing? Me: No?
After lunch said ginormous shopping cart had been pulled over and tons of people were snapping photos. Hours later we found it by us in the parking lot.
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Fun but weird.
On Friday I hopped in the car and headed for High Point NC. The opening gala for the Junior League High Point Designer Showhouse was in the evening and I had done a painting for Lisa Mende's kitchen/breakfast room and tons of people I know were going. Sorry for so many craptastic iPhone photos.
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Her space was a showstopper. I want the kitchen in my house!
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Kim Macumber and David Ecton (of Parker Kennedy Living) posed in the carriage house bedroom that David and Lance Jackson designed.
 Here is where I make excuses. Friday was the worst pollen day and I sneezed more than I have in years. Let me tell you, sneezing at 70 miles an hour is terrifying so I took every allergy med known to man to try and make it stop. Therein lies the reason I look puffy and demented.

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Kim Macumber, Kerry Steele, David Ecton, Linda Holt

It was great fun chatting with Nancy Powell and Bethany Brower, two old friends. I met Kim Macumber in person for the first time and her pal Linda Holt. I chatted with Meredith Heron and giggled with Traci Zeller. It was fabulous.
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I really wish I had taken more pictures. The house was really incredible.

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