Jillian Lare is a Des Moines based interior designer. She started this blog in 2009 when she moved to Iowa from her native North-eastern, Pennsylvania. She is currently co-owner of the interior design firm Morris Lare. This website is her personal blog, which is a constantly evolving journal of her creative journey, current inspirations, and life in the Midwest.

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Why the Not So Big House Is More Important Than Ever Before

The Not So Big House, A Blueprint for the Way We Really Live, by Sarah Susanka, was originally published in 1998. Twenty-two years later, as Americans struggle with a global pandemic, we are spending more time together in our homes than we have in decades. For the last few months, families have been experiencing the nuances of our personal dwellings, for good or bad, all day every day with little relief.

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