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Dream Big (Or At Least Dream)



Many changes have happened in my life in recent months. I moved from Marquette to Auburn Hills, quit my old job, started a new one, reconnected with old friends, and have made some serious changes to how I spend my free time. I’ve learned a few things along the way.

Enjoy your solitude.

I had a lot of time to myself in Marquette, and I loved it. I had more time to sew, bake and catch up on Buffy the Vampire Slayer than I think I will ever have again in this lifetime. Now, the reason I’ve moved to the Metro Detroit area is because this is where I am from. I have many friends and family in this area, and I so dearly missed them while I was in the UP. It is awesome to be able to go hang out with my nine-month-old niece any time I want, with my brother and his family living just ten minutes away, but there is something to be said for having only your significant other to visit with. You learn a lot about each other, and you get to grow together and as an individual.  Read More

Andrea Gardiner

I am an interior designer and crafter living in Marquette, Michigan. To view conceptual renderings, drawings and photographs of my work as an interior designer, please view my portfolio. Contact me if you’re interested in interior design services or custom crafts.


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