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Kitchen Renovation – Part 2

Kitchen Renovation – Part 2

When I last left you, a month ago, I was outlining my plan for my kitchen renovation. I have done some things in the kitchen during that time, but mostly life has been in the way of me and projects. Let me start by showing […]

Master Bedroom Makeover–Pottery Barn Knock Off Quilt

Master Bedroom Makeover–Pottery Barn Knock Off Quilt

Today’s post is more of a cautionary tale. Trust me, you’ll thank me for the warning. Do you remember my sad sack of a bedroom? The one a muted rainbow barfed all over? Allow me to refresh your memory. Oh geez. It’s so harsh to […]

Kitchen Renovation – The Plan, Part 1

Kitchen Renovation – The Plan, Part 1

As I have lived with my kitchen in a constant state of disarray and change over the past 6 months, I’ve had plenty of time to dream and come up with a plan for this space. I’m going for a traditional-industrial-farmhouse look. Since I have […]

Kitchen Renovation – Starting Point

Kitchen Renovation – Starting Point

Before I begin, let me just state for the record that all I really wanted to do was remove the wallpaper and the carpet. That was it. My two goals for my kitchen when I moved into the house. Notice the 1980s Berber carpet? I […]

Fixing the Love Bowl

Fixing the Love Bowl

Way back in the day, a few years after this (Hubs and I, circa 1987) but several years before this (Hubs and I, circa 2000) Hubs bought me what I like to call the Love Bowl. He bought it for me from the Pike Place […]

Three Key Ingredients for Every Project

Three Key Ingredients for Every Project

Happy New Year! Oh, wait. I’m probably a little late on that sentiment thanks to Flu A and Flu B who mistakenly thought we’d put out the welcome mat for them. Source: designspiration.net via FrouFruGal on Pinterest   I had thought about starting the year […]

Lessons from 2012

Lessons from 2012

It’s that time of year again. Source: 25.media.tumblr.com via FrouFruGal on Pinterest   I love that I have my blog as record of some of the things I’ve done this year. Since I’ve only managed to produce 44 posts this year, there are obviously a […]

Silent Night

Silent Night

We just wrapped up reading our the Christmas story from Luke 2. I have all my boys home and after the story we let Katie pick the song we would sing. She chose Jingle Bells. She danced and mimicked driving the sleigh as we sang. […]

The Man Tree

The Man Tree

Last week I told you the story of The Girl Tree and how that became a tradition in our home. This year, I started a new tradition. The MAN tree. See, every year when Ryley and I would decorate the Girl Tree, Hubs and the […]

Duck® Tape the Halls for Christmas

Duck® Tape the Halls for Christmas

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Duck Brand® for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. If you have checked out my Project Page, you may have seen where I made Hub’s a box of Man Candy and some Duck® Tape roses for Valentine’s […]