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Pinterest Party Friday #91


Happy Friday everybody!!! I don’t know what the weather is like where you’re at, but here it is freaking cold! Saturday it is supposed to snow, which will be replaced Sunday with freezing rain. The unnamed child is praying for a snow day Monday. I can’t believe we have yet […]

How to Shop Your Home (Part 2 of Our Decorating Challenge)


Today is the second month in our three month decorating challenge!!! The challenge is that we all decorate the same space in our home for three months using only things we already own. Decorating my home isn’t as easy for me as making over furniture. Some people just have that […]

25 Shades of Blue

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Well we all know that 50 Shades of Grey is taking theaters by storm. Since that is not really what my blog is about (ain’t nobody want to see that!), I’m doing my own spin with 25 Shades of Blue. If you follow my blog, you know that I am […]

Pinterest Party Friday #90


Happy Friday everyone!!! I just got back from an enrollment meeting for the unnamed child — she’s going to be a senior next year. Let’s just say that there was a lot thrown at us about when to apply for financial aid, scholarships, dual credit courses, off campus classes,etc. To […]

Classic Update on a Vintage Chair


Guess what today is? It’s Furniture Themed Thursday, where my bloggy buddies and I all share our projects according to that month’s theme. This month our theme was: chairs. A few weeks back, my parents were at an estate sale and picked-up this little guy for me. I loved the shape, […]

Pinterest Party Friday #89


Happy Friday everyone!! The unnamed child is off from school today, so my day will be half spent painting and half spent hanging out watching movies with her. I’m guessing she will spend the first half of the day with me since her friends don’t wake up until 1:00PM, and […]

Valentine’s Day Vignette


Things have been a bit more chaotic around here than usual. I just finished up a desk for a client and have been working on a giant china hutch. Topher had been out of town for a few days, and I’ve been doing a bit of redecorating upstairs and downstairs. […]

How to Make a French Image Transfer


Happy Monday everyone!! I hope you all had the beautiful weather we had! I got so much spray-painting finished and even took some photos outside … even though everything is dead. We watched This is Where I Leave You which was really good. Our new carpet in the basement was […]

Pinterest Party Friday #88


Happy Friday everyone!!! As we speak I am having new carpet installed! Yay!!! You have no idea how badly it was needed. For the last week, we have been moving all of the furniture in the basement to the upper floor, ripping up carpet, and finding new homes for all […]

5 Ways to Stop Shopping in the New Year

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I mentioned a few weeks ago how we were determined to get rid of our credit card debt ASAP, and I showed you How We Save $749 a Year By Cutting Out Cable and Still Get to Watch the Shows We Love. My next step was to figure out how […]