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Plaster Painted Ivory Server


Happy Hump Day everyone! I just want to thank you all for your sweet emails and comments on my health the last few weeks. To answer your questions … things aren’t back to normal yet. I’m still having kidney pain, running a fever, and having massive fatigue. I did get […]

Tips For Painting Dark Furniture from Our Southern Home


Hi! I’m Christy from Our Southern Home. It’s a pleasure to be meeting you today from Shanna’s blog, Restoration Redoux. Shanna and I had the pleasure of finally meeting in person last summer at a blogging conference. We’ve been great friends since! Shanna is so talented with the paint brush! […]

Earth Day with Tom’s of Maine


This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NaturalGoodness #CollectiveBias How do you feel about exposing your family to chemicals? It feels like every time you turn on the television there is a new story about how there are toxins in […]

Pinterest Party Friday #97


Happy Friday everyone!!! It has been one long week! I spent most of mine in the hospital this week, still trying to resolve this whole kidney thing. 8,000 IV sticks, and probably a million hospital bills later, we still have no true diagnosis. I’m trying to figure out who to […]

Plaster Painted Yard Sale Clock Makeover


You see them at yard sales all of the time. Little decorative items that are still cute but outdated because of the colors used on them. There are certain colors that were used in certain time periods that totally give them away. In the 70’s it was avocado, yellow, and […]

Pinterest Party Friday #96


Happy Friday everyone!!  I hope you all had a good week! The unnamed child is super happy to have a three day weekend. She and I stayed up late watching movies, and she is dog sitting and hanging out with her girlfriend tonight, which means Topher and I will finish […]

Spring Coffee Table Decor


Hello my friends! As I explained to you last week, I’ve been having some issues with my right kidney. The doctor inserted a stent because my kidney had a blockage. Well … sticking that sucker in there caused a whole lot of other problems, and the doc decided it needed […]

Fabulous Floral Projects


It’s finally Spring!!!! At least it is here in Kansas! As I have mentioned before, I am not a Fall or Winter girl. Give me green grass and warm weather, and I am one happy camper. I get giddy when I look out and see daffodils and iris poking their […]

Pinterest Party Friday #95


Happy Friday everyone! If you have been wondering where I have disappeared to this week, it’s been the hospital. I was in and out of the ER Fri-Sunday with the most horrendous kidney pain. I was finally admitted on Monday and ended-up having surgery where they put in a stent. […]

Shopping Your Home (Part 3 of Our Decorating Challenge)


For the last couple of months my bloggy buddies and I have participated in a decorating challenge where you decorate the same space three different ways using only items you already own. Making over furniture is easy for me, decorating not so much. As I have said before, I tend […]