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Tour Through Blogland

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A few weeks ago, my sweet friend Christy from Confessions of a Serial Do-It-Yourselfer invited me to participate in a Tour Through Blogland.  On this tour, each blogger is supposed to share a bit about ourselves, answer four questions, and introduce you to some other bloggers that I adore.

Christy and I share a passion for all things turquoise, upcycling vintage furniture, and repurposing ordinary items.

She is a fabulous decorator — you have to see her amazing home! So much of the personality in her home cost virtually nothing because she’s able to refinish all sorts of beautiful pieces herself.

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Her dining set is just one example that amazes me. Can you believe she only paid $85 for this?

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What I like most about Christy though is her beautiful personality. I recently got to spend some time with her at Haven, and I absolutely love this girl!

If you haven’t been over to her blog make sure you do — you will be hooked!

About Me

I am a married mother to three dogs a cat and a crazy teenage daughter.

Five years ago, I decided to retire and be a stay at home mom.  While my daughter was at school during the days, I started redoing furniture pieces for my own home. [Check it out...]

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Pinterest Party Friday #68

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Why Ya Gotta Be So Mean? (and a Wine Cork Bulletin Board)

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What To Do When You’re Allergic To Your Furbaby

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Haven Conference 2014 Recap

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Pinterest Party Friday #67 (Plus a Giveaway!)

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$3 Yard Sale Cabinet Makeover

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Take a Break From Summer- #Refuel2Go with SNICKERS®

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Pinterest Party Friday #66

Happy Friday everyone!!! I wrote this in advance as I will be at the Haven blogging conference in Atlanta today. I will be taking classes for photography, branding, advertising, plus a lot more. Fun cocktail parties, and I basically get to hang out with 350 other people who do what I do. Topher and the […]