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A Fresh Start

A Fresh Start….

No, that isn’t a new refrigerator…it is FINALLY clean! 🙂 Right about now, I am wishing I had taken an embarrassing before photo. Then, this would look like a bigger “fresh start”. But, let’s just say that three hours later, it now looks like this. Yes, I said three hours….

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Back in the Saddle (or Mason Jar) Again…

I don’t know about you, but the holidays threw me for an organizational loop. Between Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, some travel thrown in here and there, and fighting a severe bout of Bronchitis, my fridge was a MESS! The drawers were full of random veggies, the shelves were scattered with…

TV Armoire

Television Cabinet Transformation…

A friend asked me how my husband transformed my television cabinet into a craft cabinet. To see the original post, click here. Here are the details: My husband used these pilasters to complete the project.  Here is a closer look.  Follow the easy step below and you will have a…

Christmas Pictures Year Around

Christmas Card Photos…All Year Long

Our family gets so excited to receive Christmas cards, letters and photos from people we know and love. We hang them all by ribbon and they cover one wall in our dining room. Then, there is the sad day when we take them all down. A couple of years ago,…

TV Armoire

It has Shelves Now!!!

I am SO thankful to report that I now have shelves in my television armoire. It went from a very messy baking supplies/craft cabinet to what it is now…a super useful piece of furniture. I wish I had a before photo…just picture everything that is now in there all organized…not…

Party Planning Tips

On the heels of our 5th Annual New Year’s Eve Gathering, party planning is on my mind. So, I thought I would take a some time to explain how I prepare for a party that I can enjoy as much as our guests do. It is no surprise that hosting…

New Year’s Eve Open House

Happy New Year! Each year, our family invites 50 or 60 families to join us at some point in the evening for a New Year’s Eve Open House. We are never quite sure who will be able to make it so there is always an element of surprise. 🙂 This…

Farmer’s Market Tuesday!

It is Produce Prep Tuesday, but this week, I actually ventured out to the Farmer’s Market! If you are blessed to have a Farmer’s Market, or better yet, a Farm in your area, I would encourage a visit. There is nothing like the fresh smells and sights to inspire you…

Snow…at the Beach?

We know that would not likely happen…so, instead of waiting around…we have snow in our windows! Blessings!

New Use for a Cupcake Stand…

During the year, I use my cupcake stand to hold candles in little holders all around the perimeter. It looks beautiful with them all burning. So, now, at Christmas time this seemed like the perfect use! With green bulbs it would look just like a Christmas Tree. 🙂 Blessings!

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