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Crafts, Dollar Tree, Link Party

The Easiest Party Centerpiece You’ll Ever Make

  The older I get, the more I realize that my creativity is in the sewer. When my girls were littler (and I was littler as well), I had grand visions, I came up with the coolest ideas PRE-PINTERST mind you! For Anna's first birthday, I centered it around a teddy bear theme, came up with… Continue reading The Easiest Party Centerpiece You’ll Ever Make

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Favorite Things, Humor, Link Party

Green Doors Can Heal You

  In 2013, we had a burgundy front door.     That looked like hell because 13 years of wear and tear will do that to a door. Or to a mom. DID I SAY THAT OUT LOUD? So I decided that I was going to paint it myself. Our house color is boring white… Continue reading Green Doors Can Heal You

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Favorite Things, Humor, Life

Facebook Marketplace- Okay, I Like Facebook Again

    I have a love-hate relationship with Facebook. I love to read about other people, I hate to read about other people. Over the past several months, I have been slowly backing away from the big blue F for many reasons but the biggest is that I don't feel like Facebook interactions are as… Continue reading Facebook Marketplace- Okay, I Like Facebook Again

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Humor, Marriage, Product Reviews

I Forgot When I Married My Husband- Modern Map Art Review

  I get companies that reach out to me from time to time, asking would I like something they offer in return for me writing about it on my blog. Eighty-five percent of the time, it's companies that have nothing to do with what I write about, or offering products I would never use. Since… Continue reading I Forgot When I Married My Husband- Modern Map Art Review

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Decorating, Humor, Neat Freak

Family Cave Makeover

  When Ella was born, my mom came from central Illinois to spend two weeks helping me adjust to baby-hood again. At the time, it was a survival technique. It was January, really cold in these here parts. It was dreary, and dark at four in the afternoon in these here parts. Mike was working… Continue reading Family Cave Makeover

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Amazon, Decorating, Link Party

Home Tour 2017-2018

When people come into my home for the first time, I usually hear "your home is adorable!" or "I love how you decorate!". To which I reply, "thank you! It's what I like to call garage sale chic." Because that is the best name for my home's decor. I am not trying to be trendy,… Continue reading Home Tour 2017-2018

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Christmas, Link Party

Entertaining for the Holidays on a Budget

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GPHolidayAtHome #CollectiveBias I don't know about you, but with everything that is going on this holiday season, the last thing I think about is the costs that incur with entertaining and creating a festive table. With shopping,… Continue reading Entertaining for the Holidays on a Budget