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Talented Tuesday Link Party #39

Welcome back to Talented Tuesday #39! I’ve been running around like a crazy person trying to soak in the last bits of summer, and squeezing in as much family time as possible before my youngest headed back to school (which happened yesterday). Sad day, I know. I’m so excited to see what fun

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DIY Beachy Sisal Rope Vase

As you probably know by now, I love simple, inexpensive projects that can be completed quickly, but still look like a million bucks. This is one of those projects. To be honest, this vase was my orignial idea for July’s Home Depot Monthly Gift Challenge, but I decided to go with the Sisal

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Talented Tuesday Link Party #38

Welcome back to Talented Tuesday #38! I can hardly believe it! I hope you’re all enjoying your summer vacations – hopefully you’re escaping to somewhere fun! We’re in full back-to-school mode over here; new backpacks, school supplies, and clothes. Let me just say; school hasn’t even started yet and I’m ready for

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Sisal Rope Artwork

Yay! It’s that time again – time for the Monthly Home Depot DIY Gift Challenge! I’m so excited for this months’ challenge; it’s been my favorite challenge so far! Just in case you’re not familiar with the Monthly Gift Challenge, each month one blogger from our group of 13 will choose an

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Talented Tuesday Link Party #37

Welcome back to yet another Talented Tuesday Link Party! I hope you’re enjoying your summer! We’re shaking our heads in disbelief over here – my son starts back to school in just a couple of weeks – yikes! I’m not quite ready for our summer to end, and I’m definitely not prepared

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Talented Tuesday Link Party #36

Welcome to July! I hope you all enjoyed the long holiday weekend! I’m not gonna lie, it’s been a bit hard to get back into the groove, but now that it’s Tuesday – I think I’m ready! I can’t wait to see what you all have been up to this past week! 

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French Grain Sack Bench Makeover

I hope you all had an amazing holiday weekend – I did, I only wish the weekend was longer! The extra day off did give me the opportunity to work on a few projects, one of which was transforming the most hideous beast of a bench into a true beauty. As you

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Talented Tuesday Link Party #35

Welcome back to week #35 of the Talented Tuesday Link Party! I hope you all are staying cool this summer – it’s been in the 110 -115 degree range here – yuck! It’s just too darn hot for any major projects, so the kiddos and I have been hanging out inside, crafting

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Creamy Dark Chocolate Frosting

  With the July 4th holiday approaching, party planning is in full swing! Our annual family get-together is typically filled with swimming, fireworks, and of course, food. This year my family has requested my famous chocolate cupcakes with dark chocolate frosting; not so much for the cake, but for the yummy, creamy,

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Talented Tuesday Link Party #34

Welcome back to another edition of Talented Tuesday! Summer vacation is a wonderful thing, don’t you think? I’m enjoying the slower pace, and the extra time spent with my little family. Last week we had some really great link-ups – it’s been so much fun seeing what you all have been up