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I’m in The Blog Guidebook…

I’m now the the blog Guidebook! This is a wonderful site with lots of helpful blogging information. Go over and check it out!


Framed: Master Bedroom

With our move to Virginia getting closer every day, I have been busy going through closets and getting rid of anything that I don’t absolutely love and/or see the need to haul across the country. Hubby and I tackled the garage right before he left for Virginia, and the result is a


Decision Made!

Chesapeake, here we come! After much contemplation, the decision has been made……to go to Virginia! Husband left this morning for Chesapeake, he will be starting his new job on Monday. Luckily, his new employer is going to put him up in an extended stay hotel until after Christmas, so the kids and


Home Remedies Featured!

I am so excited to have my “scissors” pillow featured in Etsy’s Treasury! Stop by and check it out, along with some great artists and their goods!


It’s Soup Season…

Time to post my first recipe….and what would be better than good ole’ chicken noodle soup! I have always associated Fall with the beginning of “soup season”. Nothing takes the chill out of the air like a warm, comforting bowl of soup. Enjoy with your favorite bread, and of course, your favorite


Fall Has Arrived

It’s hard to believe but Summer has officially left, and my favorite season, Fall, has finally arrived. Although we still have a month or so of heat left to endure, the highs are slowly beginning to taper off to more comfortable temperatures. Soon, I will be bidding a very happy farewell to


Beauty Revealed

Do you remember this beauty? Well I finally summoned up the courage (read: stupidity) to venture outside into Satan’s Basement (only 108 degrees today) to give her the make-over she so deserves. The things we do for the stuff we love….. Heirloom White spray paint. Miracle in a can, it is. A


California Dreamin’ Part Two

As promised, I’m back for Part Two…….. San Diego, California – 2009 Part Two We took the kids to Mission Beach for some wave frolicking…this was in mid April so the water was still too cold to go in without a wetsuit. They still had fun just playing in the surf. Little


California Dreamin’ Part One

As you may or may not know, I live in the Phoenix, Arizona desert. Our summers here are insufferable, to put it lightly. Today the temperature only got up to 105 degrees, but after several months of these kinds of temperatures, one begins to pray for a reprieve. I decided to break


Look What I Found

Look what I found out thrifting today……..for just $2.50. Isn’t she a beauty? Okay, maybe not yet, but she will be, with a couple of coats of paint. Right now = shabby. Right now + two coats of paint = Shabby Chic. Just you wait and see……………