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Quick and Easy DIY Halloween Banner Tutorial

Happy Friday everyone! I hope you all have a fun weekend to look forward to! I will be spending mine catching up on housework and helping my sweet mama move into her new house – not exactly fun, but definitely necessary. Hopefully I can carve out some time for a couple of


25 Free Halloween Printables

It’s almost Halloween time, my friends! That means it’s time to start preparing! I don’t usually decorate too much for Halloween but I figured I could at least print out a few signs and scatter them throughout the house.  While I was at it, I compiled this collection of 25 free Halloween


My Favorite Things About Fall

Ever have one of those weekends where you have a gazillion-and-one things to get done, and not enough time to do them all in?  That was my weekend, friends.  But such is life, and I’m choosing to focus on the good stuff that DID get accomplished this weekend.  A few of the big ones: 1. My


Tour Through Blogland

Happy Monday, friends! You may have heard of a fun little thing called the Tour Through Blogland, where bloggers share a little bit about themselves and give you a peek inside their homes and blogs. I was recently invited to be a part of the Tour Through Blogland, by the sweet and


Tips For Decorating A Small Space On A Budget

Thank you so much for your kind comments regarding my budget entryway reveal earlier this week! I promised I would be back to share some helpful tips with you… So without further ado, here are my top tips for decorating a small space on a budget:  1) Start with a plan. Having


Favorite Finds Friday

Hello friends, I hope you all had a wonderful week! Let me just say, I love my weekends (especially long, three day ones!) I’m back for another edition of Favorite Finds Friday…. some of my favorites found on the inter-webs this week.  Here’s a round up, in no particular order: Favorite workspace:


Putting Vintage Collectibles To Use

I just wanted to share with you the vintage goodies I got to bring home with me when I visited my dad in California a few months ago.  My dad is a bit of a collector, and he has acres and acres of vintage goods that I got to sift through when


Acres of Vintage Collectibles Part 2

Happy Monday, everyone!  I hope you had a good weekend.  Mine was filled with back to school shopping along with the usual chores.  I can’t believe my kiddos head back to class next Monday – where did the summer go? Anyway, I finally got around to editing some more photos from my


The Fixer Upper

I’m sure you all have already discovered “The Fixer Upper” on HGTV, but I’m new to it, and so excited to share this awesomeness! I had stumbled upon Joanna’s blog “Magnolia” awhile ago and was completely enamored; and despite the fact that the website references the show heavily (and the fact that


Acres of Vintage Collectibles

Happy Friday, everyone!  Was it just me, or did this week seem to drag on forever?  Maybe it’s because I’m looking forward to my sweet mom moving out here from Tucson this weekend, to be near my sister and I.  I’m not looking forward to unloading the moving truck in 110 degree