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A Loss, A Gain and an Update

Please excuse the long silence; I took a little time off to concentrate on my family as we mourn the death of my sweet Grandmother.  She was a beautiful lady and because of her, the world has been a better place  for the past 84 years.  She will be incredibly missed. I


2013 Holiday Housewalk – Nature Inspired Christmas

Hi everyone, thanks so much for stopping by to see my 2013 Nature Inspired Holiday Housewalk!  I’m a little late to the party, but better late than never.  I’ve been so inspired by all of the lovely homes, and want to thank Jennifer Rizzo for being such a gracious host. For those of


Dining Room Paint and Progress

The dining room makeover is moving right along, I’m happy to say!  The new paint color is up (Bedford Gray by Martha Stewart) and it is looking so much better.  Hubby and I decided, at the last-minute, that we were going to dress the room up a bit by adding picture frame


New Wood Floors

When we bought our house, we knew we would have to replace the flooring in the main living area before we could move in.  The previous owners had installed a combination of wood flooring and carpet, and both had been ruined beyond repair (please excuse the poor cell phone photos – the


We’re Home!

Well, we finally did it… the Mr. and I have officially purchased a house!  After a whirl-wind house hunt, we found a beautiful home in a great neighborhood and signed on the dotted line.  We’re so excited to be home-owners again! Our house was built in 2003 and, although it has been well


Craftroom Reveal!

I was beginning to think this day would never come…. but here it is!  My craft room makeover is finally finished and ready to share! Of course, before I show you anymore after pictures, I’m going to make you look at the before pictures (again) just so you can fully appreciate how far


Pretty Spring Mantel

Hello,  I hope you are having a wonderful Wednesday!  I just wanted to put together a quick post so I could join the Easter Mantel party over at Censational Girl. My mantel has been neglected for quite some time so I shopped my house and found a few things to pretty it


Command Central Gallery Wall

Last week, in an attempt to clear out the loft  for its transformation into a craft room, (read about it here) I found the inspiration I needed to complete a mini-makeover on another area of our house.  I love when that happens!  The area I refer to is actually the staircase wall where


Entryway Reveal

Hello everyone, it’s good to be back!  I had to take a longer than anticipated blogging break to help get my kiddos caught up on all of the schoolwork they missed while they were sick.  They have state standard testing this week and I’m hoping they are prepared enough!  Let me tell ya, we have


Master Bedroom Pics

I thought I would post a few pictures that I recently took of my Master Bedroom. I recently discovered Picasa….and had myself a little fun! I will be adding more as time permits…. My little Oliver loves his afternoon nap!