Category Archives: Decorating & DIY

29 Weeks Pregnant | Nesting Ambitions

Walker's Shortbread Cookies

I can’t believe 29 weeks have come and gone!  This pregnancy has gone by quickly!  Now I’m coming down the home stretch in that last trimester when things typically start to get uncomfortable.  Amazingly enough, I really haven’t been that uncomfortable.  Again, it ain’t over till it’s over, but so far so good!  I think […]

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Needing Curb Appeal Suggestions!


I need help!  I’ve decided it’s time I did something about the front of my house, and I would love some suggestions.  I love my house, and when you drive up to it, it fits right in with the rest of the neighborhood (minus the poorly maintained landscaping).  Our neighborhood is full of ranch style […]

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How To Make That Expensive Candle Last Longer


Raise your hand if, when you receive a yummy new candle, you first burn it for hours with reckless abandon and then hoard it like a miser after it burns about halfway down. ~raises hand~ I almost never buy nice candles for myself, so I want them to last for as long as possible.  You […]

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That Time I Cut My Own Hair


A few weeks ago I cut my own hair.  Yes.  Yes I did.  My hair was so long and needed to be cut so badly.  Every time I looked in the mirror, the need for a haircut was there glaring at me like a red flashing light.  However, the thought of trying to schedule a […]

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DIY Advent Calendar


Last year sometime mid-Christmas season I really wished I had done an advent calendar.  I wanted something fun to engage my kids in the season, but it was too late by the time I thought about it.  So, after Christmas 2011 per Fly Lady’s instructions, I put a bunch of things on my calendar for […]

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