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25 DIYs of Christmas: Day 10 – Homemade Ornaments

When I saw a post on Handmade Ornaments from Poppytalk yesterday, it dawned on me that it was something I had not even thought about yet! Maybe it’s because we’re waiting until the week of Christmas to get our tree … Continue reading

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25 DIYs of Christmas: Day 9 – Entry Way Decor

Our poor entry way has been ignored until we hosted Cecilia’s birthday party over the weekend. Until then, it was shut off by another door so it didn’t get much attention, and it smelled like it, too. The previous owner … Continue reading

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25 DIYs of Christmas: Day 7 – DIY Gift Wrap

Last year was the first year I did my own gift wrap. And oddly enough, as simple as it seemed, it was kind of a disaster. I waited until the last minute to do it, the tape I had wasn’t … Continue reading

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25 DIYs of Christmas: Day 3

The babies are taking over! There are so many kids in our family since the most recent baby boom that we are just focusing on the kids and grandparents this year. And while I will probably pick up some books, … Continue reading

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The Living Situation: A Very Minted Christmas

Now that we have all of the walls painted in the kids’ room and their furniture is assembled and in their rooms, the real fun begins – decorating their rooms! I have hung up some things in Cecilia’s room and … Continue reading

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It’s coming together

Bit by bit, we have been working away at making this house home. Cecilia’s birthday is next weekend (gah!) and I would like this place to feel a little warmer than it does now. While the walls and trim are … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

After today, the virtual world as we know it will change. No more funny costume posts, no more pumpkins being painted or carved, the pumpkin recipes will start trickling away (except from here…they will always be here). We will start … Continue reading

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DIY Work in Progress + Waffles!

I’ve been painting since I was a little kid. I never considered myself to be excellent at it, but it’s something I’ve always enjoyed. One of the things that I love the most about it is that it’s totally forgiving. … Continue reading

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Hello, October + Write 31 Days

This is the month for me. I have my DIY project list in hand, recipes I’m waiting to try out and of course…Halloween, which means harvest festivals and pumpkin patches. And, I signed up for a new writing challenge called … Continue reading

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DIY Inspiration: Wall Love

Our walls are borrrring. We’ve hung up two posters in our living room, and while we have some more to hang up…I would like to hang up more than just posters. I’ve been searching through thrift stores, flea markets and … Continue reading

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