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Quest 47 begins today.

I turn 47 today and you know what that means.  QUEST 47! To Review and warning – this is a bit of a long read:  This idea began over a year ago when I was reading a blog where the … Continue reading

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Ornament #5 -Map Ornament {30 Days of Christmas Ornaments}

Ornament #5 -Map Ornament With this ornament I was inspired by a decorating project I saw on Pinterest.  Old maps were used to cover books and I wondered if I could use maps with my ornaments.  I knew I could … Continue reading

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Ornament #4 -Hand Painted Dog Bone Icicle {30 Days of Christmas Ornaments}

Ornament #4 -Hand Painted Dog Bone Icicle As with Ornament #3, I was able to re-purpose the beads from 4 napkin ring holders.  I also raided my stash of beads to add some color and interest.  I purchased wood cutout … Continue reading

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Quest 46 | A 365-day Journey

On November 24th, I turn 46.  And I know this is quite a ways off – 46 days to be exact. A couple of months ago I was reading a blog where the author talked about turning 30 and wanting … Continue reading

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Garage Sale Haul

This past weekend I went to several garage sales with a group of friends.  We have a realtor in the area that arranges neighborhood garage sales.  Usually they’re 300+ homes all in the same area, but this one was 90+ … Continue reading

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A New Year

Since we’re almost to the end of January, you’re going to think I’m weird for posting my 2014 goals.  Actually I’m approaching the whole ‘goals for the year’ thing a little differently this year.  I LOVED 2013!  It was full … Continue reading

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Pinterest 365 – Day 24 – Retaining Wall

Today’s pin is one of those that can’t be completed in one day.  We’ve actually been working on this for the past week, but today was the big brick moving day.  Several of our friends and family came over this … Continue reading

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Pinterest 365 – Day 21 – Homemade minty foot scrub

Today is one of those days where a foot scrub just sounds invigorating.  Mike and I are in the middle of getting our backyard ready for a new retaining wall and we’re both sore and tired and need to soak … Continue reading

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Pinterest 365 – Day 10 – DIY Watering Can

This past summer I planted tomatoes in containers on our deck.  I would water them everyday, sometimes with the hose and other times, when I was in a rush, with a pitcher.  I often thought it would be nice to … Continue reading

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31 Days {Day 29} || Committing to Change – The Finish in Sight

Almost to the end of 31 days and I wanted to do a recap of the past 28 days. So let’s review: Day 1:  Intro Day 2:  No-Wheat.  So far so good.  I have lost 2 pounds and 2 inches from … Continue reading

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