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Tips for Keeping Your Home Guest Ready

July 28, 2019

We recently had guests over to our home. We got the call about 15 minutes before they arrived. While waiting for our friends, I found myself doing the flight of the bumble bee. I was running around hiding clutter and quickly vacuuming up crumbs off the kitchen floor. By the time my guests arrived, I was a little sweaty, but…

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Home Office Update + A Few Things I Love

July 23, 2019

You may have noticed that there has not yet been an update on my home office. Well….we got really busy with a few other things this weekend and it just didn’t happen. Oh well! Although the room isn’t done, I am enjoying it very much. The puppies are as loving it as well. Instead of focusing on the office today,…

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A Few Fun Things for This Weekend & Project Updates

May 3, 2019

A FEW FUN THINGS FOR THIS WEEKEND Baby watch continues! Meghan Markle could have her baby any day now. Her original due date was in April. We are now at May 3rd. There were sightings of a private ambulance arriving at Meghan and Harry’s home with police escort yesterday. We could have a new royal baby this weekend! Tomorrow is…

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Make a Fresh Start for the New Year

January 2, 2019

Good morning and welcome to the New Year! The husband and I struggled to stay up until midnight. We saw the ball drop, we gave one another a passionate kiss, and then we immediately went to bed. Staying up too late would simply ruin our ability to get to brunch timely. I don’t like waiting for a table. One must…

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What I am Reading Now + What I am Going to Read Next

March 21, 2018

I love to read.  I try to find a few hours a week to read. It is one of my favorite forms of entertainment.  Today I am sharing with you what I am reading now and what I am going to read next.  Maybe you will want to read these books as well!

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Blooming Flowers + My Nature Walk

March 19, 2018

Can you believe that we are only days away from spring?  I remember being excited for the Christmas holiday and approaching winter.  I wasn’t nearly as excited for the cold weather as I was for the excuse to pull out my Christmas decor.  As the months ticked along, we got a little snow and the weather grew brutally cold.  The husband…

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10 Rules for a Happier Home

March 1, 2018

A few weeks ago I read a post on RealSimple.com titled 10 Rules for a Happier Home.  You can read the post here.  I liked the post, but it was missing a few things.  I decided to write my own list.  It has been said that if you want something done right, you have to do it yourself.  Today I…

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