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17 by the end of 17

October 13, 2017

When I was younger I had an ever growing list of goals and a timeline for which I planned to achieve them.  I wanted to get my bachelors degree in four years.  I wanted to have my MBA before I turned 26.  I wished to be married, own a house, and have a kid before I was 30. As I…

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One Room Challenge | Week 2 Half Bath Makeover

October 11, 2017

Welcome to week 2 of the fall 2017 One Room Challenge!  Over the next four weeks I will transform my downstairs half bathroom from a brown disaster to a room that is light and bright. PROJECT RECAP In week one I presented my design plan.  In week two I painted the trim and window.  In week three I painted the walls.  In…

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Fall Comfort Food | Homemade Apple Crisp

October 9, 2017

My husband and I have a number of fall traditions.  Two of our October traditions are to watch The Great Pumpkin and the other is to make a homemade apple crisp.  We created our first apple crisp a few years ago, just after we got married.  We created it from scratch without a real recipe.  We were feeling creative so…

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DIY Idea | How to Distress a Clay Pot

October 6, 2017

In August I was invited to participate in as a guest blogger on the blog The Cozy Hearth.  The Cozy Hearth is a blog ran by Hannah, a super talented DIY’er.  She refinishes furniture that she sells in her shop. And she writes an great blog on her painting and finishing process.  If you are ever interested in some great…

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One Room Challenge | Week 1 Half Bath Makeover

October 4, 2017

Welcome to the first day of the fall 2017 One Room Challenge!  I am so excited about being a guest participant. Over the next five weeks I will transform my downstairs half bathroom from a brown disaster to a room that is light and bright. ABOUT THE ROOM I will be updating my downstairs half bath during the course of…

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Goodbye September | Updates and a Few Personal Stories

October 2, 2017

Hello October.  It is nice to meet you! Another month of 2017 has come to an end.  Today’s post is the first post of the month, so I thought I would use this as an opportunity to provide you a few updates on what is going on in my life.  What I am Reading: I just finished The Hive and loved…

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Fall Home Tour

September 29, 2017

In a previous post I shared this sneak peek of my living room.  Today I am sharing the entire fall home tour! ENTRY WAY I have made a few updates to our entry way. (You can see the original entry way here.) I have added the pumpkins, apples, hayrides sign that I found at Home Goods a few weeks ago.…

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My Favorite Fall Decor Inspiration

September 27, 2017

Fall is officially here.  I have my fall storage containers down from the closet.  It is pumpkin chaos around my house right now!  Fall decorating is in full swing.  I am nearly complete with the small seasonal changes I am making to our downstairs.  Although I am not ready to show you pictures of my house, some of my favorite…

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