Fabulists

Fabulist Friday Week 2 – My Top 4 Fabulous Items of the Week

August 25, 2017

Welcome to Fabulist Friday!  This is where I share my top 4 fabulous items of the week. THE LIST Antique Whitewash 18″ Diameter Wood Bead Chandelier from World Market for $160 (currently on sale). You can pick up this awesome light fixture in store or online at WorldMarket.com.  This chandelier does come in two sizes: 18″ and 24″ diameters.  I…

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Decorate, Living Room

How I updated my built-in bookcase

August 23, 2017

Today I am sharing how I updated my built-in bookcase.  This is a serious subject for me as it has taken me the better part  of 9 months to actually finish. THE BEGINNING Let’s start at the beginning. When we closed on the house, this is what the living room looked like.  It had brown walls and cream trim.  There…

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How-to's

Finding time for exercise

August 21, 2017

We all know that exercise is vital for maintaining a healthy lifestyle.  Despite this, I still find myself struggling to clock the time. This is me in a red-faced selfie after exercising this weekend (don’t mind the finger in front of the lens): MY COMMON EXCUSES I am great a making excuses.  Some of these might sound familiar…because you are…

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Fabulists

Fabulist Friday Week 1 – My Top 4 Fabulous Items of the Week

August 18, 2017

Shortly after I announced that I was starting my blog over, a friend of mine asked me if I was going to bring back Fabulist Friday’s.  Initially, I said no.  It is a lot of work to get posts out every Monday and Wednesday.  There is a lot of planning, writing, photo editing, etc that goes into pulling together a…

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How-to's

How to care for nail polish

August 16, 2017

I love having nice looking feet.  I am a big fan of pedicures.  They are a girl’s day go-to.  They are relaxing.  They are also a little pricey.  A simple pedicures near me start at $35.  That is a little steep for every two weeks.  I would rather put that money toward my awesome highlights, as demonstrated from the image…

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How-to's

DIY Banana and Honey Hair Mask

August 14, 2017

I have blonde highlights that I pay a really nice lady to put in my hair.  I see her every 5 weeks so no one can see the amount of gray hair that I have.  I do this to trick people into thinking I might not be as old as I actually am.  The downside of this little beauty trick…

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How-to's

How to make perfect iced coffee

August 9, 2017

Today I am sharing the story of coffee in my family and how to make perfect iced coffee.  The photo below was taken during a little photo shoot of my balcony when we lived in Midtown Atlanta.  I was trying to get a good shot of the table that I later returned.  I have returners remorse (is that a thing?)…

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Home Office, Organization

How to organize mail clutter

August 7, 2017

Incoming mail is a hot topic in my house right now.  We don’t know what to do with it let alone know how to organize mail clutter.  Too often it ends up on the kitchen counter only to get wet from washing dishes or splatter from cooking.  Then the paper dries to the counter top leaving a mess. The other…

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