A PROJECT ON THE FLY! ~for our new laundry room

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Are you like this? Before you begin renovating a room, a thousand ideas race through your mind for weeks (if not months) sometimes keeping you awake at night? ME, TOO !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Before we began on the laundry room, I searched my favorite blogs, Pinterest, google and so on for great ideas. Today, I got a brainstorm! I bought a vinyl saying from Mice and Mugs.....TWO YEARS AGO! TALK ABOUT PLANNING AHEAD! The sign I bought is a little smaller … [Continue reading...]

ANOTHER DAY IN THE LAUNDRY ROOM ~ not doing laundry!

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  I just read a post by one of my favorite bloggers and she wrote about spending her weekend, "The Best Weekend EVER", with her husband and four boys camping. As I read her story, I couldn't help but reminisce about when my boys were her boys' ages. Her boys are about ten years younger than mine. I couldn't help but realize how fast time flies by!!  This weekend my two college boys were home and my oldest came over to stay so the whole … [Continue reading...]

A LAUNDRY ROOM MAKEOVER

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  We have finally begun on the boring laundry room. It has always been a generic, one wire shelf room with no personality whatsoever.   We emptied out all the "stuff" and removed the wire shelf.  I set up my painting area. Does anyone else paint in the dining room? It's the room in our [...]

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A Little Fall Football Game

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Nothing like a chilly night of college football to get you in the fall mood. We spent the weekend visiting with Son #2 and Son #3 at Appalachian State University. Every year we spend a weekend full of football, a family basketball game, a little shopping, and a lot of eating. When we got home, I was [...]

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PINK ISN’T JUST A COLOR, IT’S AN ATTITUDE!

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Wow, it's been a long time since I've written on my blog. I apologize for being way too busy with family, a new job, and school sports commitments. This weekend has been the first free one in a long time. So I thought I would get a little project done. "Pink isn't just a color, [...]

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GROSS TO SPARKLING

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Since we were in the kitchen this weekend, we were reminded of the dirt. I am by no means a clean freak. I clean when we have company or when it's so disgusting it bothers even me. Well, this weekend, I noticed the grease traps above the stove were dripping yellow goop down the beadboard [...]

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A LITTLE BRIGHTER AND LIGHTER

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Do you remember our kitchen redo a few years ago? And the kitchen table redo? We are still loving our kitchen……..BUT……… do you see the chairs and barstools? They look so plain don't they? They are the same color as the walls. What was I thinking??  Now, do you remember my pantry door? Isn't it [...]

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A NEW FISH RECIPE!

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  MAHI MAHI & GARLIC-BUTTER SPINACH & PASTA We tried a couple of delicious new recipes tonight for dinner and I wanted to share them with you. If you're anything like me, you're always looking for new recipes to try out on the family. The LOML bought three pounds of Mahi Mahi filets. He removed the [...]

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A LITTLE YARD WORK ~ and lots of digging

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How do you get inspired to get projects done? I always put the pressure of company coming to get me off my butt! A couple of weekends ago, we had some friends come for dinner… LET'S DO THE YARD!!! Does anyone else do that to themselves or am I a masochist all by my lonesome?? [...]

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PARENTHOOD ~ The Braverman House

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A very dear friend of mine told me I had to watch the show "Parenthood".  I'm a big fan of Lauren Graham when she played Lorelai Gilmore on "The Gilmore Girls". So the LOML and I started watching it together on Netflix starting with Season 1. It got addictive!! It's funny and very family-oriented, which [...]

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