A NICE VISIT WITH FAMILY ~ and a beautiful model

  As I'm reading the title of this post, I realized it could be misconstrued that I have a picture of a beautiful model (the tall girl who walks the runway in beautiful clothing). NOPE! It's a model home! My sister and her family came to visit from South Florida (and one niece from NYC). We did a lot of fun things including a movie, a wine tasting, and a model house tour. My whole family has always loved walking through model homes. I remember walking through model homes with my mom and … [Continue reading...]

FLUFF/FAT BOMB ~ a sugar free low carb treat

It's the LOML's birthday today.   HAPPY BIRTHDAY SWEETHEART!!   For every birthday that we have celebrated in our family (and that's a lot of birthdays!), I always ask the birthday person what kind of dessert they want me to make so we can light the candles and sing "Happy Birthday" to them with. I've done shaped cakes (Batman, Thomas the Tank Engine, Basketball, Barney, Elmo, plus so many more), cupcakes themed in a Princess tree, and different colored cake/frosting … [Continue reading...]


About 34 years ago (seems like yesterday), I was attending a College and Career bible study at my new church. We met in a large room with ping pong tables, a pool table, and a large meeting area with folding chairs. Because I grew up playing ping pong (and I’ve got some skills if I […]

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INSPIRATION PINSPIRATION #32 ~ Garage Organization

I’m so excited for our next project! I’ve been planning our master bedroom makeover in my head FOREVA!! BUT…..before we can start on the first project of the bedroom makeover which is the reading nook, we have to make room for all the wood that we need to store while building the bench/bookcases for the […]

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  Valentine’s Day has always been one of my favorite holidays! Besides all the candy (which I can’t eat anymore), the beautiful flowers, and all the love in the air, it’s also the LOML’s (Love of My Life) birthday. I always thought he had such a cool birthday. He does get a little shafted because […]

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Here in the great state of NC, we got a little snow. Unlike the north where y’all continue living your lives with 4 inches of snow, we in NC stop everything. No work, no school, no driving anywhere! I am NOT complaining though because I love SNOW DAYS!! We get to sleep in, stay in […]

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