Inspiration Pinspiration


  I absolutely love using Pinterest to inspire me.  Sometimes I have ideas pop into my head, other times I go completely blank when renovating a room. That's when I hop onto Pinterest and see what other creative people are doing. I have gotten many great ideas. Because of my love for Pinterest, I wanted to share with you some of my favorite Inspiration Pinspirations You can see my Pinterest boards here. I'd like to share some … [Continue reading...]

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


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!


  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 [...]

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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


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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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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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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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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  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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