INSPIRATION PINSPIRATION #30 ~ The beautiful colors of fall

It's been a little chilly in NC the past week and I'm lovin' it! I'm trying to get motivated to get out the cold weather clothes and pack away the summer stuff. HOPEFULLY, we'll finish the master closet this weekend, then I can organize all the clothes. It's hard for me to get motivated when everything is EVERYWHERE!! To get me off my lazy butt that's cuddled on the couch with a sweater on and a blanket on my lap, I'm looking for pretty inspiration for fall outfits. INSPIRATION … [Continue reading...]


  I'm finding it hard to get in the autumn mood when it's still in the 90's here in NC. But, I had some free time now that Daughter #2 tracked back in to school (I still miss our days together :(), so I spent a day adding some pretty fall displays around the house. Hope you enjoy! I made this "it's fall y'all" banner with a banner packet I bought in the $1 section at Target and a black sharpie pen. I made a trip to the ReStore this past week and I found a great dining … [Continue reading...]

CLOSET RENOVATION ~ Take Two ~ Storage bins

  Our house is in full swing now that everyone is in school. I love summer break where we spend family time but I also love getting back into a regular schedule and working on our to-do list. To recap, we’ve been working on our master bedroom closet. It was just a wire shelving mess […]

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AN OLD DRESSER ~ made new…kinda!

Our home is always in a kind of upheaval. People moving out, moving in, growing up. When Son #1 grew out of his crib 25 years ago (OMG!), we moved him into a big boy bed. We were afraid of him falling out of bed in the middle of the night so we found a […]

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  Today was a perfect day….balmy 88 degrees, sunny with a slight cool breeze. A beautiful day to stroll through the zoo and visit all the sweet animals with my daughters. We left our house at about 9:00 am, drove west for about an hour and arrived at the park where usually we are trampled […]

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY ~ Twenty seven years…NO WAY!

Yesterday was my oldest son’s 27th birthday.   WOW!!!! It feels just like yesterday, the LOML and I were bringing a tiny beautiful newborn baby boy wearing a little white jumper and a pink and blue striped beany on his jet black hair covered head into our home. I remember every sound, smell, and sweet […]

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