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Kids and All Their Stupid Stuff

As much as I have loved having the kids home this summer, it has been a real struggle with the amount of messes that are made throughout the day. My parenting style has always been pretty laid back. Eat lunches … Continue reading

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Thrifted Treasures

Today, I thought I would share some of my recent, and not so recent, thrifted treasures.  I love the thrill of the hunt and that feeling when you spot a little gem hidden among the bric-a-brac. I love these stacking … Continue reading

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Dining Room Before and After

This is a photo of the dining room taken the day I met my landlord to tour the apartment.   I promise I didn’t take a crummy photo on purpose-you know, to make it look so much better in the … Continue reading

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Corner of the Living Room-Before and After

Have you ever walked into a space and immediately felt a connection to it?  There’s  something that just feels so right that you can overlook flypaper hanging from the ceiling and ignore the stained, red carpet that covers every square … Continue reading

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Apartment Therapy

Anybody that knows me really well, knows that Apartment Therapy is my all time most favorite website ever. Ever.  When it was just starting out around 2006 I stumbled upon it and have pretty much visited  every day since.  There … Continue reading

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Another Bedroom Makeover Sneak Peak

This is a photo of the fireplace in my oldest daughter’s bedroom.  How did she get the biggest bedroom in the house with a fireplace and closet?  And I’m sharing the smallest bedroom with a four year old and no … Continue reading

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Before and After: My Bedroom

This is a photo of my bedroom that was taken soon after we moved in.  Sad. Ugly. Dingy.  The wallpaper from the 1970’s was badly stained (how do you even manage to get stains on your walls? Oh, and I won’t … Continue reading

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Back to School

It seems so early still, but back to school they went.  What a morning getting three kids off to three different schools and throw in a grouchy, tired four year old and the fact that the kids rolled in about … Continue reading

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