my first reupholstering job…and what I learned from it

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So of course, as usual, I’d pick the biggest, most complicated place to start reupholstering furniture ~ a couch. But, you know, I like to keep things interesting. I mean, I guess it could have been worse…it could have been a sectional. I’d seen lots of tutorials on pinterest, so I mean, really, how difficult could it… Continue Reading…

why we’re giving up tv…

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source Or at least the kids will be for a while. I rarely watch it myself, and I really shouldn’t be letting them watch nearly as much tv as they do. But I’m lazy. And sometimes, well, most times, it’s easier to just let them turn on the tv so I can just get stuff done…. Continue Reading…

instagram blog hop!

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Welcome to the Instagram Blog Hop! If you’re new around here, the Instagram Blog Hop is a party where you link up your Instagram account, find and follow new Instagram friends, and be continually inspired by what you see in your Instagram feed! No need to have a blog, just an Instagram account! The Rules… Continue Reading…

surrender…my one little word for 2014

I’d been trying to come up with my “one little word” for 2014. I’d thought about, prayed about it. Prayed about it, thought about it. But nothing came. So I figured, maybe I just didn’t need “one little word”. After all, I made quite a few resolutions goals for 2014: Get on and follow a budget. Be… Continue Reading…

Dorothy + the pumpkin patch

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I am super duper proud of myself right now because not only did I finish Sophie’s costume with two weeks to spare, but I actually managed to get some pics of her in it to share before Halloween! Yay me! A couple years ago, I saw a cute little Dorothy costume on Pinterest, and I’ve been trying… Continue Reading…