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My Pretty Project Life Planner

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I embrace many aspects of technology, but digital scheduling isn’t one of them. I don’t use iCal or Google Calendar. I have never asked Siri to remind me of an appointment. Things just don’t stick in my brain that way. … Continue reading

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Extreme Home Makeover: 8-Year Edition

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As I prepare to list my house for sale, I’m taking final stock of its transformation. The previous residents of my house were two nice elderly ladies who hadn’t made any decor updates in a couple of decades. They liked … Continue reading

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2014 Christmas Tour of My Home

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As I rummaged through my five bins of Christmas decorations last week, I realized I wasn’t in the mood to over-deck the halls this year. I took out only my favorite things, and it was very freeing! I used to … Continue reading

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Christmas Tour of My Home

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Now that all my decorations are up, welcome to the 2013 Christmas tour of my house! Last year my dad hung hooks under the eaves of my house so I could easily put up lights on my own. It only … Continue reading

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Home Life Lately 8/6

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Here are some recent domestic goings-on:   Last weekend I finally cut scalloped shorts from some bootcut jeans I got at Goodwill! I measured the cutoff length against my favorite shorts, then used a scrapbooking border template to outline the … Continue reading

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Polka Dot Tablecloth

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Another project I tackled on my recent crafting spree is this DIY polka dot tablecloth from Oh Happy Day! I don’t usually cover my dining table, but this simple design really spoke to me. I bought a $10 tan tablecloth … Continue reading

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New Flooring Reveal

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In my six-plus years of residence in my house, I’ve made a LOT of improvements. But one big project has remained. After stressing about the beat-up, cat-destroyed carpet for several years, I decided to use my tax refund to get … Continue reading

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Christmas Decor

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Kelly’s Korner is hosting a linkup about Christmas decorations. I probably would have posted about mine anyway, so I’m joining in! Not that my humble decor really belongs in a “Tour of Homes,” but whatever. :) It took me a few … Continue reading

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In My Backyard: Still Fall

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Though the fig tree should not blossom, nor fruit be on the vines, the produce of the olive fail and the fields yield no food, the flock be cut off from the fold and there be no herd in the … Continue reading

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Life Lately 8/28

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(source) The past week or so has been rough for my family. My paternal grandmother is in ICU in Texas having a lot of complications from a bypass surgery. She’s stable for the moment, but every time they patch one … Continue reading

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