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Menu Monday 1/21/12

Posted by on Jan 21, 2013 in Home Page Feature, Menu Monday | 0 comments

Menu Monday!  The Biggest Loser Family Cookbook is one of my favorites.  I have yet to make anything from it that my family does not love!  I think it runs about $10-15.  This week our menu begins with one of our favorites!  The shopping list for this menu is below.   Menu: Monday – Biggest Loser Grilled Chicken Parmesan with Green Beans Tuesday – Steak Fajita Taco Salad Wednesday – Brisket Sandwiches with Baked Sweet Potato Fries Thursday – Stuffed French Toast and Fruit Friday – Baked Potato Bar Saturday – Family Night (eat out) Sunday...

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Posted by on Oct 8, 2012 in Dining Spaces, Displays, Holiday Style, Home Page Feature | 2 comments

This fall season I am feeling so grateful.  It has been an interesting  year around our home.  As some of you know, last summer (2011) my husband started a new company.  We were excited and nervous and a little unsure, but knew that this was where God had led our family and Marc’s career.  What we did not anticipate was a flurry of things around our home, conveniences that we take for granted – going OUT.  Not just one, but our dishwasher, the air conditioner in Marc’s car, our washer, our front door knob, our garage refrigerator, and the pool pump.  To top it all off...

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20 things I love about fall…

Posted by on Oct 1, 2012 in Holiday Style, Home Page Feature, Inspiration, Life, Uncategorized | 0 comments

I am so excited to be joining the Fall Nesting Party at The Inspired Room because I LOVE fall! These are some of my favorites, but not in any particular order… pumpkin spiced latte at starbucks cooler weather  leaves changing colors pumpkin bread, pumpkin pancakes, pumpkin cookies our annual pumpkin carving party fall decorating pumpkins gourds soups fall scented candles gathering with family picking out halloween costumes fun with friends organizing nesting storybook character day fall baseball evening walks plaid hanging out around the fire...

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Bargain Buying for Beginners

Posted by on Jun 26, 2012 in DIY Projects, Home Page Feature, Life, Shopping Bargains | 0 comments

Five tips for buying second hand home goods Summertime is a great season for second hand shopping!  In Texas, if you go early before the heat hits, it can be a lot of fun and very fruitful!  Where to begin… Make a list – 1. White dishes 2. Silver pieces 3. Chairs 4. Storage 5. Frames/ artwork 6. Dressers I am always open to other things, but these are the basics. Be Flexible – If I do fall in LOVE with something I can usually find a good place for it even if it’s not my “style”. I don’t worry about whether it goes and I can look past its current...

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Repurposing Old Lamps

Posted by on Mar 22, 2012 in Home Page Feature, Living Room | 1 comment

  I found these lamps at a yard sale years and years ago.  They have worn several different hats (shades and colors) over the years.  I really love the shape of them and wanted to repurpose them, but they were WAY out of style.  Like many of you, I tend to start a project and then move on to a new one before the first is complete.  Some refer to this as Designer’s ADD.  Anyway, I decided to wait to start on the lamps until I had a vision for them. First, I tried to make them look like mercury glass.  I had seen some lamps in the Pottery Barn catalog that I really liked, but...

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Posted by on Mar 18, 2012 in Displays, Home Page Feature, Kitchen, Shopping Bargains | 0 comments

I was wanting something to freshen up my kitchen for spring. I’m trying to decide what I want to do on some bigger projects such as fabric for my curtains, painting my island, and maybe even painting the cabinets. In the meantime, I decided to hang a collection of my favorite plates and a little chalkboard I made last year.   I found the oval plate at Canton last year, the blue and white one from a yard sale,  the Paris plate is from Anthropologie, the red and white is from a yard sale and the floral/ gold was my great great Aunt Clara Mae’s.  The yard sale tray was turned...

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