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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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Posted by on Oct 5, 2011 in Life | 0 comments

Welcome to Vista Trail –  I cannot believe that after talking about this for so long, I am actually getting started!  I’m so excited to share with you my passion for making our house into a home.  I am also very nervous.  What if I don’t have enough to talk about?  I’m definitely not a great writer!  Will I be able to keep it relevant and interesting?  Yikes!  Well, here we go. I would like to kick Vista Trail off with “Summer Projects”.   There are always projects to be done around here.   This summer it seems more than ever.  This is...

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New Site Design

Posted by on Sep 9, 2011 in Life | 0 comments

Welcome, this is my new blog home. I really hope you will like the new look and feel of the site and the updates I will be posting. The bulk of my posts will be about projects that I’m working on around my house. In the immediate future, I will be working to migrate some of my previous content from other blogs I’ve had, and then I’ll start blogging on new home DIY projects again! Let me know what you think about the new look and logo design, and please remember to stay connected, get linked, bookmark it, re-tweet, re-post, comment, and all that other good...

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