Monthly Archives: January 2010

Babes in Toyland

So yesterday I talked about my submergence into blogland… a place where I feel elated, creative, inspired,  inadequate, and incredibly unfocused —  all in one fell swoop. Then, I read this post about organizing and storing kids toys;  specifically the line that says … Continue reading

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DIY Lovelies

I am so amazed at the DIY-ers there are out in blog land.   I will go online to search one simple thing and HOURS later,  I awake from this blacked-out state not knowing what sites I have been to or … Continue reading

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Looking for Knobs

As part of my one-room-at-a-time focus, I am going to finish up the kitchen.  My first project is to finally find hardware for the drawers and cabinets because the grease stains smeared across the wood just isn’t cutting it for … Continue reading

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DIY Arts & Crafts

I finally got around to snapping some shots of stuff I have created on my own or with the help of my husband.  (For those that aren’t aware, my husband is like Norm Abrams but H-O-T.  Oh yeah, and younger).  … Continue reading

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Back to School

Right before Christmas, we added a new member to the family.  Yes, this little guy: His given name is Canon EOS xsi.  But, I just call him my new love.   I thought for a while that I needed to amp up … Continue reading

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Slow Cooking Loooove

So, I talked about slow decorating yesterday per the advice of The Nesting Place.  Then, lo and behold, the family got me a slow cooker — No, I  stand corrected  — the ORIGINAL CROCKPOT  — for my birthday.  Now, yes, this … Continue reading

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Resetting Expectations

It’s my birthday today.  And, I am nursing a sinus infection.  Plus, it is cold and snowy.  I took the day off today to relax, do whatever I want, go to a spinning class, etc.  Instead, I grumped around, ran … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Welcome to 2010, friends!  I am a few days late on posting this, but the words have stewed in my head for the last few days.   The days have been filled with a lovely spa day (I realized that my ADD will … Continue reading

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