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5 Simple Ways to Go Green in The Kitchen

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If one of your goals for 2015 is to be a little more responsible when it comes to the environment, here are five simple changes you can make in your kitchen to get you closer to goal. #1 – Replace your K-cups with OneCoffee pods.  These single use pods are 99% biodegradable and made to […]

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Whole Home Organizer Planning Printable

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Last year I worked out a little Vision planner because January is all about organizing for me. I just don’t feel like I can start a new year with all of last years problems and clutter hanging around. I worked through this planner to realize I needed to fix our mudroom problems. And then I […]

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Start a Side Business Flipping Used Furniture

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How to Make a Side Income by Flipping Furniture Working from home has been one of the biggest challenges of my life (try speaking to a business contact on the phone while your son screams for you to wipe his butt from the bathroom) and yet it is one of the things that I’m most […]

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Adventures in Wallpaper

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The dining room has been a work in progress for a long while now.  It’s still not complete but we’re one step further on the journey.  I know what you’re thinking “Heather, you’re a paint girl.  What on earth are you doing with wallpaper?”  Well, I don’t know!  I’ve never papered before and had no […]

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Hello 2015!

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Wow!  That was a huge break.  I took all of Christmas through New Years and then some off and it was fantastic but I’m glad to be back to writing and creating and regular life.  The kids go back to school in the morning and all will be back to normal.  I hope you had […]

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Shop for Hope with Winners and HomeSense


I know you still have a few people on your list to shop for.  I know it’s getting down to the wire and you just want to get it done.  I have the answer.  Head to Winners or HomeSense and pick up something from the Shop for Hope line.  Look at how cute that owl […]

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Walking in a Winter Wonderland

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A few days ago, Jack Frost decorated town for the holidays.  Every tree received a glistening coat of white hoarfrost.  Hoarfrost occurs when there’s humidity in the air when the temperature plunges.  This humidity freezes in the air and deposits onto the trees as it falls.  It is often formed from large crystals so it […]

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Gluten Free Orange Spice Christmas Cookies

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  The story of these Gluten Free Orange Spice Christmas Cookies starts with an evergreen. We started our weekend by wrestling with an 8 foot tall tree until it sat atop our car.  Such a strange tradition isn’t it?  The husband and I bickered and argued as we do every year during this task.  “That’s […]

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Raising the Bar Stool. A Makeover Story.

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An extremely awesome friend of mine, Jessica, had these counter height stools in her home.  She was done with them.  They just weren’t working for her any more and when I took them off her hands I could almost feel the relief washing over her.  You’ve all had that feeling haven’t you?  That purging sense […]