When someone you love…….dies.

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I have not known how to post this. I have not wanted to post this. I have really not wanted to endure this. But in real life, which is what my blog has revolved around………people die. And you all deserve to know why I “disappeared” and why I want to “come back” and find my [...]

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SECRETS to finding the Ballards / Pottery Barn / Restoration Hardware looks on CRAIGSLIST!

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Every single time I share photos of the cool items I find on Craigslist, many, many comments say things such as:  Ballards Macau Arm CHAIRS $299.00 EACH You are so lucky! OR Your craigslist always has the best deals! OR How do you find these deals?   Well, let me tell you one way I [...]

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Dining Room and Simplicity…..

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I hope you all had a Merry Christmas! We did. It was probably one of our most stress free…..slower paced, and…….simpler (is that a word?) Christmases that we have had. Simpler…..(IS it a word?) And in keeping with simpler (???) times, I wanted to share with you ….   NOTHING BIG. You’re welcome. Get it? Simpler [...]

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Secret to pretty Chalkboard writing!

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Guess what? I am probably the last person in the world to find this out…… But there is a secret to getting that really “white” pop when you write on your chalkboard. I thought it was chalkboard pens that people were using…..but, whatever you do……DON’T BUY THEM! They stain your boards!Many of you have written [...]

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Burlap and Twine Monogrammed Dollar Tree Pumpkin

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Want to know how to make a burlap and twine monogrammed pumpkin? Want to only spend a Dollar? Got ya‘ covered! ~ Take a Dollar Tree Pumpkin…… Spray paint it white. Add a Burlap monogram and some twine and….. Wah Lah!   It is seriously that easy. I used hot glue……burlap scraps and some twine….. [...]

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Pumpkin Heads!

Place card holders for kids table for Thanksgiving Punkin' Heads at YouAreTalkingToooMuch.com

*If you are on my Facebook you may have seen that I have been busy with my daddy’s health. I am proud of my family at this time and the love and support of my brothers and sisters. We have been able to come together and provide 24/7 care for my dad during this time. [...]

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