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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Painted French Doors Transformation

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The two year search for a great job with excellent benefits???   ~ It is over!!!!   Whoop Whoop!   It has been a crazy hectic time since the “Haven” conference, in working both part-time jobs and then training and orientation…….yada, yada……. But I just wanted to update you so that you all would know……. [...]

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Summer or Rainy Day, Indoor Fun !

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  I have had a sweet time watching my sister’s babies as she recovered from a follow up surgery from her radical bilateral mastectomy. You can read my sister’s story here. She is doing well, and her babies just went back to their home. My heart hurts. We had a blast with her babies, but [...]

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Kiwi Spoons….

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What? You haven’t heard about them? In my love of vintage kitchen utensils….I had a fun set that was just calling my name to be re-purposed. But alas…..they were GRAPE FRUIT spoons…… And I don’t eat grape fruit. But I do love me some Kiwi………. So now……. Their NEW purpose? Kiwi spoons. Genius! They actually [...]

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Summer Succulents!

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I am playing it a different a tad with some of my plants around my pool. One reason…this year when spring hit, I was going through all of my pots that had been around my pool to get them ready for new flowers. I was shocked to see that many of my succulents had made [...]

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