Brass lantern…with spray paint!

brass lanterns at 2

Do you love the look of an outdoor brass lantern? I do ! I have lanterns placed here and there in our outdoor living space, but they had seen better days. And purchasing a brass lantern is not in my budget right now. So…take a small budget…an old lantern…and a can of spray paint, and […]

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Meet Me Monday Linky Party!


Last week was a great party and I can’t wait to see what you guys have up your sleeves this week! I will quickly get to some of the favorites from last week. I have thought about “stamping”….thought about it. Now I’m REALLY thinking about it. THINKING about it. The Jewelry Making Journal shared an […]

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Candlestick lamps updated

We all have these, have seen these or pass them by at yard sales or thrift stores. Mine sat on my night stands in my master bedroom. Candlestick lamps. But they just seemed outdated. These lamp shades caught my eye at World Market. Aren’t they cute?! $14.99 each. I hemmed. I hawed. I hawed. I […]

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Busy Year Part 4

Thank you so much for your support for my daughters experience with mean/nice girls. I shared that experience in yesterdays wrap up post. She has read every single comment. She now also knows that she is not experiencing this because she is a “weak” person or easily intimidated but because the “weak/mean” girl is insecure […]

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Mean/Nice Girls and Busy Year part 3

Our last Christmas celebration was last night. We had a great time and didn’t get home until almost 11:30. We are NEVER out that late. We were party animals! The kids didn’t go because one cousin that came in town is leaving this morning, so my son only had one night left and asked to […]

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Busy Year 2

We had a sweet time with family last night exchanging our nieces and nephews gifts. The kids were funny and one nephew is the perfect example of how to react to any gift. Every single gift he opened, be it a dollar tree toy, he would get so excited and exclaim that it was the […]

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