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What to do When Wearing Your Mom’s Wedding Dress isn’t an Option, but you Still Want to..

{photo credit: Captured! Photography} We knew four long months, FOUR LONG MONTHS, before our daughter had the big question popped! Though we knew an engagement was coming at some point, I think our now, son in-love, asked my husband way ahead of time, because he just was exploding with excitement! He was ready to get… Continue reading What to do When Wearing Your Mom’s Wedding Dress isn’t an Option, but you Still Want to..

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The Last House Bathroom Remodel Part 2

On Friday I shared with you our  master bathroom remodel in our last home. You can see the before photos here….. Looking back at the photos I relived all the work we did! Nothing good comes easy! To save money we did the following ourselves: all the deconstruction, and cleanup, installation of all the lighting,… Continue reading The Last House Bathroom Remodel Part 2

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The Last House Bathroom Remodel Part One

Seems like all we have been doing in our new home is fixing things…. broken air unit, leaky windows, dripping faucets. It’s definitely not too exciting or inspirational, but needful, for sure. We haven’t been able to start any fun projects yet, but I’ll be sure to share when we do! So, I thought I’d… Continue reading The Last House Bathroom Remodel Part One

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From Ugly to Pretty: Our Laundry Room Remodel

Like I have mentioned before, when we moved into our home it was in need of some TLC and updating.  One of those rooms was the laundry room.  It’s a pretty small space (about 8′ x 9′), but a room nonetheless and with a sink, which made me happy. Here are a couple photos of our laundry… Continue reading From Ugly to Pretty: Our Laundry Room Remodel

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A Little Cup of Spring Happy

With this month having two trips out of state, sickness, two surgeries for my father-in-law, and the care for him, I haven’t had the time or energy to add a little touch of spring indoors, until yesterday. When in Trader Joes {my weekly stop} I saw several of the cutest little pots of mini flowers and picked up… Continue reading A Little Cup of Spring Happy

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Our Tract Home Remodel: The Surprise: The Kitchen: Part 2

On Monday, I shared with you the “before” found here of our tract home kitchen remodel. You can see the inspiration photo I had in mind here.  A girl can dream big, can’t she? Well, much to our surprise we were able to have a company create custom cabinetry for much less than semi -custom cabinets… Continue reading Our Tract Home Remodel: The Surprise: The Kitchen: Part 2

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Our Tract Home Remodel: The Surprise: The Kitchen: Part 1

No remodeling job is for the faint of heart, is it? I think you either dread it, love it, or fit somewhere in-between!  I would have to say we are in the crazy camp of those that love it!   We have been “DIYing” for over two decades now.   My husband likes the construction, math, and problem solving part, and… Continue reading Our Tract Home Remodel: The Surprise: The Kitchen: Part 1