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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..

DIY · tutorials · when you say "I Do"

DIY Adjustable Floral Wedding Crown: One Size Fits All!

  DIY an Adjustable Floral Wedding Crown For Brides, Bridesmaids, or Flower Girls {photo credit: Linda F.}   Like I mentioned last week, I’m planning on sharing over the next several weeks, ways in which we DIYed my daughter’s wedding to add beauty, personal touches, and cost savings, which is always a good thing, especially… Continue reading DIY Adjustable Floral Wedding Crown: One Size Fits All!

DIY · when you say "I Do"

The Checklist before the Checklist!

About five months ago, I mentioned here that my precious daughter was getting married and that I was working hard on oodles of DIY projects. It’s one thing to do the wedding coordinating for other couples, but it’s a whole new bouquet of flowers to help plan your only daughter’s wedding! About eight weeks ago… Continue reading The Checklist before the Checklist!

Recipes

When It’s Too Hot to Cook…

Whew, it’s hot!  Is it hot where you are? We are waiting for those wonderful, afternoon, monsoonal rains to start here in the west cooling everything off and bringing rainbows, and filling the air with that amazing smell of rain that I wish I could bottle, but sadly, it just hasn’t happened yet. When it’s… Continue reading When It’s Too Hot to Cook…

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Mid-Year Bullet Journal Update

I can NOT believe this year is half over! This weekend makes the halfway point of 182.5 days, which means we are officially at the half-way point of 2017. At the beginning of the year I decided to join the bullet journal craze, and in February, I shared with you my start-up ideas here. If… Continue reading Mid-Year Bullet Journal Update

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When the Raspberries are on Sale

      About this time of year organic raspberries seem to go on a massive sale at Whole Foods. I just so happened to hit the time right and scooped up six cartons of these ruby-red, juicy, bundles of sweetness. Once I was home, unpacking my groceries, I thought to myself what in the… Continue reading When the Raspberries are on Sale