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Labor Day Party Ideas

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The weekend is quickly approaching and I realized last night that I haven’t shared the Labor Day ideas with you, as promised. Earlier in the week, I shared some yummy desserts and tomorrow I will share a menu, but for today, I thought it would be fun to come up with some ideas for your party. […]

Closet Organization

Boys Rm.16

I really enjoy my boys being home during the summer, but it seems like there is so much going on I never have time to get any real housework done. Last week, after the boys had gone back to school I tackled their closets. Especially my youngest son’s, it was really bad. I will have to […]

College Sports Fan Bedroom


My middle and youngest sons are huge sports fans. My middle son came up with the idea of painting  jerseys on their bedroom walls. I’m very excited to share with you the finished College Jersey Bedroom. We still have some decorating and organizing to do, but the painting is done. I shared with our progress on […]

Fourth of July Decorating


I love decorating, next to baking, it’s my favorite past time. I especially enjoy decorating for the holidays. I also re-decorate my house with each season. In the Spring, I shared with you our Mantle and decorating with nature. Recently, I changed the mantle for summer. I like how the fresh ivy and boxwood looks, […]

Cookie Cutters ~ Things I Love


Among many things, I collect cookie cutters. Last week I helped a friend get ready for a Garage Sale, and she gave me some really cool cookie cutters. Some of them were antique, which I really love. I display them in an old pie tin. I put the red cookie cutters in a glass jar. […]

Painting Project – Week 4


Well, I think we are finally just about done with the painting. Here is where we started, Week 1, Week 2 and Week 3. This week we got the college jerseys started. We started by drawing a jersey on a piece of foam core board. I thought it should be a little thicker than regular poster […]

Painting Project – Week 3


Well, we are making a little more progress. Most of the trim is done, still need to paint the ceiling and second coat. We bought the paint for the college jerseys, but Home Depot didn’t have University of Texas in a sample size, so we will need to head out and track that down, possibly […]