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Multifunctional Home Office

*This post contains affiliate links. Who really uses a formal dining room these days? Not us! We are the antithesis of formal people. I mean, we did a very un-southern thing and didn’t even register for fine china, anything silver or crystal 13 years ago when we got married! Nonetheless, very southern women bought us […]

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Is It Bedtime, Yet?

As most parents can probably attest, one of the hardest parts of the day is bedtime!!! Good grief! Why is it when I am most exhausted and ready to put on my pajamas and veg with the Netflix controller in  my hand, do my children reach deep into their bag of annoying bedtime stalling tricks? […]

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Focus on Health

I like to treat each new year like a blank slate, a new beginning. I like to treat my birthday and the first day of school as opportunities for fresh starts, too, because I need more than one major fresh start per year! The turning of the calendar page provides a great opportunity to reflect […]

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2017 in the Rearview

Is there anyone else who was glad to bid 2017 farewell? To say 2017 was an odd and difficult year for me personally would be sugar coating the situation a bit. I should preface all of this by admitting that I am naturally a glass half empty kind of person. The trees often block my […]

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Big Girls…Share a Room

I’m trying to knock out a few decor projects here and there, except I can’t figure out what happened to all this free time I was supposed to have once the kids went to back to school?!? The girls’ room is so cheery and colorful! I’m usually so monochromatic and matchy-matchy in my decorating that […]

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Live Simply

Greetings from the view from my kitchen sink! At times my life gets really weighted down by the “should do’s” or the “you’re not doing enough” or even the “YOU are not enoughs” and it’s quite paralyzing. I’m really a nut job, and probably certifiable, but you may have figured that out. We had a rough […]

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Keeping It Off

About 2 years ago, I was facing the reality of my celebrating my 40th birthday. When did I get this old? In the deep recesses of my mind, I had an unspoken goal of stepping on the ever so honest scale and being back to my wedding day weight by the time I turned 40. […]

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So Long Summer

To say the last two weeks of my life have been quite difficult is an understatement of epic proportions.  Why are the last two weeks of summer so rough? I’ve heard lots of moms express this same frustration. It’s like we made it through the first six weeks or seven weeks somewhat unscathed and then […]

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White Bookcase Fiasco

Those of you who follow me on FB and IG are probably already aware that we’ve had quite the unfortunate series of event in my effort to acquire 2 matching white bookcases! I mean how hard should that be? Budget always comes into play, so any decorating task at my house seems to be more […]

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