Cleaning Up the Curb Appeal

Ryobi String Trimmer

Thanks to each and every one of you for input on where to start first with my new home.  Your ideas really solidified what is important and what direction I should take.  One of the comments received on Facebook was "trust your instincts".  Thanks Sandy!  My instincts are telling me to SLOW down and enjoy the process.  Do not rush or make … [Read more...]

Getting Personal – My Prince Charming


Today I am going to get personal and share with you something (someone) dear to my heart.   I think it's every girl's fantasy to walk down the aisle with prince charming. To glance in his eyes and just know.  Know he's the one.  He's it. My prince charming walked into my life and I knew it.  From that moment there was no turning … [Read more...]

What would you do?

Arizona House

So, I was asking my husband where should I start?  What should I post about?  Past projects that helped us sell our home?  Our new house?  What?  His response? "Post about this house - how messy it is, and how much work we have to do!"  I guess we both are feeling a little overwhelmed.  Soooo... I'm going to show you what we left … [Read more...]

Cross Country Move


It's been awhile since I have been here with you.  As you know I put my home on the market and from that moment my life was like a clothes washing cycle.  The water was flowing great, then the agitation cycle began, followed by a rinse, and a final spin.  I will share the details with you as time goes on.  In a nutshell, moving cross … [Read more...]

Calm After The Storm

Ryobi 40v Blower

This time of year brings some nasty weather.  We have had our share of it here in Georgia with rain and whipping winds.  After it's gone, it leaves quite a mess with debris, leaves, branches, and sometimes fallen trees.  There was a storm that dropped the temperature and left quite a mess for me to pick up the next morning.  I did, … [Read more...]

At the Finish Line

Painted Bench Tutorial

So, I had this great idea.  One that was amazing... knock your socks off amazing. Have you ever had an idea like this?  You know... the kind where you envision this super unique piece at the finish line?   Then...   it all comes to a screeching halt.  Just...     ...Like.    ...That! What you envisioned at the finish line … [Read more...]

Create Pillows Using A Shower Curtain and Tablecloth

Exterior Pillows

Continuing with the How I Got My Home Ready To Sell Series, I thought I would share with you how I spruced up my exterior.  With the list of items to complete, sometimes the "extras" can be overlooked.  An extra such as pillows for outdoor seating areas.  The pillows create a comfortable feeling for a visitor and add extra color where it is … [Read more...]

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