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No More Spots!

Finally NO MORE SPOTS!  After 2 months of a living room that looked like this, I'm happy to report that the walls are painted and its starting to feel like "my house"!  This is what this wall looked like when my daughter and son-in-law lived … [Read More...]

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Get Your Halloween On!

I'm still unpacking boxes (prepping for a yard sale) and came across some foam pumpkins and burlap I bought last year at the dollar store.  The wheels started turning.  So, since the house is trashed anyway and I needed a break from that mess, I … [Read More...]

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It’s The Little Things!

It really is the little things that make you happy!  Really! Right now there isn't a single room in the new place that doesn't require some kind of attention.  That said, there aren't a whole lot of places to look (besides burying my head in the … [Read More...]

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23 Unique Ways to Repurpose Frames!

Have you visited Hometalk yet?   If you haven't, you're in for a huge treat! Hometalk is the place to go for advice and inspiration for your home &  garden.  It's a great source of  DIY, craft, and gardening ideas and projects fueled with the … [Read More...]

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Window Screen to Message Center (or “One Man’s Trash is Another Man’s Treasure!)

You're all familiar with the saying "One man's trash is another man's treasure."?  That's how I felt when I saw this  funky little window screen at a yard sale. I couldn't resist buying it.  I've been looking at it for months, wondering what I should … [Read More...]

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Thinking Fall!!!

This morning brought temps in the low 60's which, for the Jersey Shore in August, is unheard of!.  It felt like a late September morning and definitely had me thinking "Fall".  Dew on the lawn, coolness in the air with a crisp, cloudless sky. … [Read More...]