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The Unforgettable Year 2011

Dear 2011, If it was your intention to make sure that I would remember you, well then I’d say Mission Accomplished.  I mean, just the weather alone was memorable.  Who could forget the blizzard that dumped over a foot of … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Christmas Trees

I have a confession to make – I have BPCTD Or, as it’s more commonly know, Bi-Polar Christmas Tree Disorder To better show you how my affliction presents itself, I submit the following exhibits: Exhibit A – The “Pretty” Tree … Continue reading

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I {Heart} Faces – Feet Challenge

a perfectly indulgent saturday afternoon with my delightful daughter when she was home from college a few weeks ago – mani/pedi’s and catching up on my dvr’d episodes of “The Chew”. life is good. 🙂 peace, kelly

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All Decked Out

Next week the neighborhood garden club meeting/party is at my house and there’s nothing like a Christmas party to motivate me to get my Christmas decorations done. Christmas trees – check Staircase garland – check Dining room buffet – check … Continue reading

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DIY Christmas Candle Ring

I finally got all my Christmas decorations put up this week.  But when I looked at the mantle in our living room I was kinda underwhelmed.  So what did I do?  I went to Pinterest, of course, for some inspiration! … Continue reading

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Put That in Your Blog and Smoke It

*Disclaimer…the title of this blog post has absolutely nothing to do with this blog post.  Tripp said it last night while he was pointing out what a great job he was doing with the dishes and it gave me a … Continue reading

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Operation Rescue Me

I blame my mom.  I inherited her weird need for my home to be free of chaos.  I’m not talking about my house being ‘clean’ necessarily or even having all the messes and effluvia of normal everyday living being picked … Continue reading

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Sixteen Tons of Honey Do’s

In case you were wondering, Tripp and I have a very exciting home life.  We stay so incredibly busy with wonderfully productive activities that we rarely have time to feel like empty-nesters.  Take this past Saturday for instance.  What could … Continue reading

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Monster Mushrooms

They’re baaaaaack! These enormous mushrooms are popping up all over my yard… …and in my flowerbeds. I did a quick Google search of common lawn mushrooms (yes I know I’m a total nerd) and it directed me to AmericanMushrooms.com.  According … Continue reading

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My Kind of Garden

Tripp and I worked in the yard all day Saturday installing a new sprinkler head.  We spent the day digging a 12 inch deep trench, making a trip to Home Depot (what weekend would be complete without one I ask?), … Continue reading

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