Master bath reveal
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The wait is over. Our master bathroom remodel is completed. And we just passed our final inspection this morning! Woot! Here is what the bathroom looked like before. We kept the existing layout and reused the tub and several of th ...
Easy abstract art - in 3 steps
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There is an update on our master bath progress at the bottom of this post. Let me tell you about the new abstract painting I made for over the bench/tower combination in our master bathroom that Frank and I built in there. Here i ...
Rustic protein rich skyr potato salad
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I have been longingly waiting for the day that skyr would become available at my local Sprout's and today was the day that they finally had it. I have been harassing them often about getting the plain, non-flavored kind and each ...
Our anniversary weekend in Palm Desert
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When Frank's birthday rolled around in December, I gave him a weekend trip to Palm Desert. We have taken a few trips there over the years. This time I had picked the Omni Rancho Resort from a friend's suggestion. Due to this, tha ...
Valentine's - organic popcorn with arrow craft
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Popping in on the blog today after a long break. Too long. But much needed. Yesterday I was rubbing two minutes together and thought about what to do for this year's Valentine's. I thought for sure my 13 year old would be over it ...
Dare to deck the halls features and Merry Christmas
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What a fun ride this has been. Four weeks of inspiration and DIYing. This has certainly put me in the Christmas spirit! It has been so much fun seeing what you came up with. Thanks for playing along! Be sure to check out the 'Dare ...
Dare to deck the halls - DIY miniature Christmas tree
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Today is the last of our four weeks of Dare to DIY. I never met a challenge I didn't like and this has been so much fun. Today's project is a continuation of my white and brown nature inspired Christmas. I started out right after ...
Dare to DIY Features: give handmade - and a sneak peek
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Thank you so much to everyone who posted a handmade gift. I got so many great ideas from this week's Dare to give handmade. Here are a couple of my favorite ones. Gretchen from Boxy Colonial made this sugar free cocoa mix. And sh ...
Dare to give - handmade berry candy with liquorice in tie dyed gift bags
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Let's get some presents under that tree. And why not make them handmade. I love to give edible gifts and then do a craft around the gift wrapping. I made a 'berry Christmas' strawberry candy with liquorice in the center. Then I p ...
Dare to DIY Features: entertain - and a sneak peek
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I really enjoyed all the entertaining happening this past week. So many great project. I just loved visiting all of you to see what you had made.Michelle, Kim and Rachel will also be featuring their favorites! Here are my feature ...
Dare to entertain - felt trees center piece
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This week it is time to get entertaining. Whether it be a table setting, a party favor or something else entirely, that is up to you. As long as it has to do with entertaining, we want to see it! Check out the beautiful crafts ma ...
Dare to DIY Features: be Thankful - and a sneak peek
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I hope you got through your turkey fest ... flying. I did. We spent the day at my friend's Ana's house. She and her husband had cooked such a beautiful meal. It was a balmy 88F (31C), so we sat outside and ate. Take a look at the ...
Dare to give thanks - merci beaucoup fall vignette
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Well, here we are at the first of four craft parties for the holidays. Here is what my co-hosts and I have been cooking up for the first challenge: Dare to be thankful. My Merci Beaucoup fall vignette, Crazy Thankful sign by Miche ...
Dare to give thanks - sneak peek
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I have been working on my project for this Monday's Dare to give thanks challenge. I am the first to host this series of four Mondays of link party with crafts and projects for the season! Above you can see some of the elements o ...
Dare to DIY 2014 - do-it-yourself holiday crafts link parties
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Can you smell it? Thanksgiving and Christmas are coming up. On a scale of 1-10, that excites me at about an 11! For the past two years, since I began blogging with any sort of regularity, I have participated in what should be know ...
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