Orbs

Who doesn’t love a good orb, right? Especially an orb light. We have recessed lights all around the perimeter of our living room. (For some reason I can’t get a good shot of that with my phone, but here’s a pic from when we first bought the house.) We used the room that was intended …

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Oh yeah, I blog.

I nearly forgot that I blog. Did you? It’s been a crazy couple of weeks, and of course the next few will only be crazier. We’re finishing the semester strong, celebrating the child who made me a mother (He’ll be TWELVE right before Christmas! How did this happen?!), the hubs’ youngest brother is graduating from …

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Hi, Y’all

I’ve been playing around with my greeting wall. Not that it has a name; it’s just a wall. But if it did, it’d be called “Welcome Wall” because alliteration’s awesome. The entry used to look like this. Then I picked up a new sign and covered a lamp shade, and then it looked like this. …

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Faux Wood. Meh.

Last weekend we were out of town and this weekend was Halloween, in case you somehow missed that. (As well as the end of my beloved Day Light Savings. Boohoo.) We’ve been really busy/lazy/preoccupied around here. And visiting open houses. ‘Cause we’re ridiculous and antsy like that. But, the hubs did drywall the area around …

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Always Tweaking, Never Twerking

I’m always changing things. Always. Not like completely overhauling every room, but tweaking. Always tweaking. Not to be confused with twerking. Never twerking. Whatever that is. Usually it happens in areas that I never really declared finished to begin with. And sometimes it’s because I realize something isn’t functioning well. Life is too short to …

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*Insert Negative-sounding Title Here*

Psst…I had record-breaking views last week, with 73% coming from new visitors. Based on the titles of last week’s posts that caught your attention, something tells me you guys want to see me suffer/fail. 😉 Well, you’ll be thrilled to know that after 11 years (ELEVEN YEARS!) with no tenant issues, we’re issuing back-to-back eviction …

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We’re Back. And so is Brass.

We got back from vacation Saturday night. We took the day off on Sunday. Well, not “off” off. I had to unpack, do laundry, clean out the car (holy cow!), clean the toilets (amazing how they get so nasty when not in use), cook a couple of meals…just general getting-back-to-real-life kinda stuff. But we didn’t …

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“Smile, you’re on Candid Camera.”

Last we left off, I had finished nearly everything on the spring to-do list. The front door had been replaced, and all of the lighting items could be marked off. So then it looked like this: something over the master bed (done for now) a side table for the rocking chair in the master bedroom …

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Checking Off Lighting

Last time we looked at my spring checklist, it looked like this: something over the master bed (done for now) a side table for the rocking chair in the master bedroom artwork or photos over the side table beside the rocking chair in the master bedroom switch lamps/lamp shade near chair and side table in …

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Deck the Halls

I don’t know if you guys are paying attention, but this is three posts in a row with Christmas-sounding titles. I don’t know what’s up with that. I am definitely not thinking about Christmas. Heck no! I’m excited for Summer! It’s just a totally random, quirky coincidence. So I have this master plan to trick …

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