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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I Can’t Sit Still

I don’t know if you guys have realized it, but I really can’t sit still for very long. Unless I’m playing Taboo or pinning. (Or chatting with the girls over coffee or cheese fries. I could do that for hours!) Spurts of Facebook here and there. But really, I’m not good at relaxing (except by …

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In-laws and a Staple Gun.

Over four months ago (back when it was still freezing), I received a frantic text one afternoon with this image attached. Obviously I dropped everything, put on my tights and cape, and flew right over with my upholstery gun in hand. Not really. I was busy. She was busy. There was no emergency. We planned …

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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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Two POÄNGs Recovered

Is everyone familiar with the term Poang? It’s the iconic chair from IKEA originally introduced as POEM in 1977 for $250! It had a name change and cushion upgrades in 1992. It’s now only $69 for the chair frame and a basic cushion. The chair is reminiscent of mid-century design with its bent wood frame …

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