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Kitchen Renovations

Brian and I decided that instead of painting everything in the kitchen, which would only serve to mask the poor quality of the cabinets and countertops, we would strip the room clean and start over. Anyone who owns a house … Continue reading

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What a Difference Little Changes Can Make

Last Sunday I started out with the idea that I would be making a few adjustments to our bedroom. I wanted to widen the curtain rods on both windows to open the window up more to let in more light. … Continue reading

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Dear Pottery Barn

Dear Pottery Barn, Thank you for creating an iPad app full of lovely things to look at like this lovely yellow bed that is calling my name. Next order of business, making this cost less. Your devoted fan, Katie

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Disney by the numbers

As we creep closer to our Disney 2011 trip, I needed to figure out how much this trip is going to cost us. With several Disney vacations under my belt as the responsible paying adult, I have a better idea … Continue reading

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The Greats

Back in October, my younger sister was working on a Day of the Dead project for her Spanish class. She had to make an ofrenda for someone in the family who had passed away so she chose our dad’s grandfather … Continue reading

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2011

I’ve never made New Year’s resolutions. Like the practice of giving up something for Lent, it was never something my family did so I never thought it important. Enter all the talk about most people giving up on their resolutions … Continue reading

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Psalm 37:3-8

Trust in the LORD and do good;    dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture. Take delight in the LORD,    and he will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the LORD;    trust in him and … Continue reading

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Down, kitty!

How many people out there in the internets (sup, people!) have to tell the smallest of their furbabies multiple times daily, “We don’t bite mommy’s curtains,” or “Stop biting my toes”? Just us? All alone on that one? Mowgli joined … Continue reading

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Disney Countdown 2010: 1.5 days

We are leaving for a short (probably too short) vacation to Walt Disney World in 1.5 days. 1.5 days! We haven’t been since our honeymoon 2 1/2 years ago and it’s been killing us. We love it so much we’ve … Continue reading

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Lilacs

This is my favorite time of the year, mainly because of the lilacs. They’re purple (purple!), delicate, and beautiful. The only thing I cared about in a potential yard when we were house hunting was that there was a lilac … Continue reading

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