Steam Clean Your Mattress! {Giveaway}

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This giveaway is now closed I live with 5 boys. They are dirty. Anything I can get away with throwing in the washer, I throw in the washer. Toys, stuffed animals, shoes, coats, etc. Unfortunately you can’t just throw your mattress in the washing machine. And as often as we wash our sheets, it doesn’t […]

Linky Party Announcement

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I have thought long and hard about this for well over a year. I have gone back and forth with “Should I keep the party?” and “Should I get rid of the party?” and I have decided that I will hold a link party once a month instead of weekly. I will post the party […]

BIG News!

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So now that I have signed the contract and made it all official, I can let the cat out of the bag.  I AM WRITING A BOOK! I was first approached by a publishing company about a year and a half ago. Maybe a little longer. I was flattered that they had asked and it […]

A Glimpse Inside Home Depot Headquarters

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Haven blog conference is held in Atlanta, Georgia. It just so happens that the Home Depot Headquarters is also in Atlanta. So during the conference a few of us slipped away so we could have a sneak peek!   It looked like an ordinary office building from the outside. When we drove onto the lot […]

Show Me What Ya Got #169


Sorry about missing last week’s party. I was out for the count with a stomach bug. So I hope you have a ton to share this week! Make sure to check back later this morning for a fabulous giveaway and a fun little project :) You won’t want to miss it! Here are my posts […]

Popping in real quick….


I have been working outside in the yard doing maintenance and freshening things up. I am hoping to get some pictures of it real soon. But for now, speaking of outdoor projects, I wanted to share something fun. My door screen from a few years ago is on the Better Homes and Garden’s website this […]

Driving up the Coast on HWY 101

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Like I mentioned on my first vacation post, I will still love you to pieces if you don’t want to hear about our trip. But if you have ever wanted to drive up the 101 along the coast, then you may want to read on to see what I thought was worth the time and […]

I Left My Heart In San Francisco

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You know in the old TV shows when a person would pull out their slides of their recent trip and was so excited to show them to their dinner guests? They probably only invited them over for dinner for that reason. And then the camera would pan over the the before mentioned dinner guests and […]