The Family Room {a.k.a. The Playground}

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It is loud. Chaotic. Things get rumbled. Tumbled. Tossed. Turned. My ears hurt. My eyes wince. My teeth grit. My shoulders tense. My hands cover my mouth so I won't ruin the moment. I smile behind my hand and nod my … ** Read more **

Drumroll….the winner of the
$100 DaySpring Shopping Spree is….

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Kate from Life in the Cooper House Happy dance for Kate!! Just for fun, after the winner was selected (from this post!), I went back and looked in my past comments and noticed she had left comments on my blog back as far as 2008! I bet she is … ** Read more **

HomeGoods Mom Cave Winners

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It is time to announce those FOUR lucky duck winners who each get to take a $50 HomeGoods card to go shopping for their Mom Caves!! Woot! So excited for these ladies! Please give them a big hi-five! I linked their comment to their blog, if they … ** Read more **

31 Days of Autumn Bliss: Kitchen and Pantry Organization

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Autumn is the perfect time to get organized in the kitchen. Don't panic, but the holidays ARE coming!   My old kitchen. My last kitchen was much more to my liking than the one I have now. My old kitchen was designed by me, so of … ** Read more **

31 Days of Autumn Bliss {Day 18}: Refrigerator Chalkboard Frame

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I've shared a few times about how much I love little chalk or dry erase boards around the house to leave messages or encouraging thoughts for our family. I always have fun each season leaving my "Happy Fall" or "Merry Christmas" messages. Somehow … ** Read more **

31 Days of Autumn Bliss {Day 15}: Good Enough

When you look around your house, what do you see? Do you see all the things that need to be improved, furniture you dislike, projects you are dying to work on next? Do you notice all the imperfections and the long list of improvements you need to … ** Read more **