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  • DIY.


    if you have a friend, family member, or significant other that really likes beer ..this DIY is for you. one random tuesday morning at 9AM, my fiance calls me, asking begging me to go to…

    February 6, 2014
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    wine decor.

    just when you think you should slow down your wine intake on account of the new year, you discover it’ll help spruce up your home. so you continue as you were. I believe in…

    January 8, 2014
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    christmas eve.

    the first thing I did this morning was plug in the twinkly lights on our tree and crank up the christmas carols. after I made a pot of coffee, of course. merry christmas eve!…

    December 24, 2013
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    last night [J] & I held our 4th annual gingerbread house competition.  it is my favorite holiday tradition we’ve created thus far. and last night was perfect. the snow was falling. christmas music was playing.…

    December 9, 2013
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    halloween entertaining.

    I may be crazy, but this revelation that I’m about to share is life-changing amazing. and will, without a doubt, step up your entertaining game this season. but first .. eat allllll the candy you…

    October 31, 2013
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    carving pumpkins.

    I absolutely love holidays. and all of the activities + fun that go along with them. I’m also big into holiday traditions. and although [J] & I don’t have a family yet doesn’t hurt…

    October 24, 2013
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    cute as a button.

    it’s the little things in life. like, a small investment [insert: under $10 shirt] + an easy DIY [insert: craft store buttons]. and you have yourselves a happy update to your closet. out with the…

    October 7, 2013
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    glitter candles.

    my favorite do-it-yourself projects start at the dollar store. partially because regardless of the project I have a 50% success rate. and if my supplies are under $5, my failure guilt is much lower. this project…

    September 17, 2013
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    gift bag.

    I had an “aha!” moment last week while preparing [J]’s birthday surprise. not a single store had a “golden birthday” gift bag. and a traditional “happy birthday” just wouldn’t do. so I made my own.…

    September 2, 2013
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    you’re golden.

    [J] was out of town for work all weekend long. I knew if I wanted to surprise him for his birthday, I’d have to think fast before he came home. his birthday is today,…

    August 28, 2013