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Let me tell you about my best friend!

Let me tell you about my best friend!

Well, if finally a happened!  We got a kitten!  I hadn’t really been expecting to get  a new kitten but Matt and I had talked about it before.  I really wanted Julio to have a kitten before he was too old (and grumpy like his sister) to enjoy one. I’m constantly showing Matt cute kittens for sale on FB but it hadn’t really gone past that point.  Then a few weeks ago, Julio was standing on the floor while Hal…

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Paint me a picture!

Paint me a picture!

Okay, so last week I posted the pic I bought at our neighborhood yard sale.  The plan, paint over the original canvas (pray it wasn’t priceless) and update the frame.  I really had no clue how long something like this might take.  Honestly, I kind of thought it might take me a while. Saturday morning while Matt was out golfing, I decided to start painting and see what happened.  I made a makeshift painting station in the garage.  One side…

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Priceless?

Priceless?

Over the weekend we had a neighborhood yard sale.  This happens 2x a year and I’ve gone to all of them since we moved in.  I’ve managed to score some pretty cool items, for cheap too.  Last year I got a bag of pink Christmas ornaments for $5.00, much to Matt’s dismay.  (This led to the purchase of a white Christmas tree! 😉 )  At the same house, I found some really large 24×36 wooden frames.  I think they were $1.00…

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It started with curtains

It started with curtains

Before we moved into the new house, we knew we would need new bedroom furniture.  Matt didn’t want to buy anything while we were still in the townhouse, since we had no clue what our new bedroom space would look like.  We ended up getting my old bedroom set from my mom and have had that for a few years now.  It was a decent size in the townhouse but we figured it would be too small once we moved….

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We went to Europe – The Short Version

We went to Europe – The Short Version

*This is a cross post from our travel blog.  Full posts are linked below* Since we were gone for two weeks and went to 3 different countries, the blog posts are long. Add pics in and they get longer. If you don’t feel like reading through the posts and just want to skim the pics, this is your post! Kelly’s Trip Summary: JFK was a nightmare coming and going! But the flight to Zurich turned out to not be so…

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One Round, Two Firsts

One Round, Two Firsts

Well hello there! It’s been a while. Life has been kind of busy lately. Matt and I always seem to have something to do lately, whether it’s playing golf, doing stuff around the house, or just being lazy. I feel like we are so much busier now days.   Three weeks ago I started weekly golf lessons. Our club is offering a weekly Ladies Clinic this Spring/Summer. As soon as I heard about it, I knew I was going to…

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Christmas 2015

Christmas 2015

One would have thought I’d be jumping at the chance to decorate the new house for Christmas however, that wasn’t exactly the case this year.  I couldn’t find my motivation, but I think I couldn’t find motivation because I couldn’t find my vision!  I had no clue what to do with the new house this year.  I knew I wanted candles in the windows and wreaths on the windows. After Thanksgiving, I ran to Michael’s and picked up some garland…

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2015 Book List

2015 Book List

Oh hey!  It’s been a while.  A long while actually.  I didn’t realize it had quite been this long.  The last time I was on my blog it was because it got hacked.  Nice.  All is back to working order now, so that’s good. The holiday season was really nice.  I might post a few pics of some of the decorations in a few days, so stay tuned. 😉 For now, I’m going to post my 2015 Book List.  I…

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The story of Cujo

The story of Cujo

**Blogging has kind of fallen by the wayside as of late.  To be honest, almost all the blogs I started out reading are no longer around.  Blogging seems like it’s becoming a thing of the past.  I will probably continue to update this randomly. I have a few more projects I’m about to start so I will continue to post those types of things. ** Back when I was maybe a Sophomore in High School a friend and I were…

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Frosty

Frosty

I know I’ve talked about this a bunch so I won’t rehash all the details regarding our door debacle. Anyway, a few weeks ago, a car guy Matt knows, posted some window frosting he’d done for a local hotel. At that point, I had no clue how I was going to get our door frosted so I asked Matt how to contact him. He gave me his email and then I basically begged him to come do our door. He…

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