Working on our House – Progress!

2014-09-12 22.49.33

  We bought all new floor vents because the previous ones were completely rusted out and disgusting.  $7 each.  Not bad!! Hobbs started putting Living Room curtains up, but they're not quite ready yet.  $17 each from Target.  Better than expected.  I'm a little disappointed in the color.  At the store, I thought they'd be ok, but I actually wanted them to be a little lighter blue.  I'll show you when they're ready.  We need to find some curtain ties… where's a good place to buy … [Read more...]

{Wordless} Science Lessons with Poppa: Praying Mantis

2014-09-12 17.37.00

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Filofax Week 38: Pretty Sky

2014-09-14 20.31.07

Theme: Pretty Sky Colors: Blue, Green, Pink   Materials Bird Washi: Michaels Thin Washi: eBay Hot Air Balloon stickers: Target The Documented Life Project [Art to the 5th blog] Draw, paint, doodle, or sketch a feather.  OR incorporate a real feather into your page.  Fun AND it coincidentally goes perfectly with this week's theme!!  :) New Stuff I have to decorate the October calendar and I can hardly wait!!  I've been looking forward to it all year, lol.  My life. … [Read more...]

7QT: Good Things and a Memorial

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- 1 - Happy Friday! The week after the four day week is so hard… #LaborDay - 2 - Dessert omg it's been so crazy we're barely figuring out dinners!  #moving - 3 - Something Really Good Happened It might have been an answer to a prayer.  Not a huge prayer, but a significant one.  And I'm feeling pretty good right now.  :)  Today is going to be a good day. - 4 - We Live in a House Now! Have you heard??  You can see the first view on my new place on my Wordless post from this … [Read more...]

{Wordless-ish} Living in our New House!

2014-09-06 20.22.54

AHH can't believe it's been since Friday since I last posted!!  The good news is I'm back online, but the bad news is I left my computer charger at the apartment.  RATS!  So quickly, here's my wordless-ish post: So my computer died before I posted this, lol.  But I now have my computer charger back!!  #Best!   … [Read more...]

7QT: Moving Day is Tomorrow!!

2014-05-27 09.17.45

- 1 - Happy Friday I can't say enough about how happy I am that it's Friday... - 2 - Moving Day is TOMORROW! * U-Haul is ordered. * Friends are ready to help. * Some boxes have already made it over. * Entertainment Center is cleared out. * Ideas of Furniture arrangement are in my head. * Hubs has the whole weekend off! * To Do Lists are written. - 3 - Speaking of To Dos, Here's What's Not Done Yet * All the repairs (obviously) * Fix the kitchen sink * Finish packing … [Read more...]

The House is Ours. What’s Next? Home-Buying Process


Did you know we bought our first house??  It's true! It was a foreclosure and, although it was a LOT nicer than any of the other foreclosures we saw at our price point, it still has a lot of problems.  I've already told you that it's in violation of 29 codes.  I actually think we're at 27 violations now because the bank took care of two of them.  (YAY!) In addition to the necessary repairs, we're spending money on painting and on furniture. I'll show you the paint jobs after we've … [Read more...]

{Wordless-ish} Painter’s Socks

2014-08-29 20.07.52

I had to fashion these socks to paint Cupcakes' room. … [Read more...]

Filofax Week 36: Labor Day / Moving

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Theme: Labor Day / Moving Day Colors: Red and Blue We're moving on Saturday, which is why that day is blocked off.  On the left, I have a big space blocked off for a to do list.  There is so much to do to get ready to move and then there's normal stuff to remember in all the craziness.  I need it all in one spot... Materials: Red Chevron Washi: Target Blue Polka Dot Washi: Dollar Store Thin Washi; eBay Stickers: Target The Documented Life Project: [Art to the 5th Blog] This … [Read more...]

Happy Labor Day!!

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There are two great things about being off today: having today off and only working four days until the weekend!  Have a good one!!  <3 … [Read more...]