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2016 Goal Check In

Back in January, I made a list of goals for the year ahead. Since the year is halfway over, I thought it might be a good idea to check in to see if I’ve made any progress and also to see if I need to make any adjustments to my goals for the remainder of […]

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Blue House | Decor

A Bench for the Front Porch

I blogged about wanting to upgrade our front porch back in April. I crossed one itty bitty item off my list this weekend: I ordered a bench. It was a great price — only $80. I didn’t need anything special or fancy for our front porch, but I do love the fleur-de-lis detail on the back. […]

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A Summer To-Do List

A summer to-do list: Finish painting the kitchen cabinets. Can I get an “amen?” Half of the cabinets are white, and the other half are wood. This two-tone look was not intentional nor is it pretty. Pressure wash the house. It’s gross. Liven up the front porch with inexpensive finds. Finish the mater bathroom. Tile work should […]

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Family | First House | Life

Weekend Recap: Sunday, June 5: Painting the Front Porch

We woke up bright and early Sunday morning at 11 a.m. Ha! Normally we’re up by 9. Needless to say, the day’s to-do list shrunk considerably. What was on the list? Finish painting the front porch Pressure wash the back deck Sand rails on the back deck Pressure wash siding on back of house Buy […]

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