Im still here! Whats up with me and new milk paint colors!!!

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Oh WOW, I just keep getting the award for worst blogger ever over and over, im just so good at disappearing!!  If your with me on Facebook, then you know im still around.  I sometimes even post on Instagram, but Facebook is my jam - its just…

Unplanned Blog Break...Be Back Next Week...For Reals!

So i wasnt planning this little blog break - but life has been so busy lately.  I have SO many emails, blog comments, FB messages and posts to reply too and there are just not enough hours in the day, but just know that i am working on getting…

Whats up with me lately...

Sorry i have been MIA lately... Sometimes i am super motivated to blog and sometimes not so much... Right now, it has been a little of lack of motivation as well as just being busy.  There hasnt been one thing in particular keeping me busy,…

{My Favorite Things In The Shop} - Useful Tools

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Ive received an email or two or three... over the years about some of my favorite tools in the shop.  While these pics arent necessarily tools (power tools i guess) - they are some of my most used, cant live without shop tools.  There are…

The great CLEAN OUT of 2013!!!

Nope...Im not moving - although it looks like it :) I have been in some sort of a funk lately when it comes to my house.  I really dont think its just the winter ickies that will soon pass.  I have been feeling this coming for a while.…

Custom Orders - Back Again!!

Just a quick note for all my local Utah customers....I will now be taking custom orders on a limited basis Ok - i didnt go to long without taking custom orders did i??!!  i feel like i am missing out meeting new people and working on lots…

{Hot Chocolate Station}

I just wanted to do a quick post and let you know of a fun and easy idea that the kids have been doing for the last few years.  Of course in Utah we get chilly winters, so there's a lot of hot chocolate drinkin' around here! ..................................... I…

{Changes} - no more custom work for a bit

I just wanted to drop in real quick and let you guys know that i am making some changes as far as my furniture biz goes.  As some of you may have noticed, and i know that you have because of the emails i've gotten, i haven't posted any furniture…

{Im Going In} - the closet under the stairs

Right around the corner at the bottom of the stairs is a closet door that seems innocent enough.... But then....it opens to this.... And unfortunately, its jam packed like that all the way through, even wrapped around and under the stairs... You…

{Read All About it, Read All About it!!}

I totally forgot to tell you guys - i have added "columnist" to my resume!!   I was asked a couple months ago to write a couple articles a month for the 2 biggest papers in Utah - the Salt Lake Tribune and the Deseret News.  I was a little…

Ask Me Anything Answers - Part 1

Wow, finally i am back and here to start answering these questions!  These last few weeks around here have been craziness.  I did another plank wall in my entry way, painted my main areas of my house, painted Zailees room, painted my cabinets,…

The house is a mess...keeping it real post

(aren't those the most gorg flowers you've ever seen?!) I always love when i look at another blog and see a post filled with pretty pics of their house.  It gives me tons of inspiration/motivation.  But i also love when i come upon a…

{My new FAVORITE color!!!} - & giveaway winner announced

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I seriously cant get enough of this color!!  I have painted so many things this new color over the last week or two!  Its so fresh and clean and just makes me happy.  I want to bring this color in to every room of my house...i've already…

{Meet Mr. Bo Diddly Dum}

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>Well, we have recently acquired a new family member – which I couldn’t be more happy about.   Seriously, I love him too much.  Kdin complained that I wasn’t this excited when him or his sister was born, whatever… Bo,…

{the NOT SO PRETTY part of painting}

>For the most part…usually…well…almost always…pretty much – my paint projects go off without a hitch – some of course are a little more involved than others, some take a little more time than planned, some are easier than planned…

{bringing home my work!}

>Since i quit my job and working on furniture full time, i couldn't be happier – seriously words cant even describe how much i am loving it.  In fact, its only been this last week where it has really started to sink in that this is what…

{Some changes for me – good, happy changes}

>I QUIT MY JOB!!!!!!! For a while now, i have really wanted to quit my full time job as a court clerk (10 years this June).  It had been nagging at me for some time now, seriously buggin me.  I didn't want to quit because i didn't…

>{Finding balance…}

>I will be the very 1st one to admit that i have been a bad, bad blogger lately.  I don't keep up on posts, i don't keep up on emails, i  have a hard time even keeping up on my things that “have” to be done – like taking showers…brushing…

{Finding balance…}

I will be the very 1st one to admit that i have been a bad, bad blogger lately.  I don't keep up on posts, i don't keep up on emails, i  have a hard time even keeping up on my things that “have” to be done – like taking showers…brushing…

{I'm back....}

>Ok, i have had a nice little blog break and i am ready to get going again! My husband came home on Friday and i feel like i can now get back to what i love to do. I wore myself out - i was going a million miles an hour, i was wore out physically…

>{i have lost it….i got nothin!}

>Have you guys ever lost ALL motivation?!  Well, i am there – i have ZERO motivation….nothing…zip…zilch…nadda… I have hardly even looked at any blogs in the last 2 weeks – something i normally do daily.  I am just not…

{i have lost it….i got nothin!}

Have you guys ever lost ALL motivation?!  Well, i am there – i have ZERO motivation….nothing…zip…zilch…nadda… I have hardly even looked at any blogs in the last 2 weeks – something i normally do daily.  I am just not…

{random finds}

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>  Sorry i have been MIA again, since my husbands been home we have been BUSY doing a whole lotta nothing.  We have been working in the backyard and i did start a new project that i am hoping will be done by Sunday and then i can…

{Why i have been MIA…}

>I know, i have been a bad, bad blogger.  Its been over a week with no post, not that i am not busy, just haven't even been thinking about turning on the computer – i have about a gazillion emails to reply too, so if you are waiting for…

{randomness}

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>My sis-in-law told me a couple days ago about these cute little white ceramic cookie jars @ Costco.  White and ceramic??  I must go and check them out.  Glad i did because they were super cute, and super cheap.  All 3 for…