Category Archives: Home Sprucing

Transporting Terrariums

Many moons ago serendipity drove us to a notorious desert terrain that has left us enamored with desert-living ever since. Something about the calmness of the desert truly speaks to me. The juxtaposition between the classic dry heat and the … Continue reading

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Antsy With Anticipation

I cannot possibly be the only one whom this has happened to. Can I? It begins, as with many things, with an idea. You get a thought in your head that you will accomplish something. Before actually attacking this self-given … Continue reading

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The Roaring 20′s

Today marks twenty years of having a little sister. That’s right– the sweet little baby girl that came into my life back in 1991 enters the excitement of her twenties today. To mark this new decade in her life, at … Continue reading

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What Can $20 Buy In Today’s Economy?

Would you believe that $20.10 made me the proud owner of a new couch this weekend? Thanks to Joann’s fabulous extra 50% off red tag fabrics sale and a little relentlessness on my part, our old has seen better days … Continue reading

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Going Back To My Roots

When I was a kid, I remember using unwanted items to give them new life. Everything from creating hay for my lego farm out of pencil shavings at the age of 5, to creating an earring holder out of ripped … Continue reading

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Old Glory, Old Hobbies

What better way to welcome the patriotism that is to come than with a little at-home red, white, and blue? A red, white, and blue runner to be exact. Here is the break down to how it was created: Step … Continue reading

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The Punch Is In The Pillow

At work today, I introduced a new reading theme to my students– A Question of Value. As an opener for this theme, I had my kids create a collage of people or things they value. Naturally, they got me to … Continue reading

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