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A New Chair (Cover) for Charlie

So… our dog has his own chair. We didn’t really intend for it to happen, but I must say, it’s been one of the best accidents. Charlie will spend hours laying on his chair, and we practically have to drag … Continue reading

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Vinegar Stain on the Big Boy Bed

Have you ever stained something with vinegar? It’s got to be one of the strangest crafting experiences I’ve had, but I’m so pleased with how it turned out! For Edmond’s new big boy bed, I decided to try this new-to-me … Continue reading

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A Big Boy Bed

The small bedroom makeover is still in progress, and the next step is a new bed! Since this is the bedroom with the ensuite bathroom, it will be where overnight guests stay, so the new bed has the accomodate two … Continue reading

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Bedroom Remodel Part 1

So, we’ve done a few things with the small bedroom, like install the new bathroom and build the wardrobe. It was time, though, to update the room with some paint, since this little fella will be moving in there sometime … Continue reading

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Family Photos

My Mother’s Day gift was a Family Photo session, and we finally got around to having it in mid-September! Here are some highlights of the morning. Make sure you scroll all the way to the end! We met Photographer Sarah … Continue reading

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Road Tripping!

As summer wound down, it was time for a little Family Vaca: A few days visiting Tony’s parents in South Dakota and a few days hiking in the Black Hills, a part of the country I’d never seen. Before we … Continue reading

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Patio Progress – It’s Done!

It’s done! So it’s been done since the 4th of July, but I’m behind on my blogging!  Remember, it all started in April when I casually mentioned to Tony that perhaps it was time to sell the bricks we’d been … Continue reading

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Back Porch Fun – Water Table

Now that we have a nice back porch we’ve been spending quite a bit of time back there! We put up a swing for our little man, and I built him a little water table. I love the look of … Continue reading

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Patio Progress – Porch Painting 

Progress on the patio was impeded significantly by the rains of May. You may remember that it looked like this in my last Patio Progress update:  But it’s nearly done now! Between rains Tony added some guttering to the back … Continue reading

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Birthday Boy!

Today my sweet boy turns one!  We had a little park party with his friends and family over the weekend.  I did make a couple crafty things for the party – some photo holders, his little tshirt, and the bow … Continue reading

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