Earthquake, Really

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This is Kansas y'all. Technically they can (and do) happen anywhere...but this is Kansas. We know about thunderstorms, tornadoes, flooding, drought, the occasional blizzard, even the infrequent haboob (dust rather than sand). But these earth-shakes are somewhat new to us, which means we take to Facebook and Twitter to confirm we're not just losing our equilibrium. My husband was born here and my Continue Reading

Old Door Becomes Message Board

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Last weekend on Facebook a hint may have been “leaked” about a new project involving a door.  Well, after just a couple of glitches it is finally done and installed! I kind of have a thing for doors {notice what’s hanging in the background behind the sofa}…and windows…and other architectural “stuff” if I can get my hands on it.  Thanks to Craig and his list we picked up 3 doors and 4 Continue Reading

Spring Mantel On a Cloudy Day

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  It seems no matter when I want to take home decor pictures I get a cloudy and/or rainy day…but I won’t complain because I love the rain, and we had an unseasonably warm and dry fall and winter! “Mostly Neutral” would be the way I would describe this year’s mantel.  I love the soothing, natural colors. I mostly “shopped the house” of course…except for the 3 pots above (Dollar Continue Reading

DIY Liquid Soap – Pinterest Inspired Project {P.I.P.}

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Welcome to a new feature I like to call PIP {or Pinterest Inspired Project}.  We all love finding helpful hints, techniques, creative ideas on Pinterest, but sometimes don’t you wonder if they really work? I love it when someone shares their personal experience…which makes me a little braver about trying something new.  The picture below is linked to my inspiration.  I am interested in this not Continue Reading

Simple and Springy – Front Door Decor

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So how’s your weather been?  I know much of the country has experienced an unseasonably warm winter and Southern Kansas is no exception.  In fact it’s currently 69 degrees here this afternoon – I’ve definitely got to get to work on my pedicure for the sandals and flip flops! I actually love winter…and snow…so I’ve been a little disappointed with our fair weather of late.  However, I decided to Continue Reading