LOVE! My auto sensor pantry light!

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Hi everyone- Let me acknowledge that this idea was my {first} husband’s suggestion. And, when I first heard him mention it I was like, “Yeah, that sounds great… don’t forget to pick up primer at the Depot.”  So the last phase of our pantry makeover project  was the installation of this: This is an auto motion sensor [Read more...]

Pantry Makeover: Before and After

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If a pantry is any indication of one’s mental health: I am headed for a 72 hour psych hold!  Here was the current state of my pantry in January : BEFORE: A VIEW FROM THE FLOOR… DURING What was I thinking with this color?  Not even my dogs liked this color! Here was my inspiration: [Read more...]

Happy Valentine’s Day to Me

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The running joke in my family is that mom buys what she really wants! No amount of online links or photos of my wish list work.  I even posted this on Instagram since my children are over Facebook!   I actually ordered this from Crate and Barrel the day after Christmas when it didn’t show up under the tree!  The good news [Read more...]

Organizing the Fruit!

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I splurged last week on these berry baskets from Crate & Barrel.  It’s my ongoing quest to organize my refrigerator! Don’t these strawberries  look amazing?  My rationale for buying these cute ceramic baskets is if fruit is presenting in a cute container the family will be more inclined to eat more fruit.   I’m curious to [Read more...]

Cute Cocoa Mason Jars

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Here’s my candy cane hot cocoa station for the winter. I put my new candy cane mix and pink/white marshmallows in mason jars. What is it about a mason jar that makes everything cuter?                                           [Read more...]

Garland and Holly in the Kitchen

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    Sometimes the simplest of ideas, make the biggest impact!  I bought a bundle of pine tree boughs at our tree farm and decided to add them to my light fixture in the kitchen.  I wanted to do something easy and inexpensive with my light fixture. I love the green with the pop of [Read more...]

Buh Buh Oak Bar Stools

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I started this project with a simple question, “I wonder how these bar stools would look painted black?” And, here is the finished project after many hours of priming, painting, drying, and sealing. Lessons Learned: 1. Set up an assembly linee of the bar stools 2. Multiple paint brushes for primer, paint and sealer 3. [Read more...]