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I have a rather large obsession with Rifle Paper Co. and about everything she illustrates and sells. So much so, that for my birthday in September, I asked for this 2018 Inspirational Quote Calendar: Which is now hanging in my office, despite the fact I’ve got another 3 months before I can really even use…

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When I started my job, my office came with some artwork already on the walls, but I’ve been wanting to do something that felt more like me for a while. The only problem? I needed something at least 2 feet x 2 feet or larger, and everything large enough to make a difference on the…

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I have to admit it. I absolutely LOVE event planning. It’s one of the strange contradictions of my personality. I am a terrible introvert who has learned to be an extrovert. I generally HATE attending anything where mingling is involved, and hate being the center of attention. (Unless I can hide behind a computer and…

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I am SO proud of this parenting hack, but sadly I can’t take credit, because it was my husband’s idea. This past weekend we broke out all our alphabet fridge magnets, and Teddy went nuts. The problem was that the kitchen is an off-limits zone that we’ve gated rather than baby/toddler-proofing, so we really don’t…

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Semi-Wordless Wednesday

For the past month or so, we’ve been using a vintage letterpress drawer to display all of our Lego mini figures. Although our kid is too young to not choke on them, it seems like a great (attempt at) organizing toys for older kids (you know, the ones in their thirties, like us…) and I love how it…

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Having the perfect night out doesn’t mean you need to break the budget. Here are eight ideas for a thrifty Valentine’s Day date: Cook a romantic dinner at home instead of eating at an overpriced restaurant. Set the ambiance with some scented candles and soft music, and save a bundle! Make your own gift. Instead…

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One Wreath, Five Ways

Holiday decorations are my weakness. And I like to blame it on “being creative” and “artistic” and “don’t tread on my beautiful vision for our house!” but after completed Financial Peace University, I know it’s all really just excuses. So I’ve been almost entirely avoiding Hobby Lobby. And the home decor section of Target. Because…

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