4 Ways to Refresh Your Porch for Summer

4 Ways to Refresh Your Porch for Summer


To quote the Bangles…..who at one time I thought were the experts on all things heart-related:


“Close your eyes, give me your hand.

Do you feel my heart beating?

Do you feel the same?

Or am I only dreaming?

Is this burning…..an eternal flame?”




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The Eyebrows Have It

The Eyebrows Have It


Haven Conference 2012


I’m going to Haven.

As in Haven…..the DIY conference.

As in the Haven…..there’s no place like home.

In Atlanta.

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Run For the Roses

Run For the Roses


Do you ever have a post that writes itself?

Something that is on your heart.

Something that you know that you know that you know.

Without a doubt.

With absolute certainty.

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Do You Light a Candle?

Do you ever wonder where people blog?

Do you ever wonder how they write a post?

I do.


I read your post about the easiest burlap wreath you will ever make….or the post about the nests made of chocolate and peanut butter…..or the post about what those little stickers on fruit mean….

….and it inspires me.  (Seriously.  And to think I have been peeling off those stickers for years and never looking at them).

And all these posts about stickers and nests and burlap make me curious.

Why?  When?  Where?  How?  Do you blog?

Just in case you were curious like me, here’s where I write most of my posts. 

My kitchen.

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