31 Days of Talking to Myself| The Intro

Do you ever walk around having full conversations with yourself? Maybe that's not really normal but I don't really have a lot of people I talk to about just anything. I also work alone all day. And my family doesn't listen to me. So I have very intelligent conversations with myself. I really wanted to …

Weekend Distractions No. 9

I joined a furniture group on Facebook. Someone asked the other day what is everyone's go to paint. Not a lot of people have answered but the majority have said Dixie Belle. There are no retailers in New Mexico. I think I might have to try it out, and if I like it, become a …

Renovating 407: Master Bedroom

Before:   The carpet wasn't as clean as it looked when I put an offer on the house. Or the walls for that matter. As I said before, the 70s had to go. I knew I wasn't going to live with this golden harvest carpet forever, but it came up a lot sooner than was …

Weekend Distractions No. 8

I love looking at color palettes. I really love Design Seeds. Can spend hours looking at these color combinations, looking for inspiration. You can choose by color, by collection... Design Seeds In Color Palettes you can search by warm, cool, pastel or contrasting palettes... Color Palettes Gold on the Ceiling gave color inspiration on a …

Weekend Distractions No. 7

My niece asked me yesterday if I would make the cupcakes for her birthday party. She made 60 invitations. I guess we are good with 60 cupcakes even though parents usually stay, since not everyone will probably come. Luckily I found the best vanilla cupcake and vanilla buttercream from Cookies and Cups a few years …

Renovating 407: The Ugly

Even with a brand new roof and fully landscaped and clean yard, this house was still under $125,000. So I really did get a good deal. Most changes have been cosmetic so even though my extra savings is gone, it hasn't been that much to change everything. I was smart enough to keep a daily …

Weekend Distractions No. 6

It annoys me so much that Pinterest started sharing pins titled Picked for You. I don't want to see these. I don't care what they think I want to see. It takes away from the pins I want to see from boards that I followed on purpose. Add to those picked for yous, and the …