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Life Well Lived: My 6 Favorite Beauty Tools

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"For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone." Audrey Hepburn  Hi Friends! This post is part of the BlogHer Life Well Lived series. I get to write about my favorite beauty tools. Woo Hoo! When it comes to beauty, I'm drugstore with a dash of department store. Here are my 6 Favorite … [Read more...]

Sophie Update

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Many of you have kindly asked how our puppy Sophie is doing. Sophie at 8 weeks: And here she is now... about 14 weeks old:  Sophie is a happy puppy who enjoys chasing the cat, getting loves and stealing socks. In short-- she's a ton of work and a ton of joy! Wishing everyone a wonderful weekend. XO     … [Read more...]

Beautiful Banners via Canvas Corp

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Hi Friends! Canvas Corp recently sponsored a Banner Contest. Here are the winners: First Place: "Blessed" by Melissa Waterbury Second Place: "Let's Spoon" by Cassie Box Third Place: "School Banner" HOLD THE PHONE-- it's a humbled and thrilled Yours Truly. Thanks to Canvas Corp, the contest judges and Jenn Luce from Canvas Corp + Redberry Barn.   Check out the Canvas … [Read more...]

Red + Blue Valentine’s Day Brunch

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Hi... our family celebrated Valentine's Day yesterday with a simple brunch. It was so much fun, maybe we'll do it again tonight for dinner! Heart shaped French toast courtesy of a cookie cutter.  Cutting a "v" in the tops of strawberries... transforms them into hearts.    Strawberries and blueberries for a first course. A little rosemary pIant is thriving in an old flower pot with … [Read more...]

My Fam on ABC News

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I'm interrupting my regular blogpost today...  My family was on ABC World News with Diane Sawyer last night. Seattle's been struck with an icy cold snap and the city's been at a standstill. My husband, MIL and 5 year old were stuck in the snowy traffic for 6 hours: This is a Mommy speaking but I think my daughter is pretty funny. They're home now! … [Read more...]

Goat-ing for It

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I had the best playground growing up-- my backyard. We lived on a farm with horses, pastures and... a goat. This is my brother and I with Cinnamon. Cinnamon was quite regal, with high cheekbones and a long face. If she had been wearing a string of pearls and a hat, it would not have seemed out of place. Cinnamon had personality to spare. She had a mad crush on my Dad, could eat anything (and not gain a pound) and she … [Read more...]

Makia Creations

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Hi, Have you heard of Makia? The Thankful Kit and Turkey Kit Using kits from Makia Creations, you can create fun craft projects in a jiffy. These products perfect for crafty parties and gatherings.  And there are three great incentives if you host a party. When you host a craft group and 10 kits or more are ordered you get: *a free craft kit *free shipping and *your friends get the preferred (reduced) price … [Read more...]

Apples!

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Hi... Yet another reason to love fall...  This is THE time of the year to find the most delicious apples.  I'm a major apple fan.  I eat at least one a day and reach for an apple any time anyone in my family has a queasy tummy. I've "picked" some cute apple related things I've recently found in Blogland to share with you: Apple Candy Cupcakes from Cute as a Fox  Apple … [Read more...]

Weekend Report

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Hi Friends!  How's your weekend going?  Busy in a good way?  Me too.  Today I'm going to a class on soldering with my cute friend Amy S.  Do you remember the movie Flashdance?  BEST movie ever.  Well, the dancing was good. The main character Alex was a Welder by Day, Dancer by Night.  Here's what I'm envisioning for class this morning: I'm cracking … [Read more...]