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Decorating a Mantel for Fall

Hi there, This October 31, will be our one year anniversary of purchasing our retirement home.  We moved in officially on May 9th of this year and I am really enjoying this retirement life…even though I still work part-time from home, it’s nice to have my hubby around all the time.  People told me it’s…

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Painting a Bird House using a Wax Technique

Hello, Wow, it’s been months since I’ve been able to write a blog post and I’ve really missed doing them. I have been so busy with packing and moving into our retirement home. We (hubby and me) have done some really exciting remodeling, with the help of our handy man/carpenter/jack of all trades.  I hope to share some…

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Decorating a Prim Dough Bowl for Easter

Hello everyone, wow, it’s been a while since I’ve been able to blog. I think the last time I posted we were in the process of buying our retirement home!  We have done some remodeling and each week we come here, we load our van with “my stuff”.  At one point we had a mover bring up…

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How to “trim” a Christmas Tree

Hi everyone, I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. I honestly don’t know where the month of November went to…but here we are into December already!  Traditionally, I always put my tree up the Friday after Thanksgiving. I admit, I don’t do the Black Friday shopping anymore.  Everyone in our family just wants “money”…

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Primitive Wood Presents

Primitive Wood Presents

The leaves are finally changing colors this week, a late peak in our area here in Western Pennsylvania.  Fall is my favorite time of year and we had some really nice, sunny days the past 2 weeks.  I even got some “fall” cleaning done! Washed some windows and even put up the “winter” curtains.  I…

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Green Choices: Homemade Environmentally Friendly Cleaning Products

Green Choices: Homemade Environmentally Friendly Cleaning Products When it comes to store-bought cleaners, it’s easy to see why they work. A whole host of dangerous ingredients lurk in these products. Substances like chlorine, ammonia and triclosan have powerful disinfecting and cleaning properties. However, they also come with a number of health threats. Yet you use…

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Chocolate Protein Coffee Latte

Chocolate Protein Coffee Latte

If you are like me, you often need something for breakfast that you can take on the go. This is one of my favorites because I get my coffee and my protein!  It’s also good to pack into your lunch for that mid-morning pick-me-up. You will need: 2 tablespoons heavy cream 1 cup of coffee…

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Monster sandwich for 12: Timeless Treasure Trove

Monster Sandwich for 12

Yesterday was the first day of Fall and the weather was beautiful.  This is my favorite time of year, I just love all the colors, smells and activities that are associated with Autumn. I have been drinking pumpkin spice coffee for a few weeks now.  If you missed my post on my homemade Pumpkin Syrup…

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Homemade Pumpkin Pie Creamer: Timeless Treasure Trove

Homemade Pumpkin Spice Creamer

Finally a break in the weather, the temperature is in the 60’s. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy summer, but once we get into September, I’m ready for some cooler weather. So for me, it’s a perfect Saturday to do some crafting, cooking ( I have some vegetable soup simmer on the stove)  or just…

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Fall Decorating For Your Dining Room Chandelier:Timeless Treasure Trove

Fall Decorating For Your Dining Room Chandelier

It’s that time of year to get the fall decorating going. It takes me a while, doing one room at a time. Today, I worked on the Dining Room.  I don’t do much Fall decorating in here except for my table and my chandelier.  I changed it up a little this year because of some…

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