Follow along as my husband and I turn our new little house into a GRAND MANOR via thrift store & flea market treasures, hand-me-down keepsakes, crafty & handy DIY projects and necessary amounts of love, laughter and "preciousness".

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  • How {not} To: Paint Horizontal Stripes
    on Nov 13, 2010 in bathroom How To paint
    A few weeks ago, I decided to paint our powder bathroom, using paint I already had. One weekend when hubs was home to keep the kids out of my hair, I started a very meticulous task of measuring the walls, using a level to get everything just so, and...
  • Sleepy Baby - Then and Now.
    on Nov 12, 2010 in kids preciousness
    Last year on this date, I posted this pic:And how funny that today I sat down to post this cuteness:As you can see, we're no longer using a high chair, and he's graduated from the sippy cup. Big boy, but somethings never change.Daddy carried him up t...
  • Sofa Lingerie
    on Nov 10, 2010 in slipcovers sewing living room furniture
    Okay SO. Here's the story of my adventure in slipcover making. In West Philadelphia, born and raised, on the playground is where I spen... oh wait, wrong story. :)I posted the other day about Pink & Polka Dot's "Lazy Girl's Guide t...
  • Ouch
    on Nov 9, 2010 in me
    I think there must be a limited window of time for one's feet to grow accustomed to wearing heels. And I missed it.Astrid Volzke ©Every time I wear a pair, I pay for it for weeks and yesterday was no exception. I wore heels (low ones with a chunky h...
  • Slippin' One Over on Ya!
    on Nov 7, 2010 in slipcovers sewing furniture
    I don't sew. My mom was a very talented seamstress, and I wish I had learned from her. She sewed dolls and sold them, she sewed almost every dress I ever wore in a wedding (I was big in the flower girl and candle lighter circuit when I was a wee lass...
  • This is Halloween...
    on Nov 4, 2010 in halloween kids holidays
    Boys and girls of every age, Wouldn't you like to see something strange? Come with us and you will see,This our town of Halloween. This is Halloween Halloween Halloween Halloween...Halloween was a success! The kids got m...
  • Home Depot's Paint
    on Nov 2, 2010 in paint
    I've always always purchased paint from Lowes. Wait a minute, I lied. When we bought our first house, I got paint from Walmart the first time. It was a color called "Vintage Plum". It was a deep grayish purple/lavenderish color. Boy the GUTS I had ba...
  • Our First Family Camping Trip
    on Nov 2, 2010 in kids travel Autumn family
    Last month Shane and I went on a quick getaway camping trip to Yosemite. We had such a good time and loved the park so much, when we got home we immediately booked 2 nights to go back with the kids. We knew we were pushing it with the weath...
  • After Halloween Sales
    on Oct 31, 2010 in halloween kids shopping holidays
    People are hardcore about hitting the after Christmas sales. I personally am always too broke to even think about going out, no matter how much I'd love to stock up on wrapping paper and decor at rock bottom prices.But post-Halloween sales are really...
  • Trying to cram too much into one post...
    on Oct 31, 2010 in halloween kids holidays
    I haven't posted in a few weeks, though I had some stuff I wanted to write about. We took another trip to Yosemite, (more on that another day), but between that and some other projects I had going, I haven't sat down to post in forev's.As soon as the...
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