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Love and Laundry

Lets talk about the love of doing laundry.  I have to admit that my hubby does the vast majority of the laundry in our household.  But, the trade off is... he doesn't clean toilets.  I'm in-charge of that duty.  So the chores are divided up equally!  … [Read More...]

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Black and White Guest Bathroom

Are you ready for this?  Put your boots and gloves on before entering.  Oh, and probably nose plugs!  I know it's going to be hard for you to believe, but this by far my most favorite room in the house!  Hopefully by the time you get done with this … [Read More...]

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Guest Bedroom Final Reveal

Our guest room was a really fun space to re-do.  We actually moved into this room for a couple of months while our master bath was getting renovated.  I think I just need to show you the before photos so you can see how much we had to do to bring it … [Read More...]

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Dark to White Family Room Reveal

Happy Friday!!!  Do you follow me on Facebook and Instagram?  Did you see my second BIG reveal yesterday afternoon?  Can you even believe our house is already under contract after just being on the market for a few hours?  A lovely family of 6 will … [Read More...]

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Kitchen Renovation Reveal

Oh my goodness you guys, for a 3000 sq. ft. house this kitchen was truly just an after thought.  It was SO underwhelming when we first walked into this space.  Not to mention the dingy vinyl flooring and outdated wallpaper.  We lived here for about 3 … [Read More...]

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Living and Dining Room Reveal

Here we are on Day 3 of our fully remodeled fixer upper tour on Pecan Drive!  Today is the big reveal of the formal living and dining room.  This area was probably the most damaged.  The original owners had this house built back in the early 60's but … [Read More...]

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The Home Tour Continues

Are you ready for an AMAZING transformation?  I couldn't wait to dig into the entryway of this house.  I was SO ready to give it a face lift and make it bright and inviting.  Well, you'll see why once you take a look at the before … [Read More...]

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The Brick House on Pecan Drive

Lets get this party started!!!  I have lots of before and after photos to share with you this week of The Brick House on Pecan Drive!  It's super exciting to be done with this project and we are SO ready to get it on the market.  It has been a long … [Read More...]

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I’ve Named Our House

Hey there,  it's been awhile since I've been able to post on my website and I'm happy to be back and really writing again!  First, we made the long trip from Coeur d'Alene, Idaho to Tyler Texas.  Second, it took awhile as always with a move, to get … [Read More...]

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Our Newest Fixer Upper

Our new home and largest "fixer-upper" we've ever tackled is waiting for us to arrive in Tyler Texas!  We are almost completely packed and just waiting for the truck to arrive next week.  We plan to start our 4 day journey to Tyler one week from … [Read More...]

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Farmhouse Dreams

As I mentioned in my last post, we are dreaming of a farmhouse in our near future.  Did you know that only 2% of the population who sets goals actually write these goals down?  And...those are the people who usually achieve their goals.  My hubs just … [Read More...]

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New Bedding Inspiration

It's that time again!  Time for a re-fresh in our master bedroom.  We left Arizona in 2014 and I had purchased our bedding at Stein Mart while living there.  We still love it, but after all our moves and many washings...it's looking a bit tired.  Not … [Read More...]

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Pallet Wood Christmas Tree

This Christmas is especially hard because we are living in limbo right now.  All our decorations a buried deep inside our storage unit and it would be just too time consuming and difficult to reach them.  Therefore, it looks like our tiny little … [Read More...]

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The Hanging Of Barn Doors

Well, this was another first for us!  I knew right away that I wanted to incorporate barn doors into the house plans of the new spec house I was building but we'd never hung them before so this was all new territory.  I did my research, measured and … [Read More...]

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Twin Lakes Craftsman Cottage Tour

I'm super excited to share that the Twin Lakes Craftsman Cottage is 98% finished.  I'm only waiting on a couple of special orders to come in and be installed but other than that...it's DONE!!!  Before I began this journey of building my first spec … [Read More...]