Tag Archives: fun purchases

I Need Self Restraint

I normally only allow myself onto Craigslist to browse if I need something specific because I end up lusting after every single thing I see.  I see this stuff as potential DIY projects and have major difficulties walking away from … Continue reading

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Al Fresco at Casa FSL

One of the perks that our home came with was the back deck that spans the length of the house. I couldn’t help myself. There are so many nice dining sets out there.  However, the patio sets that were in … Continue reading

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What Happens At Hobby Lobby, Stays At Hobby Lobby

So, yyyyyyyyyyeah…  Hobby Lobby opened in my town.  I don’t know if this is a good thing or a bad thing.  I mean, clearly I’m ecstatic that the craft superstore is a ten minute drive away.  But, I’m just saying … Continue reading

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Getting Glitzy With It

I’m not sure if it’s all of the shiny gold hardware on the net or what but I have a renewed interest in metallic accents around our house. I’ve been eyeing this Nate Berkus for Target  accent bowl for months.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Cute Mother’s Day Gift Under $20

My mom reads this blog every day.  She is on a Caribbean cruise this week, so she will be missing this post.  Mom: if you’re reading this from the ship, leave the page because this post is about your gift.  … Continue reading

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Fear Of Commitment

Last night we finally decided that we are going to update our main bathroom!  Not a total gut and reno but we squirreled away enough money for a new toilet, vanity, mirror, a fresh coat of paint and a maybe a … Continue reading

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Time To Sleek-ify

Many people have a fear of change.  I am not one of those people.  I love a good makeover.  Look at Madonna for example.   She constantly reinvents herself!   Sometimes it works out beautifully. Sometimes, not so much.  Either way, it’s … Continue reading

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Speck Flip iPhone Case

 Awkward, clumsy, overindulgent, and hormonal.  Yes.  That pretty much sums up Yours Truly for 2012.   My poor iPhone has had more spills than Lindsay Lohan in a Hollywood nightclub.  It’s still in perfect shape thanks to my Speck “candy shell” … Continue reading

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Max’s Newborn Photos

Every mom has a right to brag a little right?  Well, this is the first of probably many proud mama posts. We had Baby Max’s photos professionally taken when he was six days old.  I just wanted to share our … Continue reading

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Inexpensive Entryway Update

It’s no secret that I get insanely excited about a good deal on something expensive(ish).  Especially when that something is an item that I’ve been eye-ing for months.   I refuse to pay the $40 pricetag on a decorative birdhouse.  … Continue reading

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