Monthly Archives: January 2011

Spray painting light fixtures

My house was built in 1971. It has undergone some extensive remodeling from previous owners, as well as work we have done in the last 7 years. There is one thing though, that apparently no one has felt the need … Continue reading

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QOTW – Do what you love.

The road to happiness lies in two simple principles: find what it is that interests you and that you can do well, and when you find it, put your whole soul into it — every bit of energy and ambition … Continue reading

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Living Simply with Children – Tips on getting rid of toys

Dont laugh. I know it sounds like an oxymoron. It CAN be done. As I write this post, I am getting ready to simplify and downsize even more than I already have. I’ve said it before, but I will say … Continue reading

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QOTW- Whatever you do, you need courage.

Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week (QOTW)

I have posted quotes of the week before, but the POINT of quotes of the WEEK, is well, that they come weekly. I love quotes. So you will now have a quote from me, weekly. I have collected quotes meaningful … Continue reading

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Goals for 2011

Here are a few of my goals for 2011: Sew the boys one outfit each month, re-purposing fabric or clothes that I already have. Sew myself one clothing item each month Get a serger (are you noticing a theme yet?) … Continue reading

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2011 – I’m ready!

I’m happy to put 2010 to rest. It was a rough year for SO many reasons. One of the things I want to focus on THIS year, is to be more consistent with my blog. I want a record for … Continue reading

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