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Next Up, Master Bedroom

We started painting the master bedroom! The main color we picked is called Paris Mint by Valspar. We absolutely LOVE the color! For us, it was important to find a color that helped create a calming and relaxing feeling and … Continue reading

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Light Summer Pasta

Note: Chris and I ate this for several days. On the third day, the last day, he was still saying he loved it!  Ingredients 4 cups uncooked whole wheat pasta (bow-tie, penne, shell, etc.) 1 large onion, chopped 2 small sweet … Continue reading

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Color Scandal

Okay, calling it a scandal is a little extreme but still… Remember that color swatch I posted for colors in our main room? Well, we went to Lowes and purchased some little test paint containers and this is how they … Continue reading

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Let the Yard Work Adventures Begin!

Christopher and I learned a lesson today, that sunny weekend days do not equal grand hiking and camping adventures anymore, but instead pulling weeds and trimming plants. I am itching for a good hike but this was fun nevertheless. Look … Continue reading

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[A 4th Grader's Life] as a Musical Instrument

  Once upon a time a guitar named Guitar would wake up every morning to strum to the birds. Often the birds sang with her, but one day Guitar never got up to strum. The birds were worried so they … Continue reading

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