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My sweet friend KariAnne always says that one of things she loves most about being a blogger is you just never know what is going to come into your email box each day.  And she is right.  Sometimes you get crazy things and sometimes you get frustrating things.  Sometimes you get amazing things and then they just don’t work out.

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  It is the first day of spring break around here and I could not be happier about it. Right now, everything is “mud” color, but the weather forecast leads me to believe it is only a matter of a week or two before there will be hints of color … [Continue reading...]

Home Office Organizing and Decorating


  A few weeks ago I shared my thoughts on balance.  Actually, to be more accurate, I shared how I believe that balance is a myth.   We spend so much time trying to do all things well, all at the same time and it usually ends up in failure.  … [Continue reading...]

Quick Spring Cleaning Secrets (Because My Floors are Covered in Mud!)


  The first place I need to start today is with honesty.  Our front foyer currently looks nothing like this.  It is taking a hard hit daily.  My people are messy.  And by people, I mean people and dogs. … [Continue reading...]

Making Maple Syrup – The Sugar House


  Today, all four of us are in the sugar house.  I am on my computer, taking breaks to stoke the fire and watch the syrup coming off.  Dana is a jack of all trades and is filtering the syrup, canning the finished product and labeling … [Continue reading...]



Hello sweet friends, I hope this Saturday finds you well.  We have a sugaring filled weekend planned but I thought I would start my day sharing some things that I found on the web this week that are interesting. There is nothing I love more than a … [Continue reading...]

Spring Mantel Decorating


  Phew. The last few weeks have been so crazy rushed and busy.  Now that my daughter’s play  is over, time has opened up some.  However, most of the time has been consumed by a Sap Tsunami!  The sap didn’t run, didn’t run, and now – it is … [Continue reading...]

Ten Things I learned from The Little Mermaid


  1. “Though she be but little, she is fierce” – Shakespeare clearly knew what he was speaking of. 2. My girl has more style and grace then even I realized.  And she is really funny.  All these years later, I am still learning more and … [Continue reading...]