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Life Lately

Hello, It’s been a hot minute! This morning I cozied up with a cup of hot coffee and read the Fall issue of, The Magnolia Journal. In Joanna Gaines Letter from the Editor she shared an experience she had with overcoming fears and taking on new hobbies. Joanna explains that she always admired watercolor painting…… Continue reading Life Lately

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Kitchen Renovation: Choosing Paint Color

This week marked the start of our kitchen renovation. I’m so excited and anxious to get this process started. Our kitchen is a bit disheveled right now but the end result will be worth a week or two (hopefully) of disorganization. All the cabinet doors/drawers are off and being stripped and sanded. Now that we…… Continue reading Kitchen Renovation: Choosing Paint Color

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Kitchen Updates and The Joys of Homeownership

Ben and I spent our weekend finalizing the plans for our kitchen renovation. After living in our home for almost a year, we finally feel ready to start working on some of the bigger projects. I truly believe that living in a space for a period of time before making drastic changes really helps you…… Continue reading Kitchen Updates and The Joys of Homeownership

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Oh Hello There

Oh hello there, remember me? It’s been a while. The last time I posted it was cold and dreary in Upper Michigan. I’m now happy to say that it has been absolutely beautiful and is finally starting to feel like summer. Life has been busy lately between my work schedule, Ben finishing up his second…… Continue reading Oh Hello There

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My Favorite Hikes: Sedona, AZ

At the end of March, Ben and I traveled to Sedona, Arizona with my parents for a spring getaway. This was my second trip and Ben’s first. I was so excited to show him this absolutely beautiful place and one of my favorite vacation destinations. I went two years ago with my parents and was so happy…… Continue reading My Favorite Hikes: Sedona, AZ

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March Reads

After a busy February, the bookworm in me was so excited to dedicate more time to reading in March. This worked out perfectly because our March in the Upper Peninsula was gloomy and cold. Perfect reading weather! I was able to add three more books to my 2017 Goodreads Reading Challenge. This months reads had a…… Continue reading March Reads

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DIY Tulip Wreath

Theres nothing quite like tulips that say, “Spring is here!”. I absolutely love everything about this flower. I love what they symbolize (a start of a new season) and the variety of colors that they come in. The downside to tulips is they don’t live long so you only get to enjoy them for a short period…… Continue reading DIY Tulip Wreath