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Favorites Friday: Etsy

Etsy is such a great resource for home finds, here's some of my picks.

LOVE these via modernverses
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via LMcreation

Have a fantastic weekend, everyone!

Type A

So at work the other day I was sharing with another nurse how I literally grew a fever blister overnight just from one stressful shift. Her response was, "Oh that's your type A, to which I said, "I'm not type A!!! Leading me on a furious internet search of quizzes to take and defi…

Guest room sneak peeks

Do you have one of those rooms that you stare at and try a hundred different things and you still aren't feeling it?!! That's this room for me!! However, a random trip to World Market with a serendipitious stumble upon a roman shade changed everything and now I have direction!! I am so in l…

Made by girl

A big thanks to the gorgeous and super talented Jennifer of the beloved blog, Made by girl for featuring my home. I adore her her shop and home, which is chock full of inspiration and creativity, here's a sampling, but be sure to head over and check out her wonderful site.
Her home

Her office, lo…

Weekend tidbits

Arugula, tomato, mozzarella pizza...yum yum
New ikat comforter on clearance for $20!
Gideon "helped" Dad cut the grass!
Then we found a new lunch spot at the most unexpected place...the Marine Corps Museum!

This museum is brand new and really well done, the Marines look so life like.
I loved t…

Overstock and something for you

I was delighted to receive an email from the lovely people at Overstock offering all of you a sweet 10% discount!!! Overstock was actually one of the very few websites that shipped to Japan when we lived there with great prices and a huge selection, there's a lot to love. Here are some of my fa…


via audreyhepburncomplex I read daily from Mark Batterson's blog who geninusly thought of having church meet in movie theatures all along the metro line in Washington D.C because after all church is the people not the building, right?! (I love his innovative thinking!) This week his evotional rea…

Wedding time

Got my third wedding invitation in the mail yesterday, so excited!! I'm guessing ya'll have some to attend as well, so here's dress inspiration! By the way the coral(asos) and gray dress (F21) are under $50 and the floral number (VS) under $100, such steals.


image here Just some gorgeous wisteria to brighten your Tuesday! Can't get over how lovely the lilac grape-like clusters look dangling along the road.
"Flowers appear on our earth; the season of singing has come, the cooing of doves is heard in our land." Song of Solomon 2:12

Our living room

Yes, that artwork is hiding our flat screen TV quite nicely thanks to my sister who screwed an L bracket on the top of it!! (such secret squirrels!)
Cushion from Homegoods and sheepskin rug that my husband wanted (love that!) from Ikea!
Cherry blossom artwork from Ikea, commemorating our time in Jap…
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