05/14/14

Planting My Favorite Veggie

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Artichokes are my favorite vegetable.  I love most veggies, but what sets artichokes above the rest is they force us to slow down, savor, and enjoy time around the table -- a rarity today!  Growing up some of my favorite memories around the table were when mom served artichokes ... |read more|

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04/22/14

VERY Simple Indoor Gardening

DIY Succulent Mason Jar @ItsOverflowing 2

Succulents and Mason Jars are two of my FAVORITE things!  Succulents - because they are some of the easiest houseplants.  And Mason Jars - because the uses are endless.  Combine the two and you get VERY Simple Indoor Gardening that is real CUTE!  These are great to give as a gift ... |read more|

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04/10/14

My Backyard Oasis

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We have lived in our new-to-us traditional home for eight months now!!!  I love it all so much (such a blessing), but after living in a busy neighborhood in a major city, I think my favorite feature is this beautiful backyard!  I'm amazed by how many beautiful birds live back ... |read more|

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02/12/14

Craigslist Patio Furniture

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It really stinks when you find a Craigslist Patio Furniture set that you totally love, but the owner has to leave town for the weekend.  After being patient all weekend, I met my sister in Dallas for lunch then planned on checking out my fun find with her.  During lunch I got a ... |read more|

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10/25/13

I am a #PureAirBlog (vlog)

Miele Vacuum #PureAirBlog

Here's when I first introduced you to my Miele on instagram.  This is the Miele S8990 UniQ Canister Vacuum Cleaner -- and it really is my magic! My mom called two days ago. 'I haven't seen updates on that vacuum yet.' Do you want to know my excuse? It's too good to share in ... |read more|

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10/13/13

Our New Pet – AquaFarm

AquaFarm EcoSystem @ItsOverflowing

I have three sisters who sweetly advise me on what I should write about on my blog.  The other day one let me know I should totally start sharing Christmas tips.  Here's a great one -- Uncommon Goods is a great go to store for unexpected, creative, and unique gifts that I totally ... |read more|

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12/05/12

DIY Wooden Christmas Trees…Pretty Please

DIY Christmas Tree, Reclaimed Wood ItsOverflowing

I've been dreaming about wooden Christmas trees since last Christmas...and then last week I found this reclaimed wood that was too cute to leave on the side of the road so I bundled it up and threw it into my car.  And now it's December!  Really!?!  How are the days passing so ... |read more|

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10/08/12

Simple DIY Candle Holders (vlog)

DIY Candle Holder, ItsOverflowing

Want to see how to make simple DIY candle holders?!  This time of year, I absolutely love to incorporate elements of nature in my home decor.  Almost a year ago, Little B and I were at our annual mother-daughter camp, where I made some of the sweetest and scariest memories!  ... |read more|

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09/16/12

Reclaimed Furniture – Embossed End Table

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I totally loved reclaimed furniture!  Taking something from totally frumpy to totally fabulous is such a thrill.  On a walk through our neighborhood with the kids, I noticed an end table on the curb ready for bulk trash pickup...if I could have dragged it home I would have, but ... |read more|

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08/13/12

Vintage Toys and Thrifty Storage

Boys Room Vintage Toy Holders 2

I started working on decorating my boys bedroom a few weeks ago, but beyond the new bedding and recycled pendant banner, I wanted some original pieces to add to the room, like vintage toys and thrifty storage to layer, making their room extra special. At an estate sale I found ... |read more|

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