Guest Post For Carrie at Hooked On Decorating

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Hi! I am Stacey from Embracing Change! Carrie invited me to stop over today to her awesome blog and introduce myself as well as show you a little about what I am passionate about.  I have a passion for restoring and recreating unloved furniture.  I love to take the old and make it new.  A good furniture makeover is what it is all about! I also craft and create home decor, but my true love is … [Read more...]

The Secret To My Success

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I have gotten to know several of you over the last year or more so I totally consider you my friends.  So I thought I would share the secret of my success with you...are you ready because it is a BIG secret...These are my painting pajamasI paint in them all the time.I call them my Harry Potter jammies as they are covered with moons and stars. I've had them since BEFORE I was married.I have been … [Read more...]

Taking Full Advantage Of A (Finally) Sunny Day

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It wasn't really a sunny day per say yesterday, but after I left work to pick up the girls from daycare, the sun did manage to peek through the clouds.  Oh sun, where on earth have you been?  Saturday was a beautiful day.  That was really it for the week.  I miss sun.  I need sun.  Sunshine makes me happy!  My girls and I managed to get outside for a bit before dinner last night to do some … [Read more...]

How To Get Things Done With Kids Nearby…

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    I am not expert on this believe me, but you just have to find a way to make motherhood and chores work together or nothing is going to get done at home.  My husband cannot figure out how I can be home with the kids and plow through a to-do list.  I can't figure out why he can't figure this out (hehehehe).  I think it best to occupy the kids with something or just get them involved in the … [Read more...]

The Finished Product

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         I now have a sense of  completion with one room (nearly 2 as the bathroom is almost fully finished) in my home at this time.  Well, at least until I decide it is time for a change!  I feel pleased with Ana's room at this time.  This room has experienced many changes throughout the years.  When we first moved here 4 years ago, it originally functioned as an office/guest room.  There were … [Read more...]

The Finished Product

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         I now have a sense of  completion with one room (nearly 2 as the bathroom is almost fully finished) in my home at this time.  Well, at least until I decide it is time for a change!  I feel pleased with Ana's room at this time.  This room has experienced many changes throughout the years.  When we first moved here 4 years ago, it originally functioned as an office/guest room.  There were … [Read more...]

The Time Has Come …!

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        I am so excited!  I am sitting here enjoying the fulfillment that comes with finishing a project...ahhhh.  Pumpkin spice coffee and a glowing fire abound.  I figure I need time now to just relax and breathe it in.  Actually, who am I kidding?  I am already plotting out the schedule tomorrow to be sure I have time to paint my pantry!  Anyway, on to announcing that MY CHINA CABINET IS … [Read more...]

The Time Has Come …!

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        I am so excited!  I am sitting here enjoying the fulfillment that comes with finishing a project...ahhhh.  Pumpkin spice coffee and a glowing fire abound.  I figure I need time now to just relax and breathe it in.  Actually, who am I kidding?  I am already plotting out the schedule tomorrow to be sure I have time to paint my pantry!  Anyway, on to announcing that MY CHINA CABINET IS … [Read more...]