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Spice Labels

We were kind of starting over at the cottage this summer – so what a perfect time to organize and use some fun labels! I have been obsessed with these labels I found on Etsy at Paper and Pear a while ago and was dying to use them. And you can’t deny that the basics […]

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I am excited to finally share what has been keeping me busy and away from my blog for so long. We got to Vermont at the beginning of June and I was tasked with sprucing up my in-law’s cottage at the lake. My mother in law is no longer spending the summer here, so instead […]

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Hello from Vermont

Happy Summer! Some of you might have noticed that I have been missing in action. A definite faux pas in the blogging world. It has been a kind of perfect storm of distraction. In the past few weeks, we finally left the city and moved up to the lake for the summer or until someone […]

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Kirstan Barnett

Women supporting women is so important and today’s Woman who Inspires definitely puts her money where her mouth is.  Kirstan Barnett has turned women supporting women into a career, and a smart one at that. Kirstan is an angel investor and she understands the value of backing women and minority led start-ups and businesses. She […]

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This week on Friday’s Fun Finds, I share the guilty pleasures keeping me entertained during this crazy time. What to watch, read and more.

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Painted Stairs After

As we are getting closer to moving up to the lake for the summer, I am constantly perusing Pinterest in search of fun projects I can attempt. Today, I thought I would share with you one of the projects I did last summer, paint the stairs. I’ve been wanting to paint the stairs at our […]

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Adrea Peters

Cheerleaders, the world needs more of them. I don’t mean pom, pom’s and football games, I mean real-life, everyday cheerleaders.  This week’s Woman Who Inspire is just such a cheerleader, but she is also much more.  Adrea Peters wears many hats. She is a novelist, a playwright, a businesswoman, and a mentor.  She is the […]

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We are getting excited to head up to the lake and I am excited to get started on my project of refreshing the cottage. You can see my last big lake refresh here. I am starting to get organized and get things ordered so they can be up there when we are. I spent the […]

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I'm a creative who loves to get her hands dirty with a good project. Mom of two, computer nerd and never without my colored markers. Always in search of fun things to share with you! 

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