Monthly Archives: May 2011

Lyrics I Love {For Wendy}

Ah, the benefits of a small-time blog.  You ask.  I deliver.  Lest you think your comments fall on deaf ears, may I introduce Wendy. Wendy is a great friend.  She commented on my very first Lyrics I Love post asking for … Continue reading

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Perfect Bows {How To}

When I was a little girl, my sisters and I wore ribbons in our hair everyday.  Not the pre-made jumbo bows you see today, but groisgrain ribbon, cut from a spool, tied by my mother around our hair bands.  And … Continue reading

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Project Redo {The Results}

First of all…Timm made it home safely.  He arrived yesterday afternoon and had a wonderful and productive trip to Sudan.  He is recovering from jet lag today, and we are glad to have him back home.  Thank you for your … Continue reading

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Haircuts

This morning I don’t have any updates on Project Redo.  Good things are happening around here, but I have no visuals yet to share with you.  What I do have are some really fun before and after pictures from our … Continue reading

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Project Redo

While Timm is away, I am tackling a long list of projects that have been brewing for years.  I am calling this week Project Redo.  What better way to distract myself from the absence of my beloved then with a … Continue reading

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Easter

Thank you all for your sweet comments after yesterday’s post.  I appreciate your prayers and support during Operation Sudan.   And I will pass along the results of our informal facial hair poll to the Husband…Full Gotee with Scruff won by … Continue reading

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Meet Husband

Today it my pleasure to introduce you to Timm, or as he is referred to in my personal contacts list, Husband.  He is the other part of me, my best friend, my one true love.  We’ve known each other for … Continue reading

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Food Flags {How To}

Food labels are something I use quite frequently for parties.  It’s the kind of detail that anticipates people’s desire to know exactly what they are about to put on their plate while also saving the host from having to recite … Continue reading

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Doily Garland {How To}

Happy Tuesday!  Hope you all had a wonderful Mother’s Day weekend.  I sure did.  My sweet husband really went above and beyond {as he is prone to do}, and I felt very loved and well-celebrated. As promised, here is the … Continue reading

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Table Linens {Napkins}

Last night I hosted a seated dinner for twelve, and I had a “practically elegant” moment concerning napkins that I wanted to share with you. Since this was a seated dinner party, I used real dinner plates, real dinner forks, … Continue reading

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