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Oprah’s Favorite Things Now on Amazon: Holiday Gift Guide

Highlights from Oprah's Favorite Things 2015. Great gift ideas!

Amazon Affiliate Links Used in This Post   Some of you guys may be too young to remember when Oprah had her own show and did her annual “Favorite Things” show.  I just read that she’s been doing her favorite … Continue reading

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Best Paint for Glass, Ceramics and Metal

Best paint to use for painting glass and ceramics.

  Over the years, I have received a lot of questions asking what is the best paint for glass, ceramics and metal.  It’s a popular question because there are so many paints out there that just don’t really work, stick or … Continue reading

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Exciting News, Getting Cozy for Winter and Sugar Paper

Three Cozy Winter Color Schemes.

How’s that for a blog post title?!  It’s a 3-for-1 day here on the blog!  Ha!  Really, it’s more like I had three mini-posts that I have been wanting to share with guys so, I thought I would just do … Continue reading

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Getting Creative with Oversized Mirrors and DIY Framework

Built in buffet with oversized mirror

                                                             via Design et al             … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Texas Chicken Spaghetti

Slow Cooker Texas Chicken Spaghetti Recipe.

  Almost 20 years ago this coming May, I moved from Minneapolis to East Texas.  One of the best things about moving to Texas was the amazing food and the much warmer weather.  After growing up in what seemed like the … Continue reading

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Ultimate Travel Case for Packing and Organizing Beauty Products

Soho travel case for beauty products.

    Recently, I was at Target looking for a new makeup case for an upcoming trip and I stumbled across this travel case that is intended as a nail polish carrier.  Even though it was distracting for me to get … Continue reading

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40 Creative Fall Decorating, Entertaining and Recipe Ideas

40 Creative Fall Decorating, Entertaining and Recipe Ideas

Happy September friends! It’s been a long hot summer here in East Texas and I am so ready for fall!  We had our first cool-ish night last night and instead of being 90 degrees at 10:00 PM, it was more … Continue reading

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Frame-Worthy Hand Dyed and Marbleized Papers and Where to Get Them

Hand dyed and marbleized inexpenisve papers that are perfect for framing.  The Creativity Exchange

    Hi friends! I’m sorry that I have been missing from the blog the last couple of weeks.  Our summer has been so busy with my daughter’s traveling tournament softball team and I haven’t had a chance to stay … Continue reading

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Favorite Wallpaper Trends {Wallpaper Crush}

Round up of gorgeous wallpapers and sources. Wallpaper crush from The Creativity Exchange

Every year, I love to do a round-up of wallpapers and take a closer look at the trends and what’s new.  There are so many beautiful papers out right now and creative possibilities and that I can’t wait to share … Continue reading

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Creative Outdoor Landscaping, Decor and Entertaining Ideas

Creative ideas for outdoor landscaping, decorating and entertaining. The Creativity Exchange

Over the years, I have been collecting inspiration and ideas for some really creative (and smart) backyard ideas.  From creative landscaping ideas, outdoor decorating to entertaining, all of these ideas (I hope) will help and inspire us as we get … Continue reading

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