Picking the Pieces Up

2019 on horizon

New Year, new you. That’s what they say isn’t it. Trouble is, you can’t make something entirely new without destroying at least a part of what already was. That isn’t necessarily a bad thing, just a true thing….

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We Came Together

little girl during holidays

Now is the time of families, of celebration and togetherness. Whatever your creed or faith, whatever your nation of origin or background, now is the time when families come together to celebrate. I sort of wish I knew…

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Giving Back in the Season of Giving

palms of two hands

The days are short, and the nights are long. Turkeys are desperately seeking pardons to avoid the chopping block, and yet a presidential turkey dinner is assured. In this, the time of plenty, we are reminded of those…

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Take Back the Bedroom

messy bedroom

Ever wake up in the middle in the middle of the night, and need to go get a glass of water, and find yourself tripping over shoes and pants? Maybe that’s just me, I’ll own up; my bedroom…

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Last Minute Halloween

halloween costumes

Every year, it is the same story. You had a great costume idea, it was going to change the game forever. Then it’s two days before Halloween, you don’t have time to make your costume, but you promised…

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Home Make Over: Backyard Edition

backyard with green grass

Remember those old summer days? You’d run and play in the backyard, maybe hang in a hammock and look at the stars; catch fireflies in jars and be disappointed when they died after you didn’t poke holes in…

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Emergency Moving Checklist

moving soon announcement

I don’t know that I have ever had an emergency move. Sure, I have had last minute moves and poorly planned moves. Never an emergency wherein I needed to move. Thankfully, that is not what this post is…

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Boosting Home Value with Outdoor Living

oudoor patio

When I was a kid, my neighbor got a pool and I remember asking my dad about it and he just said they were trying to boost the resale value of their home. Now I didn’t start my…

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How to Survive Living in an RV

rv parking

Whether you are foregoing a traditional home, or just taking a cross-country trip, living in an RV is tricky. And that might be putting it mildly. You will be in close quarters with a couple of people, in…

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We Gotta Go Back Marty: Back to Your Mom’s House

family eating dinner with other families

Remember when you were a kid, and your parents said all that you needed to be successful was a college degree, maybe an internship, and then you’d be able to make an adult life? Now you’re graduating college…

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