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A Perfect Saturday

As forecasted, Saturday was what we call a “top 10 weather day” here. It was the kind of weather that reminded me why we live in Minnesota. It was a perfect 72 degree, slight breeze and full sunshine day. As a…

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Life

90 Sleeps Until Christmas

Did you see the saying going around on facebook last week that there are only, “90 sleeps until Christmas”? What? That makes it feel like Christmas is right around the corner! I hope I’m not the only one concerned about…

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Life

Traveling to Iowa

This past weekend we traveled down to Iowa for a family get together at my sister’s house. While we were all watching football in her living room, I noticed that she had two of the very first pillows I ever made….

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Life

Growing a Company

It’s not easy growing a company. I started blogging a year ago in July and just reached my 200th post on Monday. I hadn’t even realized that I had reached such a big milestone, because I was so focused on…

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Haven Conference Wrap Up

Well, it’s been about a week since I last posted and so much has happened since then! Wade and I left last Thursday evening for Atlanta, Georgia to attend the Haven Conference for Bloggers. The trip started out very smoothly…

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OLG Goes to Haven 2016

If you follow several different blogs, you are going to be seeing a lot of posts soon about Haven Conference.  What is the Haven Conference you may ask? A DIY & decorating professional blogging conference which takes place August 5-7,…

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Life

Good Intentions

When I woke up this morning I had good intentions for the day.  I had my to-do list all organized in my head. The day was planned according to that list and things looked productive.  Then I made the mistake…

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It Takes A Village

It takes a village to raise a child -Old African proverb As we are preparing for Jack’s graduation party on Saturday, there is no truer statement than that proverb. The invitations have been sent and the to-do lists have been…

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Life

How Time Flies

This past weekend was the perfect example of how time flies. Not only did our daughter Samantha get engaged a couple of weeks ago, but she graduated from college this past weekend. And on top of all of that I…

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Smooth Sailing

I ran to the end of the dock to take the picture above. When I got to the end of the dock, I realized that there was no reason to rush. Our neighbor was out sailing, relaxing and enjoying a sunny day. Going wherever…

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DIY, Life

Two Teasers

This post is going to be short, sweet and will leave you in suspense. Two teasers. I will apologize up front. Sorry. The stairs are 95% done and they are amazing! Everything I had imagined and some things I didn’t. I…

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All Misty Eyed

I received a heartfelt, misty eyed story from a reader and customer that purchased one of Jack’s custom metal signs. Grab a Kleenex. This will touch your heart. Wendy- I just read your post on both the stairs and the sign.  …

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April Fools Video

Target does not have a card section marked April Fools. Maybe Hallmark is missing out on that. Maybe not. Typically April 1st comes and goes at our house without any pranks happening. It would be funny/shocking to tell my husband,…

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