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Showing posts from July, 2010


"Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it you can never get it back.” Harvey MacKay We need to make good use of our time. Time is precious. Use it wisely....

Goodwill and Decorating

Our Goodwill store has moved into a much bigger building. It used to be a furniture store. Not only is the building bigger and cleaner, but the items seem to be nicer and lower priced. I obtained several frames, a beautiful painted tray, pillow pattern, and much more. The lowest price I paid was 50 cents, and the highest was $2.00....Total $27.00..... It is hard to see in the picture, but the round plaque has a rose on it, it says "God's love is seen in a single rose"... Lots of good finds.... I also was busy making a craft with picture frames, picture hangers and burlap that I bought at previous garage sales. The shells I have had for years, from on of the many trips to Florida to see family...

Painting and Decorating

My plan for this summer (before I went back to school) was to do more blogging....that did not happen, because I have been painting and decorating and going to garage sales....and you name here is a little bit of what has been going on in my world This is the before picture of my living room. I just moved into this house last August and still need to paint the walls and get new drapes (or at least new valances).... Painting the table black made such a transition from the country look... Love the "Fern Green" paint I got for free, it really made a difference on this plant stand. I have had this book case since 1998, I was ready for a change. Much better, same "Fern Green" paint used on plant stand. In addition to painting furniture, I have been decorating the walls. One of the projects was the cute idea that I found on someones blog site. I can't remember which one it was, but I liked the idea. If it is from your site and you a