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Reading Log: January 2013

Wow, the first month of 2013 has gone by already!  It’s time for another monthly update on my Reading Log.  I love reading in January because of all the new books from Christmas!  This month was no exception – so many fun books that I’ve been looking forward to getting my hands on for so… Continue reading Reading Log: January 2013

Craft Chat

In Progress

This past weekend I started working on a new project – improve-piecing wonky letters!  (Completely inspired by Tonya Ricucci’s Word Play Quilts that I finally got into my hands.) It was fun to learn something new – a little challenging at times, especially because I’m not used to winging it.  Most of quilting is very… Continue reading In Progress

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Project Pinterest: Vintage Valentine Banner

Time to get ready for the next holiday – Valentine’s Day!  To valentine-ify the apartment, I looked for any space I could add some hearts and lovey dovey decor.  I love this holiday! After pinning all the Valentine pins I could find, I liked this pin the most for inspiration: I don’t have any reclaimed… Continue reading Project Pinterest: Vintage Valentine Banner

Chit Chat

A Few of My Favorite Things: Birchbox

I know I say it every time, but this is truly one of my favorite things… Birchbox, a monthly subscription to high-end beauty product samples.  It’s the best piece of mail I get each month, that’s for sure!   The $10/month fee is reasonable, and it’s completely curbed my random makeup purchases at the drugstore. I… Continue reading A Few of My Favorite Things: Birchbox

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Project Pinterest: Birthday Calendar

Last weekend was all about organization!  I’m finally feeling all caught up from the holidays – it only took me half of January!  Among other organizing projects, I transferred all pertinent information from my 2012 planner to my new planner.  One thing I always struggle with each year is remembering everyone’s birthday before it’s too… Continue reading Project Pinterest: Birthday Calendar