Monthly Archives: August 2011

Lakeside Fun

My time so far today has been spent preparing our car for this weekend’s Labor Day vacation – Arturo and I couldn’t resist the final call of summer. We’re planning to spend an amazing weekend in Smith Mountain Lake, VA, … Continue reading

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Weekend Adventure

This past weekend was a rare break from packed schedules and quick dashes from one place to another. Our jobs and schedule so infrequently allow us such an opportunity that when it came, Arturo and I seized the chance to … Continue reading

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Project of the Week: Baby-sized Tablet Cover

One of my orders this week was for a tablet cover. There’s nothing unusual about that, since my tablet covers, e-reader covers, and tablet cover/stands are my most popular items. This particular cover was for a Maylong M-250 Tablet, which … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday

As I’ve mentioned before (here and here), I like to make a list each day of 10 or so things for which I am thankful. Doing this helps me stay centered on what really matters in life, rather than getting … Continue reading

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Tastes of Summer #2: Corn, Tomatoes, and Green Beans over Cous Cous

For Summer Recipe #1, No-Bake Cheesecake, click here. For the last 3 years, Arturo and I have belonged to the Cedarmore Farm Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program. As a result, we get a wonderful box of veggies every Friday, freshly … Continue reading

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From Fabric Scraps to Pillows

For several months now, I’ve been searching for the perfect pillows for our living room couch. Our living room is full of rich colors and deep shades of red, green, and blue, tempered with beige and tan. We’ve tried various … Continue reading

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Yard Sale Treasures

One of the blogs I follow, Marlene Brady’s It’s All About Creating, has recently featured a series of posts about flea market and vintage shopping. While reading a few of the flea market posts Saturday morning, I was overcome by … Continue reading

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Project of the Week: Birthday Fun

My husband and I make a big deal out of birthdays. We love to take advantage of every opportunity to celebrate those we love, and there is no better opportunity for celebration of a person than that person’s birthday. Arturo’s … Continue reading

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Attack of the Summertime Cold

This morning, I woke to find myself beset by that most dreaded of diseases: the summertime cold. Summertime colds are just cruel. While everyone else is out romping and enjoying the energizing sunshine and warm air, the summertime cold keeps … Continue reading

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Custom Order Experimentation

As I’ve mentioned before, one of my favorite parts of my job is creating with custom orders. I love working with customers to develop personal accessories and home décor products that exactly meet their needs and perfectly suit their individual … Continue reading

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