My New Green Dining Room Chairs

Painting My Dining Room Chairs |

My computer has been driving me nuts. We got some sort of virus that is proving to be difficult to remove. This is the third time I’m writing this post, as it keeps erasing itself. Gah. I’m so tired of dealing with this. I have been wanting to show you my new green dining room […]

Fridays Unfolded Link Party #161


happy beginning of summer and welcome to Fridays Unfolded! i am trying to get this post written in between coats of paint on my master bedroom   i am almost there   walls and ceiling are done and i’m using some ASCP in linen to put the first coats on a couple of furniture pieces […]

Fridays Unfolded Link Party #160


Welcome to this week’s Fridays Unfolded Link Party! is it sunny today in your neck of the woods?   because it feels like it has bee raining all month here at home   i’ve spent several afternoons  sitting on our front porch watching the storms roll through my calendar tells me summer has arrived but […]

Fridays Unfolded Link Party #159

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Welcome to the party my friends! i’m so glad you’re here and i’m here  and half my thyroid is here   seriously thanks so much for your kind words of encouragement and your prayers   my surgery went very well though my body appears to really not enjoy morphine   yesterday was my one week […]

I Really Need A Master Bedroom Makeover

Master Bedroom Design Board |

Am I the only one who takes forever to complete a decorating slash renovation project? Sometimes I feel like it. I see all these Befores and Afters online and read that they were completed in a weekend. Ugh. I’ve been working on my bedroom makeover for like, 8 years. I now have the bedding (Ebay), […]

Party Interrupted

  I’m sorry to say that this week’s party is postponed due to my thyroid surgery yesterday. I am home now and recovering with the help of some pretty nice pain pills. But I think that posting anything beyond this is a bit beyond me for a few days. Thanks for your prayers and for […]

Cold Brew Iced Coffee and Simple Syrup

Iced Coffee |

once upon a time i was decidedly not a fan of cold coffee   but though it took me a while i eventually learned to love coffee in its many incarnations   frappes macchiatos and the simple and delicious   Iced Coffee   but being the cheapskate that you know and love or at least…know […]

Kitchen Inspiration

Kitchen Inspiration |

On the ever-lengthy list of household projects at the Duff House, is a kitchen renovation. Chad and I periodically discuss budgets, plans, and timelines for when we think we can afford to make changes.  When we bought the house, the kitchen was a hot mess of red, Formica counter tops, aging dark wood cabinets, faded […]

Fridays Unfolded Link Party #157


Welcome to the 157th Fridays Unfolded! as always i’m so glad you’re here and partying with us   this weekend is special as we celebrate Memorial Day on Monday   along with all those BBQs and picnics and parades i’m sure you’ll want to join me in remembering the real reason for the holiday   […]