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Friday, May 25th, 2012

Well today is the day – school is officially out for summer and it’s filled with teacher goodbyes and a last day of school picnic.  Now begins twelve weeks of kids at home, which is always a transition but I seem to manage by spending less time in front of the computer and more time outdoors.  I’m looking forward to all the fair weather and summer fun!  I’ve got a few DIY projects in the works too, can’t wait to finish them up and show you!

Did you catch the May issue of Better Homes & Gardens?  It highlighted the topic of innovation, so today I’m sharing my favorite apps for smartphone and iPad over at Centsational Style.  Share yours too!

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Next Tuesday is another Fair Weather Link Party and the ‘out of the box’ themes continue with ‘Favorite Souvenirs’.  Got a special token you’ve picked up in your travels?   I’ll show you mine if you show me yours!  Tell us your story on Tuesday May 29th!

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My latest article at My Colortopia is live, it’s all about choosing the right neutral, be sure to check it out.

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Now that it’s summer, it’s time for a summer ad special!  There are only four more 125 px squares and they are available at a discount for a short time only, save 15% with the code CGSUMMER  -just click “Your Ad Here” to hop on board!  

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The two winners of the $100 gift certificates in the Decor Steals giveaway are #54 Lindsay(at)OfffortheSeason and #339 Sydnie Cunningham.  Winners check your inbox, I sent you an email! 

A great giveaway is coming up later today, so stay tuned.

What are your big plans for the weekend?  Headed anywhere fun?

 

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Monday, March 7th, 2011

Greetings all, happy Monday, I’m just putting the finishing touches on the boy’s room, then I need to snap some photos.  I can’t wait to show it to you!  It’s all finished just in time for his 5th Birthday (which is today, hooray)!  

Meanwhile, I thought it would be so fun to have a series of link parties throughout the spring and summer with topics for discussion.  These will be specific subjects, and I hope you’ll join me in a party or two.  I’m calling each of them a ‘Fair Weather Forum’ because they are all related to topics specific to these seasons.  Consider this your invitation to link up your best tips or latest project on the topic of the day.fair weather label

These ten link parties will take place on Mondays twice a month.

Here is the schedule of topics:

March 28th:  Spring Decorating & Cleaning

April 11th:  Easter Ideas

April 25th:  All Things Paint!

May 16th:   Outdoor Décor & Entertaining

May 30th:   Garage & Yard Sales

June 13th:   Summer Activities (Favorites & With Kids)

June 27th:  Fourth of July Ideas

July 11th:  Favorite Vacation Spots

July 25th:  Gardening

August 15th:  BBQs and Picnics

 

I’ll be writing up a post on the topic on the scheduled day of the forum, or featuring a new project.   I hope you’ll join in on the fun, and link up with your ideas, plus see what others have to say on the topic.  It should be a great sharing and learning experience.  

Mark your calendars, see you there!

xoxo,

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