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Link Party Reminder + A Friend in Need

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

Hey everyone, happy weekend to you all!  Just popping in to remind you I’m hosting another Fair Weather Link Party on Tuesday, this time it’s all about good books!  I’ll be writing about one of my most favorites, so if you’ve read a book that’s motivating, inspiring, comical, educational, or just plain fun, link up on Tuesday at 8 a.m PST!

Also, a good friend of mine is experiencing some difficult financial times since she tragically lost her husband earlier this year.  Colleen of Mural Maker is in need of some help and encouragement.  Read the details over at Pretty Handy Girl and donate what you can.

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The Latest

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!

favorite apps centsational style

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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!

favorite souvenir may 29

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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.

my colortopia

 

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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!  

click your ad here

 

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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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Winners & Water Spots

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

Hello hello hello, I’ve got some winners of the two latest giveaways to announce.

Modern Bird Studios Winner

#562  Carrie of SewVeryCarrie  

True Value Hardware Winners:

#28 Katie at ConsumerKatiesComments

"I just bought my first house!!! I have several projects planned: including painting, trim, molding, hardware, etc. Right now I can only afford a few small things. I’m going to be moving from my apartment and I can’t wait to actually be able to put paint on the walls!"

#101 Shannon who wrote:

"We are working on our bathroom right now and could definitely use the money for refinishing our cabinets, new sinks, hardware and tile! Thanks so much!"

 swirl snip

And on a totally random and unrelated topic, I have a little tip to share!  Ever make the mistake I made last week by leaving a water ring or spot on a piece of lovely *antique* or wood furniture?  Here’s a trick I use to make the water stain boo boo go bye bye. 

The Mayo Trick:

1) Don’t panic 2) Apply a coat of mayonnaise to the stain, leave for at least four hours, preferably overnight. 3) Wipe away the next day, there should be no trace of the stain.

mayo trick

Keep it in your bag of tricks and impress your friends at parties.  *Wink*

 

 

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