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Boost Your Roost Contest Winner

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Hey there everyone!  I’m excited to announce that after all the votes are in, the winner of the Boost Your Roost Contest sponsored by House Logic has been chosen as the worthy Smith family.   House Logic has awarded the family a $20,000 renovation which will include building them an accessible backyard the family can enjoy together.  

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Throughout the next five weeks a portion of the backyard renovation will be revealed and readers who watch the video documenting the makeover will have the chance to enter to win $1,000.  To enter, readers watch videos and answer quizzes, and after all of the videos have been revealed, a winner will be announced.  All the details can be found over at House Logic.

Hop on over to House Logic to meet this sweet family and see the beginnings of the remodel, and enter yourself for a chance to win $1,000!


*This post is sponsored by HouseLogic, a website for homeowners from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. HouseLogic offers solutions to help you enjoy, improve and maintain your home while connecting with others who also value homeownership.


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Boost Your Roost Finalists – Time to Vote!

Monday, July 30th, 2012

Good morning everyone, hope you had a nice relaxing weekend!  Today is the day the Boost Your Roost finalists have been announced and now is the time to vote!  It was an extremely difficult selection process and all of the bloggers involved had to choose just one.  I settled on the Williams family and I’m hoping they win a kitchen remodel!

Dawn and Alex Williams of Florida live in a 2 bedroom 2 bath 1,100 square foot bungalow.  Dawn is a special education teacher and with their busy schedule they’ve run out the energy and funds to deal with their crumbling kitchen in dire need of remodel.

Their home has no insulation, and their entire kitchen runs on one electrical circuit (crazy I know!) which means they must plan which appliance to use at which time to avoid tripping the breaker.

The particle board cupboards are falling apart and they have no pantry to store any food for their growing family.  Dawn doesn’t feel comfortable inviting friends or family over because of their poorly functioning kitchen.


 Can’t you see a complete kitchen remodel here?  New floors, cabinets, countertops, appliances - $20,000 would completely transform this space.  The Williams family needs your vote!

Head on over to the Boost Your Roost contest to read more of Dawn’s story (plus all six finalists’ stories).  Vote once a day until August 13th!



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Lavender Drawer Sachets + Souvenir Mag!

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

Happy Wednesday all, thanks to all of you who linked up to the Pinterest Challenge yesterday, so many amazing projects to browse!  I’m excited to announce that the Summer Issue of Souvenir Magazine is now available.  Congratulations to Heather Bullard for compiling this beautiful and inspiring 122 page issue!   

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A free sneak peak into the issue is now available.

Souvenir Magazine is completely ad free, you can purchase the magazine online for either digital review or in print.  It includes visits to inspiring shops, country markets and fairs, farm tours, a beautiful coastal inspired bathroom makeover, recipes and features on seasonal berries and local honey, a bicycle picnic, and two gorgeous home tours, one cottage and another European inspired, all with incredible photography!

I was so excited to be a Contributor to this issue!  Inside there are several of my craft ideas using French lavender. 


Including how to make these fragrant lavender drawer sachets, wonderful as gifts for friends or for yourself! 

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Get the full step-by-step when you buy your Summer Issue of Souvenir – I know you’ll love the entire issue!


A final reminder – the “Boost Your Roost” Contest is still ongoing, you have until July 16th to submit your entry! 



All the details on how to enter are here  – it’s very easy to enter and we’re talking about $20,000 in home renovation, it’s definitely worth a few minutes of your time.


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