Happy Birthday To My Little Man

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Today is my son’s birthday. Elijah would be three today and we are not only celebrating his birthday but celebrating his reunion with the one who cerated him. God has been so good to my family over the past three years. He has poured out his grace and his mercy on us in an unfathomable [...]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie Recipe {it might be from heaven}

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Every once in a while, well to be honest more than every once in a while I get a major craving for chocolate. Not just chocolate but chocolate and peanut butter. There is a great little chain restaurant around here where we used to get shakes and burgers. I won’t name names, but the calorie [...]

FOR EVERYTHING THERE IS A SEASON

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Today was eventful. I had a meeting with two good friends and a Homeschool Cover, so it is official. My kids will be with me 24/7 starting in the fall. I am so excited and nervous all at the same time. Excited about the adventure the Lord is taking us on and nervous that I [...]

MARKET MONDAY { Our Eczema Story}

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Back in October I found myself in a desperate situation with Anna Kate’s eczema. I had gotten lax about checking it because she usually will let me know when she needs help with it. One day I caught her scratching and said, “hey, let me see what you are scratching.” Y’all, I about had a [...]

PECAN DINING TABLE AND BUFFET

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I’m running a little bit behind on Market Monday. We had no internet for two days. I have some cool stuff to share and I want to introduce to you my friend’s new blog, but I was cross eyed last night and it is going to take some time to get it together. So, that [...]

100% WHOLE WHEAT PANCAKES { OUR WEEKEND TREAT}

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My kids LOVE pancakes. I swear they think I love them more when I tell them we are having them for breakfast, even more so if I break out the breakfast for dinner idea. They have even come to love whole wheat pancakes because I have taken all of the white flour out of my [...]

PECAN DINING TABLE

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I’ve spent several days over at my friend Stacey’s house helping her over haul her dining room before our church starts spring small groups. She is wonder woman, hosting 3 at a time. Stacey’s dining room was crowded and her furniture was speckled 1970′s pecan. The varnish was worn in several places too. The last [...]

MARKET MONDAY

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Well, I told you my 2013 felt different. I feel stirred. I feel the Holy Spirit leading me in a somewhat altered direction. I moved out of Homewood Antiques over the weekend and back to Vintage Interiors with my mom. I am only going to be selling Miss Mustard Seed’s paint and maybe a “feature” [...]

ALABAMA SNOW

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Yay! We got snow!! We don’t see much of this around here, so needless to say, my kids were ecstatic to come home from school and play in it. By the time we got home, my azaleas were covered, and there were several inches of  good packing snow on the ground that is super fun [...]

RESTORE INTERIORS MARKETPLACE

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  I have literally been working on a shopping cart plug-in all day. I am not a programmer or even very proficient in HTML but there are a whole lot of great tutorials out there. I have also found a friend and programmer online that has helped me a little bit along the way. If [...]

ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST

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Another one bites the dust. I’ve been sitting, snuggling, sitting, snuggling……… all good things unless your baby girls feels like this. If she wasn’t in my lap, she’s been here most of the day. It took AK about 48 hours to get over this, so hopefully with lots of Vitamin C, essential oils and good [...]

THIS IS HOW WE EAT

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Thanks for letting me rant yesterday. Today I feel so much better. Things could be so much worse. Instead of complaining I should be thankful. Thank you for all of your encouragement! I still don’t have the MRI results back. I may not get them until Monday, but that is okay! I feel like if [...]

IF I DIDN’T KNOW…..

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If I didn’t know that my God ordered each of my steps, if I didn’t know that all things work together for the good of those who love Him and are called according to His purpose, If I didn’t know that He had a plan and a purpose for my life…..this week would have totally [...]

THICK CHALK PAINT? { NO PROBLEM}

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I got ready to do some painting this morning and realized the lid on my pure white chalk paint had not been on good for months. Air got to it and it was thicker than molasses, even a little clumpy. Not only was it thick but there was rust and flakes of dried paint all [...]

Back to the Grindstone

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Phew!!! I feel like I have been on vacation for weeks! Oh wait…..I have!! I have to say I wasn’t ready to see my big baby go back to school today and I am certain she wasn’t ready either. I have so enjoyed my them over the past 4 weeks. With that being said I [...]

PARSNIP FRENCH FRIES { I TRIED SOMETHING NEW!}

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I have been trying to soak up every last second of the past few days with my kiddos. I am one of those weirdos who is not ready for their kids to go back to school. I like my babies being home! I have not done any work at all. I have a desk that [...]

A LOOK AHEAD INTO 2013

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I’ve been doing a whole lot of thinking, and praying about 2013. It looks different, it feels different. Our family is being stirred by the Holy Spirit, and pushed out of our comfort zone for what is ahead. Only God knows what that is, but I am sure it is marvelous. I didn’t lay out [...]

RESTORED ORDER

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Like the majority of all of us, the new year represents a fresh start and prompts us to re focus on new goals and priority adjustments. We just had our family meeting to come up with the Wright family “rallying cry” for the first quarter. I’m sure it comes as no surprise when I tell [...]

CHRISTMAS IN REVIEW

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Well HELLO!!! Long time no talk, huh? After getting back from Disney we had a bout with the flu. Over the past 7 days I have had a 5-year-old glued to my side, lap, hip, bed, or just about anywhere I went. She is still not well! This afternoon, day 8, she has a 101 [...]

B- METRO MAGAZINE {Home for the Holiday}

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Well, we are finally home from our magic bubble, that is Disney, and back into the real world! That place really is magic when you are there. Nothing else really mattered for the whole week except for loving on our kiddos and each other. I think we were all bummed to have to come home! [...]

CHRISTMAS MAGIC

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Good evening my sweet friends from the most magical place on earth, Walt Disney World.   Abbie is celebrating her birthday here and we are getting our Christmas on at the Animal Kingdom Lodge. For some reason, I thought I would be able to blog here at night. Umm….. Not a chance. We have been [...]

WRAPPING PAPER – IT’S A TWO-FER:)

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One of my favorite things to buy at Christmas is Hobby Lobby’s wrapping paper. Most of the time it’s 50% off and you get 100 square feet of thick, nice paper for 4 bucks. The best part about it is that it can be used all year around! You get a two-fer! Just because it [...]

MY FAMILY ROOM NEEDS YOUR HELP

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Happy, Happy Monday everyone! I am anxiously awaiting my issue of B-Metro Magazine today. I just saw the article for the feature of my friend Rachel’s home. I had the privilege of helping Rachel and my friend Paula Coldiron style her home for Christmas for the shoot. They were able to use a lot of [...]

ETHAN ALLEN CABINET AND A PEANUT BUTTER JAR

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I just finished up this sweet little vintage Ethan Allen Cabinet in Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint, kitchen scale. I took it into the store today and did some re arranging. The top on this piece was that really dated maple varnish and had many scratches on it. I stripped it down to its’ beautiful [...]

FAUX METAL TOP TABLE

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My sweet friend Kennesha over at Restoration House Interiors, used my video tutorial on how to achieve a faux zinc table top. I am so glad someone else tried it out, I have been dying to know if the instructions were clear. I think every table will be different, but you still will achieve the [...]