FROM DEATH TO LIFE

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  I have been anxiously awaiting for this video to be posted. This is the VERY reason this blog was started. JESUS. What he did this past weekend over 2000 years ago, not only saved me from a destructive life but also healed me after the loss of a child. For those of you who [...]

EVEN IN THE LITTLE THINGS…

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This week has been eventful to say the least. There has been a lot going on around me, some good, some not so good but I do know God is GOOD! SO glad to know that. If you noticed, this week my blog was down. I made a big mistake by trying to update the [...]

LITTLE COTTAGE IN THE WOODS

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My week of oils series took a back burner today when my mom called to let me know that our little cabin in the woods needed to be checked on. A neighbor not too far from us had 3 trees fall on her house during the storms on Monday. EEP! I kind a sorta had [...]

PURGING- MY REALITY FOR THIS WEEK

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Long hours have been spent this week getting ready for a garage sale at my house. It’s time to let stuff go. I am notorious for keeping stuff in the name of “I might need it one day.” My basement clutter has got to go…like now. I am so stressed over it, especially because the [...]

Market Monday- Mini Farming- My idea folder

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I think I just about have my farm house built in my head. You have to dream right? I’m still so far out from having my house done to sell but my goodness, I sure have accumulated a lot of thoughts and ideas for where I want to go. I found this House on Pinterest… [...]

YEP…I’M TALKING ABOUT MY GUT

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Gosh…I just realized I have not been here since Monday! It’s been a crazy week in the Wright household. Good week, just busy week! Anyway, today I am over at Granola Convert talking again about Eczema and other medical conditions that relate to gut health. Here is a little snippet… “I am a FIRM believer [...]

JUST CALL ME SNEAKY {chocolate avocado ice cream}

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Today for Market Monday I wanted to share with you my new favorite toy. I have been saving for this bad boy for a little while. After watching the documentary, “Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead” I decided I needed a juicer. But not just any juicer, the mac daddy of them ALL, the Vitamix 6300. It [...]

STAGING MY DINING ROOM

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I had plans to turn my dining room into a home school room but since we are in more of a hurry to sell our house, staging my dining room seemed like a better idea.  I thought I would just use my collections to make it look pretty. I used all of the things I [...]

RESTORING BEAUTY {the story of a teacup}

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One thing that never ceases to amaze me is just how perfectly our Father can trade beauty for ashes. Tragic circumstances, pain, disappointment, heartache, loss, grief, financial circumstances, divorce and I could go on and on and on. I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately. Pain seems to be all around me. We all [...]

CONTAINER GARDENING { GETTING YOUR POTS READY}

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I can’t believe this black thumb is getting ready to try to tell you how to container garden. Well, I’m actually just going to tell you what I’m doing, and what I am learning. What happens from here? Well we will all just have to wait and find out. I hope it will be a [...]

FAVORITE FINDS OF THE WEEK { my estate sale goodies}

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Today was fun! I have not been to an estate sale in a long time. I think I’m in farmhouse mode because everything I went for today had that feel and I don’t want to get rid of anything I bought! I came away with a crusty old vintage scale, some vintage flash cards and [...]

LAYERING MILK PAINT { DIY TRAY}

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Yesterday during my milk paint demo at Vintage Interiors, we created a DIY tray out of a cabinet door. Once upon a time, a long, long time ago, I created a DIY tray out of a cabinet door. You can see that post here. I still had one left over. They were cabinet doors that [...]

MARKET MONDAY { ETHAN ALLEN CABINET AND CLASSES!}

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I had a lot of fun this afternoon with the staff at Vintage Interiors. We are gearing up for a whole lot of fun. We did a Milk Paint Demo and scheduled our first classes. I am so excited to be teaching painting classes starting in March. The first two will be Milk Paint 101. [...]

THRIFT STORE SCORE

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Y’all know I love a good thrift store score. I found a box thingy… I know thingy isn’t a real word, I just really don’t know what kind of box it is. I do know it has a really cool patina, and 4 awesome little dividers. I got it for a buck! At the same [...]

I MUSTACHE YOU…….

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Somewhere over the past year, my kids have joined the mustache craze. I’m not really sure where this came from, but I think it’s just plain weird. Kids have them on T shirts, cell phone cases, and other accessories. I’ve even seen the occasional teenage male growing a stash. Ew. Seriously, what’s the deal? Did [...]

MARKET MONDAY { we are rooted}

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I have a new friend. I love it when God just out of the blue, plops people right down in the middle of your life, that you know, without a doubt, he placed there for a special purpose. Her name is Natalie and she has a blog called We are Rooted. Natalie is the one [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]