Monthly Archives May 2011

Outdoor Party Must Haves…

Planning a Memorial Day party or 4th of July Party?  Check out some of my must haves for outdoor entertaining…

{via Pottery Barn}

{via Pottery Barn}

{fun canisters for your favorite drink via crate and barrel}

{4th of July tag from Anders Ruff via Hostess with the Mostess Blog}

{Joe’s Real BBQ Sauce for all your grillin’ fixings}

{Weber Copper Summit Grill}
This is our grill and we LOVE…

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Outdoor Living Blog Love

With the weather getting better and summer fast approaching…(EEK!! I can’t believe my crazy man only has 3 more weeks of being a 4th grader) I thought I would share some outdoor living finds.
I’m so excited about this summer because this is our first real summer in our house.  Last year we moved in right before school started and I have to say – last summer was kinda a drag because our old house was on the…

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{Life Lessons} Part 2: live, love, do

Our dear friend Jerry was going to be 75 on the 4th of July.  What an amazing day for a birthday…just imagine the celebrating he did each year.  If you knew him, you would say…It’s so fitting he was born on this day.
He LOVED life
He LOVED what he did for a living {he would never say it was a job}
He LOVED to travel
He LOVED his family
HE LOVED to play and have fun

He didn’t get…

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{Life Lessons} How Many Faces Do You Have?

A very dear friend of the family passed away recently and today was the celebration of his life.
At his celebration, I was {re-introduced} to a couple of very important concepts.  It’s something that you know – but I think getting caught up in life…one forgets.

LESSON ONE: He had just ONE face

Did you know that the majority of people out there in the world have many different…

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New Blog Love – the weekly round-up

I’m discovering even more blogs out there in the blogworld – thanks to Pinterest.  I’ve always had my Blogs to Read folder…but now the list is growing and growing.
Here are a few of the new ones I happened upon:
How About Orange – why you ask…it started with this little number and grew from there…oh and it so fits my orange obsession right now. 🙂

Enjoy Events Co. – because of their whimsy style and this…

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What is your “Pin-spiration?”

I have found so many inspiring things that I have put on Pinterest…

creative packaging
camping party inspirations
my orange obsession
barn doors (yes…I secretly love them and want them for my house)
amazing kitchens
you name it – I’ve probably made a pinboard for it.
So today – I wanted to share my inspire board.  These are words that make me ponder and SMILE!

via theloveshop


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My Orange Obsession {pinterest}

I discovered Pinterest a few weeks ago and sent off a little request for an invitation.  Well, last week I received my invite and my love of pinning began!
So those who know me know I’m interested in so many things…my current obsession is with the color orange!  I have no reason why, but it’s just a color that makes me happy.

My Orange Obsession Pinterest

Wanna follow my pinterest adventure?  Feel free to here. 🙂

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