Sometimes there are years when we just wanna buy ready-made stuff.
Sometimes making something from scratch just sounds so exhausting. Sometimes we don’t even want to think about it let alone create it.
Sometimes all we want to do is to buy the box of Valentine’s Day cards and have our kids sign their names on them without having to get all extra fancy schmancy Pinterest-y and making personalized, individualized, customized, one-of-a-kind gifts for each kid in their class knowing all along that once they get home they are chucking that homemade gift because it didn’t contain what they really wanted…candy.
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Hello, At the Picket Fence friends…it's me, Julie from Redhead Can Decorate. I'm back at the fence, and I'm ready to start 2015 with a little something you may have never thought of trying... I painted a pillow… Last month, while browsing through our Good Will store here in Michigan, my … [Read More...]
Happy, happy Saturday! We are so excited to show you another amazing home today in our ongoing Parade of Homes Series! This week we are welcoming the incredibly talented Shannon from AKA Designs who also happens to be one of our newest sponsors here At the Picket Fence. We know you will love her … [Read More...]
Before I say anything else I would like to just mention two things... First of all, this is the totally awesome project I had all planned to show you on Wednesday before things went horribly awry. Of course, as it turned out, the day ended up being pretty awesome anyway but you'll have to go back … [Read More...]
Oh friends I was so close to being awesome yesterday!! And this was going to be a totally awesome blog post showing you an even more awesome Valentine's Day gift idea! I had one of those 'stroke of genius' moments and I was so excited to finally be feeling creative again and had it all planned … [Read More...]
Filed Under: Good Thoughts
Hi there, friends! It's me again, Kelly from Live Laugh Rowe. I'm back today with a super sweet Valentine's Day printable. Whose got a little love on your mind? I do. I kinda love (no pun intended) Valentine's Day -- all the hearts, candy and fun ways to spread a little extra TLC. Don't you … [Read More...]
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Valentines Day is a day of sweet memories for me. Of waking up as a child to a pink & red wrapped gift on my bed and special treats at the table. Memories of care packages filled with home baked goodies to share with friends in my dorm room. And post-college memories of sidesplitting … [Read More...]
I gave myself a super duper fantabulous early Christmas gift this year. The interesting about this particular gift though, is that I didn't even actually get to enjoy it until after Christmas. Because, this year I gave myself the gift of easing into the new year. Actually, what I gave … [Read More...]
Do you remember 'The Gong Show'? It was kind of the 'American Idol' of the late '70's, early '80's with one major difference. Just imagine Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr. listening to each contestant and then instead of simply deciding whether or not they would earn a golden … [Read More...]
Filed Under: Devotionals
Have you ever known that something you purchased for your home was just totally WRONG but then never did anything about it for...oh....say about 6 years? And have you ever known that those somethings were not only totally WRONG they were also super uncomfortable and inconvenient for your … [Read More...]
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When I became a mom of two I entered into a season of what I found to be a new kind of crazy. I had gotten one child all potty-trained and sleeping through the night and drinking out of a cup without a lid and giving me a chance to take a shower and go to the bathroom by myself...most of the time. … [Read More...]
Filed Under: Devotionals