The Chin Hair

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Do you remember that book Dear God, It's Me Margaret? Written by the incomparable Judy Blume, it was revolutionary at the time as it addressed all of the angst that comes with being an adolescent girl. From training bras to feeling like you were the last one to get the big 'P' to dealing with boys who went from being just pesky to being pesky and … [Read more...]

“Hello Fall” Free Fall Printable …

Hello Fall Printable

How many of you are getting super-duper excited about fall? I know I am. I love all things pumpkin, boots, hot apple cider, trips to the local wineries, apple picking, pumpkin patches -- and soooo much more!! I thought we might celebrated the upcoming fall festivities with a printable. You know, a way to formally welcome the season. What do you … [Read more...]

Autumn Abounds Link Party and Giveaway!

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So, did you get a chance to see all of the amazing autumn decor ideas, projects and recipes that was shared yesterday for our annual Autumn Abounds Party?! So much talent! I hope you got a chance to check out my Skinny Buffalo Chicken Dip. A perfect fall game day recipe! … [Read more...]

100 Fabulous Fall Projects

100 fall project ideas

So, let's get real here for a minute. Does the title "100 Fabulous Fall Projects" bring out your inner eager beaver and motivate you to dig out that fall decor and head to the craft store for supplies for all of those ideas running around in your head? Or does it just make you want to curl up in a ball somewhere rocking back and forth while … [Read more...]

Signature Style Series Giveaway!

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  So, how much fun was it to see all of those amazing bloggers SIGNATURE STYLES this week!! I loved visiting everyone of them and seeing how they incorporate their own signature style in their lives! Be sure to check out our hostesses, Carrie from Making Lemonade's, Signature Style Gallery to see all of these amazing signature … [Read more...]

Our Readers Strut Their Stuff

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We hope you know that we sure do like you. Like, a lot. Being a blogger has some really awesome perks. Frankly, we get 'stroked' a lot. We share our hearts and our homes with you and you leave us lovely comments (except for the crazy spammers whose comments look like they were written by someone with multiple personalities!). We get to try out … [Read more...]

Be Joyful Free Printable

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Joy. Do you have it? Some days it's a lot harder than others to be joyful. Wouldn't you agree? Some days we wake up feeling like grizzly bears {hee-hee}. And on those days, it's hard to reach down deep and find the joy that is there. The joy that will allow you to see the sun rays through the clouds, the joy that will allow you to smile at the … [Read more...]

Repurposed Carriage Light

Good morning, At the Picket Fence friends! Redheaded Julie here with my "Repurposed Carriage Light". Last Summer, my Dad and I took down these rather nautical looking carriage lights from our front porch. They still worked fine, but they looked really old and dirty. I was going to clean them and put them back up, but I opted for new ones … [Read more...]

DIY Fall Wreaths you can start right now…

Six Fall DIY Wreaths

  We know….we know….it's still warm, and it's August and you want to squeeze every last drop out of summer you can. BUT….we also know (because Hobby Lobby and Michael's told us so) that FALL is just around the corner, and if you're like us and need plenty of time to transition we thought it would fun to share…. Six DIY Fall Wreaths you … [Read more...]

Back to School Party Ideas

Back to school party ideas from atthepicketfence.com

We've taken a vote on something. And since there are only two of us and we both voted 'yes' that means that it's unanimous and our voices MUST be heard. What did we vote on, you ask? Well, we have decided that each state should get to determine when their summer break will take place. For example, in Oregon summer break should be July, … [Read more...]