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Throwing a Sweet Sixteen Masquerade Ball (or any party) on a budget

  I wanted to write a post about how I put together a party for my daughter Hannah Faith for under 2,000. Frugal is my middle name. I wanted a large portion of the money to go towards the 2 things I knew I could not take on myself... the cake and the DJ... All… Continue reading Throwing a Sweet Sixteen Masquerade Ball (or any party) on a budget

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Local tanning salon “Wake N Bake” utilizes clever ideas to design its interior space~

Krysti Joy Fasching, owner and operator of Wake N Bake Coffee & Tan, is a cool hip chick who I met through a long time friend from high school. She has a fun personality and is very friendly and outgoing...someone you feel comfortable with from the moment you meet her. My friend Audra and I… Continue reading Local tanning salon “Wake N Bake” utilizes clever ideas to design its interior space~

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Clever uses for recycling wine bottles

It has been a very long time that I have written. I am in desperate need of some writing therapy right now and so I figured this gives me a chance to get started again. I was in my kitchen cooking and I have a wine bottle light that I had bought some time ago… Continue reading Clever uses for recycling wine bottles

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We have guests!

Welcome and a round of applause for my friends & fellow upcyclers, Helene and her wonderful husband Bob! Helene and Bob are also Realtors® in my office at Keller Williams® Realty in Allentown, PA. They are a super real estate team and have been in the business many years. I have much to learn from… Continue reading We have guests!

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Decorate for Less

I admit it. I am a Houzz.com addict. I can't get enough of it. When I saw this post on their website, I had to reblog it. Decorating on a budget really goes hand-in-hand with my design ideas and my love for repurposing and upcycling items. You do not need a ton of money to… Continue reading Decorate for Less

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Belts aren’t just for keeping your pants up, no sir!

Belts aren't just for keeping your pants up, no sir! 🙂 While on vacation in the Wildwoods, I had to make my usual trip to Cape May to see my favorite architectural style of Victorian homes. We stopped in to see the bunker, the USS Atlantus which is the concrete ship that sank just off… Continue reading Belts aren’t just for keeping your pants up, no sir!