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destash

De-Stash: Attempt 3405

Okay, so maybe not my three thousand, four hundred and fifth time attempting to de-stash, but it sure does feel like it! I swear, a few times a year I really get fired up about it, then fall a little short of where I had hoped on the de-stashing success

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journal, round up, wips

Stash bust: Backsliding!

Oh no, no, no! Since my last stash bust post my little tile room full of crafting supplies has become the dumping ground for a million different piles of things from my studio, office, and around the house. We were having company and needed the living areas to look more

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journal

DIY Wedding: Save the Date Cards

I sent out Save the Date cards for our fall wedding on Friday and I think they turned out pretty well. My sister and I were inspired by old vintage train ticket, circus tickets, and and, I would be a jerk not to point you to the great items on etsy that influenced by own design strongly.

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journal

Destash Check in!

(this is now) (this is before) I’m happy to report that much progress has been made. First, I took the suggestion of many commenters and brought some organization to the pile. Whew, that’s better. Now I can actually get to the things I need to get to. I did toss

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thrift kitchen

Poached on Toast: Poaching Eggs the “don’t fuss” way.

I honestly have no idea why I decided to try poaching an egg. I also can’t remember where I learned how to do it. It’s totally different than how my mom showed me–which involved spooning boiling water and lots of fussing. Was it Julia Child? Maybe Martha Stewart?

In the last 2 years of living in Ames, I just gave it a shot. Now I have eggs and yogurt or eggs and oatmeal or eggs and greens or eggs and sausage (featured in today’s post) every morning.

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