Tag Archives: saving money

More Chefs, More Wal Mart Beauty, More Bargains

Before I get into today’s table, I want to thank Kathryn at The Dedicated House for choosing my Makeup Madness table as one of her weekly features. Check out her great blog if you have never done so; it is … Continue reading

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A Simple Fall Tea, Recovery Update, and Counting My Blessings

I have a few things on my mind today, but first the table. I recently acquired a vintage snack set that had been my grandmother’s (more on that later). I decided to do a simple tablescape for tea or coffee … Continue reading

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Tapestry Tabletop plus more Deep Thoughts

  Thanks for the great response to my last post of deep thoughts. So many of you understood how I felt about the hoarded house, and it is nice to know that I am not the only one to affected … Continue reading

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A Lovely Sound, Recovery Update, and More Pink

I have written about this topic in the past, but it surely bears repeating. When I retired in 2011 from a 30-year teaching career, I certainly knew that I would like being retired. However, I never dreamed that I would … Continue reading

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Summer Tables and Recovery Update

I received a lovely mixed bouquet from my coworkers after my surgery, and my idea was to create a table around it. Of course, I really didn’t feel much like tablescaping for a few days so by the time I … Continue reading

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Black and White and Bargains

Last weekend David and I decided to go to an estate sale in a nearby town. Lately it seems like most of the estate sales that we frequent are priced way too high. As a matter of fact, most of … Continue reading

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Bargain Hunting and Chicken Cutting

Our Memorial Day weekend got off to a rough start because our son called to say that it was best that we not visit that weekend. He was leading 2 retreats, conducting job interviews, and working on the camp in … Continue reading

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Birthdays and Bargains and Bowls, Oh My!

Before I begin this post, I want to thank Lavender Garden Cottage for featuring my Christmas mantel. If you’ve not seen this great blog, please be sure to check it out! She has lots of inspiration week after week! I realized … Continue reading

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I’m Back with Blue

Or, How Many Times Can a Person Say Stomach Virus in One Post? I guess the last few days have been the longest that my blog has been silent in a while, other than when I am out of town. … Continue reading

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Taco Soup at Last

If you have followed my other fall tables, you know that I live in hot, humid Mississippi and have been anxiously awaiting cool weather so that I can have taco soup. We love taco soup and have it almost every week … Continue reading

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