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Maxi Dress Refashion

I’m counting down to a BIG vacation. The biggest my husband and I have ever taken without kids. We’re celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary this month, and we decided a long time ago that it deserved a party with style. We’re leaving Oregon the day after Father’s Day headed first to sunny Florida. After spending…

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Talented Tuesday Link Party #82

It’s been crazy hot here the last few days, so I loved seeing all of the summer links at our last party! What have you been up to this week? Strawberry Cheesecake Bites Staci from Crafty Staci             How to Plant an Herb Garden Kristina from My Own Home Blog…

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Friday Favorites–Graduation

Graduation season is starting to get weird. I’m seeing what I used to think of as the very little kids in my life gathering their diplomas and moving on to adulthood. In this blink-and-you’ll-miss-it world we live in now, I guess the lesson is to enjoy the moments while we can.  Wait…did I just graduate…

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Strawberry Cheesecake Bites

When our brief-but-glorious strawberry season hits, I try to make the most of it.  As luck would have it, we were recently asked to bring a dessert to a barbeque, and I was on my first crate of berries.  After a drool-filled Pinterest session, I came away with a winning recipe for Cheesecake Sugar Cookie…

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Talented Tuesday Link Party #81

I hope everyone had a good Memorial Day weekend!  We spent lots of time with friends and family, including attending our nephew’s wedding.  We also got a video tour of our son’s new apartment in Italy.  It’s an amazing place, and we can’t wait to visit in person next year! Let’s see all the fun…

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Friday Favorites–Memorial Day Weekend Munchies

Are you ready for the long weekend?  We have a lot planned, with friends and family joining us at home on a couple of the days and my nephew’s wedding to attend.  I’m hoping for some cooperative weather, and so far that’s looking promising.  Yesterday was all about menu planning and shopping, so I think…

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Frozen Lime Cream Pie Cocktail

Last month, for a minute, it looked like we might get summer early.  Temps were in the 90s and we all pulled out our shorts and sandals.  But then…it was over.  We should have known better, because it happens almost every year. On one of those nice days before the sun disappeared I was making…