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    Bats At The Castle

    There are bats at the Castle! I have been busy pulling out the fall and Halloween decor. Maybe it’s the cooler temperatures that have me in a fall mood. I know it’s really early to be thinking of Halloween, but…

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    A Broken Arm Means New Stuff

    For me, a broken arm means new stuff here at the Castle. Well, technically it’s a broken wrist. Maybe. Unfortunately, I fell down a week or so ago. I put my hand out to catch my fall, which is not…

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    New Clock at the Castle

    When we first moved into the castle 12 years ago, one of the first things that I added were new clocks. I added them everywhere. In bathrooms, in bedrooms, in the game room and in the office. Totally obsessed! We…

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    Why Am I In A Handbasket?

    It has been so hot here in Texas. It’s hard to get in the mood to do projects when you just don’t want to leave the air conditioning. I recently did a little shopping at Gracie Lane in Arlington,TX. I…

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    Beep’s Baby Shower

    After all of our planning, work and fun the day for Beep’s baby shower finally arrived! We had so much fun that I thought that I would give you a little peek!

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    Beep’s Baby Shower

    It’s been raining here for most of the week, so I thought it would be a great time to finish up Beep’s baby shower invitations. My sisters and I are hosting a shower for our Niece, Laura. When it came…

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    New Rug In The Dining Room

    I’ve got a new rug in the dining room! My sweet sons bought it for my Mother’s Day present. I was completely surprised and very excited. I had been drooling over this rug for awhile now, but kept going back…

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    Making Clothes for Beep

    It’s a rainy day here at the castle, so I’ve been inside making clothes for Beep! Who’s Beep? My niece, Laura, is expecting Miss Adriana Paisley, or as we call her “Beep”, in August . Beep is the first great…

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    Easter in the Kitchen

    I have been so busy painting that Easter in the kitchen is going to be low key this year. At least the decor part anyway! I shared my white painted hutch, chalkboard and partially finished small cabinet with you last…

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    Harry Potter Sweet 16 Party

    If you are a Harry Potter fan I’ve got a story for you! Our niece was recently the star of her very own Harry Potter Sweet 16 party. Our niece is a huge Harry Potter fan. Her mom has been…

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    The Best Dad Ever

    I honestly thought that I would skip posting today. Today we celebrate the life of our sweet daddy. It’s gonna be a tough day. I’m sure we will laugh, cry, share memories, and most importantly celebrate a kind, loving, devout,…

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    Ten on the 10th- It’s Not Just for Men!

    Woo Hoo! It’s Ten on the 10th! Where 10 fun and friendly bloggers share ideas for under !10! I swear I get so excited every time the 10th comes around. Don’t you love  seeing what all these talented ladies come up…

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    I’m running late!

    I’m running late! I just got back from an unplanned/planned trip to Oklahoma. I’ve only been home two days and I’ve been trying to tackle laundry and dust that has grown on top of dust. Add in a few doctors…

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    Hearts and Flowers

    I have to admit that I had a hard time getting motivated to decorating my Valentine’s Day table with red hearts and flowers! Getting my head wrapped around decorating with red so soon after Christmas, just didn’t sound fun to…

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    It’s Been One of Those Weeks

    It’s been one of those weeks! I’ve started a lot of projects, but I haven’t completed one yet. I have been like a hamster on a wheel. There is a lot going on, but not a lot is getting done.…

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    Ten on the 10th!

    It’s time for Ten on the 10th!  I am so excited to be a part of this fun event!  10 bloggers. Each sharing ideas for under $10. Every month on the tenth.  I can’t wait to see everyone else’s ideas.…

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    New Years Organization

    New Year’s organization is fast becoming a huge priority for me.  Most days I can’t even remember what I ate for breakfast let alone what I am doing that day. Part of getting myself ready for the new year is…

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    Merry Christmas

    Wishing You A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Thanks for stoping by and reading this year. I’ll be taking a break this next week to spend time with family and recharge. See you next year! May you and…

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    Dallas Arboretum 12 Days of Christmas

    If you haven’t been to the Dallas Arboretum 12 days of Christmas, you need to go! It’s almost over this year, although there are a few days left. It’s definitely worth the trip. We recently bundled up the family and…

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    What’s Under Your Christmas Tree?

    What’s under your Christmas tree? Beautifully wrapped boxes, or a ton of blinged out bags? Are your presents beautifully wrapped in all matching paper and bows? Or do you like a more eclectic mix and match look?  Here at the…

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    Pumpkins and Christmas Ribbon

    It’s been nothing but pumpkins and Christmas ribbon here for the past week! Sadly, I had knee surgery done a week an a half ago. As you can imagine, not much is getting done . I’ve got such a mixture…

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    Changes In The Bathroom

    I’ve made a few changes in the bathroom. The changes are so small that I’m almost embarrassed to show them to you! They certainly weren’t planned,that’s for sure. A couple of days ago, I was painting my guest room for…