Hello Friday!

Hi Friends … and Happy Friday.  I can’t say it’s been a crappy week because I’m finishing my vacation.  Work was [is] daunting + but my daughter and my friend tell me that they have no sympathy for me + so basically … “get your ass back to work”.  Last week was filled with interesting + joyous + and frustrating events.  I couldn’t finish my bathroom projects because the trim kit I ordered was the wrong size + and it couldn’t fit over the existing valve’s [bummer].  While I was extremely disappointed + this give me a chance to get what I really want vs. getting what I think will work.  In the long run it will look so much better + but I should have gone with my gut feeling in the very beginning of this process.

Although the weather hasn’t been great + it’s just been nice to have some “me” time and focus on resetting my home + and some self care.  I’ve been able to write + see family + do some decorating + and some DIYs + and just relax.  — Here is a quick recap. —


1 + 2 | Started on my dipped painted frames … they are both 5 x 7 and I’m filling them with fabric to complete a gallery wall. 3 | was taken after “B’s” B-Day lunch 4| Finishing up some fall decorating + 5| Jalapeno Popper Chicken Casserole for Sunday dinner was just fantastic.

Since I’m all about the DIY projects … here are a few to get you started this weekend. — Enjoy.


1. Modern Fall Wreath + Lily + Val
2. Modern BoHo Wreath + Love Create Celebrate
3. Pumpkin Spice Bath Salt + Crafts Unleashed
4. Plant Pumpkin Creature + House by Hoff
5. Modern Painted Pumpkins + The.Beauty.DoJo

Thanks so much for visiting my blog today … don’t forget to “like” + “comment” + “or follow” to stay up to date on my latest post. — Peace 

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Friday … Oh Happy Day!

Hello Friends! … and oh what a happy day. It’s Friday + it’s the end of the week + and although it’s hella hot it’s still a great day. Today I want to give blessings and birthday wishes to my favorite person. Happy Birthday Mighty B! I love you for all that you are + for keeping me centered and focused. You are such a beautiful young lady + don’t stop being you.


“I got the beat so all the kids dance with me…me…me…me
Pick em’ up turn around here comes Mighty B…B…B…B”

[yes this is an inside thang between me and my daughter + and if you watched this Nick Toon … you know exactly what it is … it’s just one more thing B and I enjoy together]

I’m also [finally] getting around to some DIY therapy + and since I have one more week of stay-cay … it’s happening. I’m also crushing on these fall wreaths. I made mine some time ago + and I would love to make more but I don’t have space to store them … so I have to keep things at a minimum. Here are a few of my Fall wreath crushes.


1. Fern Wreath + The Charm of Home
2. Modern & Moody Fall Wreath + PMQ For Two
3. Rustic Burlap Wreath + Consumer Crafts
4. DIY Copper Pipe Wreath + Love Create Celebrate
5. Fall Fern Wreath + To Simply Inspire

Thanks so much for visiting my blog today. I hope everyone has a great weekend … don’t forget to “like” + “comment” + or “follow”.  –Peace–

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Damn Friday!

Hello Friends! and yes it’s Friday … Happy start to the weekend … Happy start to my stay-cation. Now usually on my stay-cation I always tackle some big project around the house. However … last year + I decided to get some good rest. My daughter and I hit New York for a day + I went to MoMa for the first time + and we went Central Park [oooh the sites…]. This year I do have things to do but I’m reserving them for the 2nd half of my time off. I do have to replace my shower head + overflow cap + faucet + and drain stopper … which should only take an hour but who knows.

Otherwise my days will be filled with getting my house in order + catching up on some reading + visiting with family + and spending time with my daughter who has a birthday coming.  It’s so crazy how time flies … she get’s older + and I just get better [LOL]. I’m also still debating on whether or not I want to get more faux pumpkins or buy real ones. I mentioned before that the advantage to real pumpkins is that you can throw them away when your done vs. finding a place to keep all the faux ones. I’m also looking at some great ways I can trick out some pumpkins. They’re not just orange + and white anymore. Check out these pumpkin DIYs.


1. Cute Faced Mini Pumpkins + Homey Oh My
2. Splattered Pumpkins + Homey Oh My
3. Paint Dipped Pumpkins + Ciera Design Studio
4. Wood Slice Pumpkin + The Kim Six Fix
5. Copper Herringbone Pumpkins + Lovely Indeed

Thanks so much for visiting my blog today. I hope everyone has a great weekend … don’t forget to “like” + “comment” + or “follow”. — Peace —