Archives for : July 2015

First Annual: The Ones That Didn’t Make The Cut  4

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I hope you have enjoyed your Thursday! This time next week I will be at my first teacher workday of the 2015-2016 school year! How crazy is that! I am excited and nervous all at the same time! I always get excited for a new year, but then of course the nerves set in too! I think that is to be expected though!

Today I went to the salon to get my hair all freshened up for a new school year and decided to let my hair grow long again. Last year, at this same time, I cut my long hair short. I have enjoyed the short hair, but I so miss my long curls! Short curls are great too, but I am just ready for a change again! Let me tell you though, I absolutely adore going to the salon. I love the little neck massage they give and the hair wash of course. The shampoo is like a lavender smelling scent–that type of smell–and it is so soothing and comforting. I just wish I could hire someone to come professional wash my hair everyday. That would be amazing. Read more

My Office Overhaul!  2

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Ok, so today is the day that I get to reveal my home office makeover! Let me tell ya, this has been a long time coming. This room has been on the back burner for so long due to other projects. But it is finally getting its chance to shine! And boy does it shine! Read more

Styling A Tray Like A Non-Expert  2

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So a few weeks ago I posted a blog entry about my tray obsession. I’ve had some people ask a lot about trays and decorating them so I thought I should write a little “how to” on styling a tray! Read more

Paper Mache Crafts, Mannequins, and Paint Oh My!  1

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I tell ya it has been a lazy Friday! Not too many more of these lazy Fridays left before it’s time to get back to work…Dun Dun DUNNNN! I actually went out to school yesterday to get my classroom all set up and ready. Honestly, that took so much stress away! Just knowing that is done is a good feeling! Now if only it could stay that clean! Now the next stressor will be getting the first day plans done, scripting out all my procedures and basically scripting out the first days so I don’t forget anything! Yes, I am that detailed and paranoid! Ha! Read more

The Elusive Man Cave  2

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It is an absolutely beautiful day here in the mountains! The sun is shining and the humidity is finally down! Whoop whoop! I hope yall are enjoying your Wednesday!
So before I get into my main topic for this post, I wanted to just share some other things and ramble on a little bit! I hope that is ok! This morning I slept in until 11:30…crazy. I never do this, but you know what? It felt really good! My sleep schedule is going to be so off tonight, which is not good considering I go back to work in about 2 weeks…. Read more

Simple Touches to Add Farmhouse Style to Your Bathroom  0

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I wanted to write a post today all about how we transformed our bathrooms into farmhouse style oasis’! Farmhouse style is near and dear to my heart, and I love having this style in all the rooms in our home. Anything antique or vintage is my best friend! Sometimes it is easy to neglect the bathroom spaces in our homes because we are so worried about pretty-ing up the other more lived in spaces of our homes. This was definitely the case in our bathrooms! Poor things were so neglected and were in need of some TLC! Read more

My Go To Finds: Hobby Lobby  2

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I hope everyone is enjoying their Monday! I only have 3 Mondays left to enjoy, and then I will be back on the bandwagon of Monday morning alarm clock rattling dread! Summer, please don’t go. I need you! Signed, a relaxed and stress-free teacher.

Ok friends, I’ve got my music playing, and I am ready to write this little blog post of mine! Now, is it weird that I am listening to soundscapes of rain when it is relatively sunny outside? For some reason this station on Spotify is so calming! So I wanted to write a little post about my go to Hobby Lobby picks that never let me down! Read more

Easy Peasy DIY No Sew Pillow Covers  2

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I hope everyone is enjoying their Sunday! It has been a rainy day here today, but something about rain and thunder on a summer day is soothing and comforting!

I wanted to share a quick DIY project that I did that turned out really well, looked great, and was super easy!

So if you read my post about updating our guest bedroom, you saw that some of the pillows on the bed have covers on them that I made! Now let me tell you, I am no sewing fairy. Nope. Me and a needle are not friends. I mean I can handle sewing simple stuff, like sewing a button on and what have you, but I wasn’t sure I wanted to spend money on fabric and then try to sew a pillow cover, just for it to go completely awry and look like a hot mess! Read more

Tips on How to Style Your Coffee Table  0

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I hope everyone is enjoying their Thursday! We are one almost to Friday friends! Even though I am off during the summer, I still love the weekends the most. This is because Mr. Cozy Cat is home, and we can spend time together and go on adventures through these ol’ mountains!

Today has been a pretty lazy day here at our Cape-Cod on the hill. I added a few changes to our downstairs bathroom to make it all tie in even better together, and gussied up a little vignette in our master bedroom. Oh yeah, then there was this whole part about mowing the front yard. Let me tell you friends, when you live on a mountain of a hill mowing is not fun! Usually Mr. Cozy Cat does this, but I thought I would help him out since he has been working so hard. Well, I just want to go on the record and say it was ridiculously no fun! No. Nope. It was hot, and since we live on this mountain, we have to use a push mower because a riding one would not be very safe. So just imagine me out there, the non-outdoorsy one (except I love gardening!) pushing that mower up and down the hills. Sweatin’ like a pig. Can you just imagine? Grass flying up in my face, getting in my nose and mouth. Yuck! But, I got it done, and I do believe Mr. Cozy Cat will be pleased! Mowing-0: Keeley-1.

Alright friends, so today I wanted to post a little post about how to easily style your coffee table! After that mowing, I am sitting here flopped in the recliner (bathed of course) just looking at our adorable little coffee table. Your coffee table is the center of your living room. It can be a big focal point too! The coffee table that we have is one that Mr. Cozy Cat’s grandparents had. All we did was re-stain it to bring it back to life. There are such sweet little stories that Mr. Cozy Cat’s grandmaw tells about him crawling in and out of the cut outs on the table. This is a piece that is priceless to us, and I can’t imagine replacing it!

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Chicken Pot Pie  0

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I wanted to share one of the easiest Chicken Pot Pie recipes ever! This is perfect for those nights you want something comforting, filling, and scrumptious, but you don’t want to be in the kitchen all night prepping food and hovering over the stove!

Are yall ready to see how easy?

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