weekend review in pictures

Happy Monday! And yes it is indeed a happy one because I'm off today and plan to keep myself entertained with thrifting, crafting and some fun. We had a busy weekend so here is quick recap in photos. From top left, down, here are the highlights from our weekend. I spy avocados in our yard. DIY simple planter on display. A Midcentury dresser has been found. Wine and lots of it. Herringbone fun at Target. Dogs are the best. And so are cats. Doggy pushpins are a … [Read more...]

best diy projects of 2011 at not just a housewife

So I didn't make the cut for the top DIY projects of 2011 at Not JUST a Housewife but there are some AMAZING projects to vote for. The lucky winner gets a great package of prizes. You can vote once a day all week. Go support some fellow bloggers and DIYers and vote for your favorite project.  My personal fave is the master bedroom closet makeover by Sawdust and Paper Scraps. Seriously, can you imagine a closet like this that YOU made?! Sawdust and Paper Scraps - Master ClosetPlus, I LOVE her … [Read more...]

the big 40!

I am definitely going to get in trouble for this. The love of my life turns 40 today. He is in denial and refusing to celebrate but that doesn't mean I can't announce it on the interwebs.Happy birthday my love!I'm the Sunday Spotlight today over at Sassy Sites. If you are a new reader, welcome and thanks for stopping by! Thanks again Marni! Thanks for following Directions Not Included! … [Read more...]