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DIY: How to Paint an Upholstered Chair

Yep that’s right. Painting fabric. I got the idea from here and here. (both great DIY blogs!) This project is not for the faint of heart, even though it does sound rather easy. I mean how hard to is to slap some paint on some fabric and call it a day? Well actually, it’s very hard. Four coats hard. Not to mention, you have to see the “diamond in the rough.” For me, this was easier said than done. Just look at the chair. Hideous right? This is the BEFORE; almost  ...

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Football, Tips and Tricks

And Just Like That

It’s the weekend again! I don’t know about you, but the holidays (Christmas AND New Year’s) has really thrown my schedule off kilter. I woke up yesterday thinking it was Monday and Friday at the same time! Well today is actually Friday and yesterday wasn’t actually Monday, so thank goodness for that! Weekends are my fave (reasons here), but this weekend I have a few super fun things planned. One being a fun DIY project (enlisting help from my mom) and the other  ...

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How To, Tips and Tricks

Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise

Early to bed, early to rise..makes you healthy, wealthy, and wise. (At least that’s how I remember the little saying going.) Easier said than done. I have been trying to wake up earlier for a few weeks now and I just can’t do it. The earliest I have been able to wake up is 7:30 am. Some of you are shaking your head at my laziness, while other of you are probably saying that’s super early. I know and I know. With me not having to be at work until 9am and it only taking like  ...

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