You Just Can’t Make This Stuff Up…

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This post is for all of you who are raising boys. First, take a look at this…   That was Joey and his buddy racing against each other at a baseball game the other night. And this is what immediately followed as a result of that race…   In reference to Dr. Seuss... Thing One: A separated … [Read more...]

Help Me Choose My Breakfast Nook Chandelier

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Small spaces can sometimes take a while to makeover.  It is almost like you only have one chance to get it right because every detail stands out.  They can blend, and possibly get lost, in a large room, but in a small room?  Every piece is a star in its own way. I’ve mentioned that I am changing the look of my breakfast area … [Read more...]

My New Pedestal Dining Table And Our Oregon Coast

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Time gets away from us sometimes and things can become a blur.  This time of year is packed with events and obligations and we find ourselves counting the days when summer is really here.  And things can get neglected in the process.  I have had a list of to-do’s for my home for quite some time but have been unable to … [Read more...]

An Announcement And A Product Introduction

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Presentation is everything.  Although we hear it often, it is very true.  Taking the time to make something look good is a mental boost for everyone.  Holidays and birthdays are a given.  Most people present on overload for these occasions.  All you have to do is spend 20 minutes online to see all of the goodness that escalates … [Read more...]

Kicking Off Americana, What Are Your Thoughts?

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There is something about this time of year that makes me feel a little pensive and excited at the same time.  So many things come to an end… Baseball is winding down.  Proms have taken place over the last handful of weekends. State playoffs are underway.  Seniors are experiencing short-timer’s syndrome while younger kids … [Read more...]

Can You Guess What Phase One Of My Breakfast Nook Makeover Is?

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Five.  That is how many years it has been since we built our house. And that is how long my nook has been waiting for some attention. nook noun 1.a corner, as in a room. 2.any secluded or obscure corner. 3.any small recess: a breakfast nook. 4.any remote or sheltered spot: a shady nook that was ideal for a … [Read more...]

What Do You Think Of This Housing Controversy Between Neighbors In North Carolina?

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Good morning! What would you do if you purchased a piece of property, applied for the proper permits, began construction of your dream home only to have to stop because neighbors were protesting its existence? That is what is happening in Raleigh, North Carolina right now.  Architect Louis Cherry, and his wife Marsha … [Read more...]

The Past Week & The Farmhouse Sale

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Happy Monday! I’m back after a week long hiatus.  It wasn’t planned…you guessed it, my computer once again.  This is pretty much how my temper tantrum went down… ontheroadwithgina.com It was a busy week around here.  Baseball, work, helping people move, baseball, getting a bedroom ready to paint, baptisms, baseball, and … [Read more...]

My DIY Color Palette Display

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Welcome to a new week!  Our weekend was nothing but sunshine and baseball, mixed in with fresh cut grass, a few paint projects and some Easter planning.  A perfect weekend. Since I showed you my furniture reveal of Cinder Road on Friday, today I’m sharing what I swapped it with – a fun display that I’m working on for my … [Read more...]

How To Deal With Those Pesky Blue Picture Anchors When Painting A Wall

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Happy Friday!  Last summer, I did a guest post for Debbie and shared a useful tip on making it easier to prep walls for painting.  Since some of you may not have seen that post, I thought I’d share it again today with you all. How many of you have these blue picture anchors sticking in your wall? They certainly … [Read more...]