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Hello world! My name is Aly and I’d like to welcome you to my blog. This is a place in my little piece of the world, where people can connect with a positive vibe and get ideas and inspiration from my d.i.y. projects, baking love, frugal living tips and experience the every day imperfections that all of us live through. …

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i know why book stores will never go out of business

{my favorites all available on amazon and barnes and noble too!}

Because of ME! I have a secret…I LOVE  books! I also have a very soft spot for journals. I love to journal and oddly enough I find myself writing down a bunch of my ideas into notebooks, rather than into those hardcover journals that I buy because in some odd way they make me nervous. I think to myself, What …

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dog hair, dust and a discovery!

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Yup! It is getting to me guys. You can tell that it is the middle of winter and with over 80″ of snow that has been dumped on us I am so DONE with winter. The dog hair keeps popping up and I’ve dusted like a crazy lady! I’d love a trip to the warm sun right now, but a beach in …

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love and projects

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Love muffins! I made these blueberry heart cakes for my parents who came for dinner. They are made with flour, cinnamon, sugar, butter, eggs, baking powder and blueberries. So easy and so delicious!   A new project for a friend of mine was completed. I repainted her hutch from a greenish color to black with a distressed look. I also …

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do you…

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  BUDGET? We do and I have to admit we kinda didn’t really budget until Dave Ramsey came into our lives. We do owe it all to him.  {“A PENNY SAVED IS A PENNY EARNED”- Benjamin Franklin} I am the first to admit, I would spend money like a fool on foolish things that didn’t even matter. I would buy …

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