On the art of living a real simple life

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I’ve adapted a new habit lately. With coffee in hand, I start each day in front of this big picture window, overlooking the mountain view. No lights need to be turned on. I just walk down the stairs, and allow nature to take its course. I wouldn’t regard this room as ‘cozy’. I’d describe it […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 415

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 415 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Happy party weekend! Well, I know I’m ready to party because I finally finished the final Part 3 of my Foot to Mouth story. Includes plenty of drama thrown in for good measure, with lots of lessons learned. I even […]

The aftermath and lessons learned – Part 3

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Hello friends! This post is part of the Foot to Mouth story.   You can catch up with: Part 1 – preparing for surgery (includes dry socket and scooter info) Part 2 – surgery day (includes the fears and accomplishments) Today, let’s move on to Part 3 – the aftermath and lessons learned, which will be […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 414 with 2 linkups!

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 414 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Hello everyone! Well, look who’s up and around! And, how does the week go by so fast? I mean, one minute I’m watching Season 3 of Heartland, and a short week later, it’s already season 5 and another party post […]

Surgery Day – Part 2

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Well! I did not mean to leave you hanging since I wrote Part 1 of this story! My sincerest apologies. Just when I thought I was out of the woods, things came crashing down again. Oh, you just have no idea. But you will. It’s been quite a ride. So while things are good, (and […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 413

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 413 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Hello everyone! No DIY here yet in Funky Junk land. I’m still busy being on the mend. However I did start sharing my current story in THIS post.  I’m just so happy to see so many others in full out […]

Foot to mouth story 1 – getting prepared for surgery

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Hello friends! It’s been awhile. So while things are ok at the moment where sitting upright in front of a computer screen seems feasible, I felt it would be a good time to share a health update on my recent tooth pulling foot surgery story. I initially had hopes to share journal style during my […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 412

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 412 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Hello everyone!  If you are a regular reader, you’ll know I haven’t blogged this past week due to a recent surgery, and a tooth with one crazy story you won’t even believe. So in between running to emerg appointments, relying […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 411

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 411 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific A big hello and a happy junk weekend to you! I’m a little jealous of all your fabulous creations. I’ve had a busy self-care kinda week I’ve already blogged under 4 Brave Things HERE filled with appointments and even an… […]

Downgrading the ‘ol bike to…

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As the regular readers of this blog will already know, this is kind of a big week in my imperfect little world. I was scheduled for the pulling of a failed tooth and an upcoming surgery I talked about in THIS post. So while I’ve been fussing and worrying and preparing and trying to forget […]