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 […]

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 […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 410

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 410 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Greetings everyone! Who else is missing the outdoors these days? I’m jumping up and down with my hand held HIGH. Watching storms the past couple weeks nearly did me in. So when the ice and snow was almost all gone, […]