Ready for a change

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Today was the perfect morning.  My boy was sitting by the front door with watch in hand, waiting for the magical moment he was allowed to walk to the bus stop for the first time. Too early would not be so cool you see. He’s in middle school now after all.  A neighbour’s cat joined […]

A birthday, a passing and finally, a sale.

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#1. Today’s my Mom’s birthday.  For the newcomers, my mom passed away last March so we are still traveling through our year of firsts. This is the last first. She passed away right after her birthday. While our year of firsts is coming to a close, the memories most certainly aren’t. My sweet mom. How […]

Staging a home for sale… that’s empty. Part 2

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    Are you a real estate agent that wishes homes would show better? Are you a homeowner trying to sell your home but not quite sure how to go about staging it? Do you wish you knew how to portray your home to make it look the very best it can be? If so, […]

Staging a home for sale… that’s empty. Part 1

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Any real estate sales folks out there? Lovely folks wanting to sell their home? Potential future stagers? This one’s for you! I’m off today to play.. for a good cause. A few of them to be exact.  Most of you that are avid followers, already know about the passing of my wonderful mom. Well, ultimately, […]

The estate sale with the right stuff

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We’ve had a VERY busy weekend. My family as well as the help of good friends held my mom’s estate sale this past weekend. If you’re new here, you can read all the recent happenings on this topic HERE. Many hands were involved to make this event a success. But I’m happy to say, I […]

Art that hits my heart

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I received a package in the mail yesterday. I had no idea it was on it’s way so I was pleasantly surprised to see that it was from my blog friend, Christine of Jaz Creations. You’ve seen Christine many times over at FunkyJunk. She’s a digital art whiz. When I opened the package, I couldn’t speak, […]

My mom.

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Today,  I’m honoring my best friend and biggest fan, my mom. Last nite, Tuesday, March 30th at 9pm, my mom collapsed while grocery shopping. And she never woke up. God took her very suddenly, just like He did with my Dad years ago. So I go into this new phase knowing, this was indeed planned. […]