Dreaming big, and asking for help

Dreaming big, and asking for help

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Aug 7, 2014

When I was 20, my entrepreneurial Uncle Ron took me, and my cousin (his son) to a big business conference in Portland, Oregon. We heard from many leaders and successful business people about what it takes to succeed. The only part that really sticks out in my mind was a spot that Goldie Hawn filled. […]

Swings And The Goat Farm

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Sep 16, 2013

One last summer adventure found us in Montana! We got to visit a small Goat Farm, and I felt like we had walked into a Martha Stewart magazine. This family has goats, chickens, and a couple rabbits. Their home is a wonderland for a family of four kids. If I could capture their home for […]

Show and Tell: I finished a Bunk Bed, failed a new muffin recipe and witnessed a case of stage fright.

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May 23, 2011

I had a busy week. Instead of neatly showing off each thing, post by post and laying out the process or delving into the details I found to be most amusing or baffling, I’m trying something new today. A photo-journal of sorts… I built bunk beds! After a month of working on bunk beds, they […]

Lessons from my road trip to rural Oregon.

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May 2, 2011

I felt like I walked into another world full of sunshine, warmth and simple beauty. I was forced to slow down. I was in a rural Oregon town to visit my Mom and family for a quick Easter weekend. While I only had a full day to visit, I savored every slow hour. The drive […]

Home Making Goodness: Plants and Decorating

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Feb 24, 2011

I love to learn new things, especially in the area of home making – like with decorating or organizing. I’ve got three things worth sharing that can make a difference in your home no matter what size it is. I have learned some really cool things over the years that fall out of those categories […]