Progress in My Garage Entryway: Paint and a Striped Wall

I wrote a few weeks ago about the big plans I have for the area between our kitchen and our garage; it's a great space and has such potential.  You can see my step by step to-do list {here}. The space that I'm working on looks like this: Our kids have been back in school for a month now … [Read more...]

Simply on Sunday

I hope everyone is having a nice weekend, we've been busy with the usual weekend things--soccer, friends and the like. Hopefully today will be quieter, I just have to wrap up some teacher appreciation things heading into this week. Here are some things that caught our eye this week... I must … [Read more...]

A Season of Giving 2014

We usually start our Season of Giving around December 1st, so please forgive me for being a bit late this year.  Thanksgiving was late, and that threw me off a bit.  Plus, the kids generously shared a nasty cold with me and I've spent more time in bed sleeping than I have since college! If you're … [Read more...]

DIY Chalkboard Vinyl Wall Calendar

This is a repeat of a project that I first did two houses ago, and it worked so well for our family that I thought I'd do it again! I used peel and stick chalkboard wall decals in our North Carolina kitchen to track our week at a glance, and posted about it {here} and {here}.   In my ongoing … [Read more...]

Operation: Organization–Organized Wall Calendar by Honey We’re Home

  Hi, everyone!  Welcome to the fifth day of Operation: Organization {Back to School Edition}.  Today, we're thrilled to welcome Megan of Honey We're Home and Honey We're Healthy.  That's right, not only does she share her beautiful home with us on her first blog, she also runs a second blog on … [Read more...]

From the Archives–My Very First Post Ever–Week-at-a-Glance Wall Chalkboard

I thought it might be a little fun this Friday to repost my very first blog post, ever, from November 27, 2010.  My, how things have changed since then!  Bear with me on the formatting and pictures, but it's still fun to see how much 11 Magnolia Lane has changed along the way.  My Type A/OCD … [Read more...]

Pantry (Re) Organization

Happy New Year, everyone!  First of all, let me apologize for my lengthy absence from blogging (especially to Amy and Terry, who covered for me while I was on hiatus).  And, while you read the title and know that this post is going to be about how I reorganized my pantry, let me show you one of the … [Read more...]

Week-At-A-Glance Chalkboard Wall Calendar

I am an organization addict.  Combine a Type A personality with only-child syndrome and throw in a touch of OCD, and this is what you get!  I have owned every Day-Timer and Filofax ever made, and for awhile there I was really good about keeping my schedule in my Blackberry, but now I am back to a … [Read more...]

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