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    Hey there! I'm Amanda and I'll be your co-pilot today. Along with my handy husband, Ben, we're remodeling our second house. We're avid DIY-ers, tackling large and small projects while raising two rambunctious boys. Thanks for following along on this wild journey!
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    Thinking of adding this small sign I made to the kitchen. Problem is, I don't want to drill into the marble because I'll probably change my mind later on and don't want to leave holes. This measures 12 by 25 inches and isn't too heavy. Think command strips could hold this in place? "Mom always said, don't play ball in the house." said in my best whiny Bobby Brady voice. Hope your start to this Friday is better than cleaning up broken, spilled plants. Only up from here! Our weather has finally caught up with the season change. Fall weather calls for homemade roasted tomato basil soup with a Parmesan crisp and toasty garlic bread. Yum! Ben thought I was crazy baking cheese on a cookie sheet, but I stand by that decision 100 percent. What are you having for dinner?

Peace and Joy

I hope everyone had a happy holiday!  And, happy Monday, I mean Wednesday!  I could get used to four-day weekends.  It was so nice to have time to work on the house and still get a few days to relax.  I’m going to take a few minutes to write out thank you cards to our families out-of-state.  Of course I could use a plain card, but holiday colors and faux glitter are more fun, right?  For this reason, I made two sets of Christmas cards.  If you’ve got a thank you or two to write, here are the designs.  Wish Peace on Earth:


Download the .pdf print sheet for the Peace on Earth set.


Or sing a little song with Repeat the Sounding Joy:


And Repeat the Sounding Joy set.


All cards are flat, measuring 5 1/4 inches by 4 inches, sized to fit in standard A2 envelopes.  Or, the perfect size to mail as a postcard.  Just write on the back your message on the back, include the address, and a postage stamp and you’re done.

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  1. kristi

     /  December 26, 2012

    Cute! For 31 years I thought it was “repeat the sound in joy”… Oops!

  2. Awesome!!!

  3. These printables are awesome. Thanks for sharing!!
    Christine @ http://www.sweetmacedonia.com


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