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How To Start A Blog: Step 3

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So glad you could stop by today! I really hope that you've been enjoying the blogging topics lately. If you stopped by the blog last week, you learned about the new series we started - How To Start A Blog. This series is for the person who has always followed blogs but has been intimidated by the process…

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How To Start A Blog: Step 2

Happy Friday! That means the weekend is officially about to start, and we can't wait! If you stopped by the blog last week, you learned about the new series we started - How To Start A Blog. This series is for the person who has always followed blogs but has been intimidated by the process of starting their…

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How To Start A Blog: Step #1 – Pick A Topic

Maybe for some time now you've been a blog follower. You regularly follow your favorite fashion, food, home and DIY bloggers via email, Facebook, or by visiting their blog. You find yourself inspired by everyday people who are sharing their passions with you. You find yourself thinking, I'd love to have my own blog, but…

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Fall Mantel

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The cold weather seems to have settled in southern Louisiana. So, it's only fitting that I finish decorating the mantel for the season...the fall season.  And no, it is not winter yet...winter doesn't start until late December! But, I can promise you this mantel will be around through the winter.  This is how it looked last…

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The Holliday’s at Home: Weekender Series

Every time that you write a blog post it may not be one item or one project that you want to talk about. Maybe you want to talk about 5 random things and that is fine. I'm starting this series in hopes that I won't leave you hanging until I get around to perfecting other posts and…

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Kitchen Update: LG Dishwasher

When we bought our house, we really fell in love with the kitchen. It's a very custom-built kitchen and so it had good bones. Pretty much everything needed attention though, including replacing appliances, countertops, floors, etc.  But with patience, we knew the kitchen could be made new again. As you know, kitchen remodels can be…

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Butcher Block Countertop Inspiration

When your daughter says "Mommy, we need a new floor...the floor is coming up", that's when you know it's time to start renovating the kitchen. And with that statement, we have slowly started to renovate our kitchen. Up until now,we've painted the walls, finished this DIY/Craft project, and I also have a dining table that I…

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Surviving is Enough

Balance is defined as "an even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady." In the last couple of years, I've read many articles about trying to find a balance, a work/life/family balance. As a stay-at-home-mom (my 3 year-old and 1 year-old are with me 70% of the time), work from…

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Before and After: Vintage Tea Cart

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A quick before and after for you, because we all love them.  I found this wooden tea cart on Craigslist within 5-10 minutes after it was listed. I was big and pregnant but loaded up the family and I was able to scour this baby for $20. It sat on my porch for months before…

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A Busy Year Ahead

Wow! I can't believe I might squeeze in a little time to write this blog post. Technically, I'm writing this while also putting together a website project proposal.  Whew! I scare my own self sometimes.  Guys, I've been so busy lately it's insane. Let's just start with the biggest thing that has transpired...we had a…

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About Me

I'm Crystal and I write.

I'm Crystal and I write.

I'm a Louisiana native who loves to style food and drinks, take photographs of non-moving things, and I'm also a Houzz Writer. Family and life keep me busy but that's the way I like it.
I'm Crystal and I write.