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DIY Mud & Plaster Vases | Pottery Barn Inspired

 Are you loving the vintage clay pottery trend as much as I am lately?

I must admit at first I wasn't too sure it was worth trying. But soon I realized how easy it could be with just a few things you can find in your garage or even right outside your house.

Pottery Barn and Crate & Barrel happen to be two of my favorite places to find high quality decor, and occasionally I get lucky and find things on sale but these vases or vintage clay looking vases do not come cheap. Honestly though these two retail home stores are great to walk through for home decor inspiration and so I'm that person just strolling the store for all the inspo. 

These DIY vases were in fact inspired by Pottery Barn this time around. And I gotta say I got lucky when I found these two second hand vases, because they were exactly what I was looking for in size even though at the time I didn't know it yet. Sometimes you just happen to be in the right place at the right time.


Being Positive In Tough Times

It is no exaggeration to say that 2020 has been a tough year for most people. It can seem like there is no light at the end of the tunnel, but there can be. 

Advice for Installing a New Fence in Your Backyard

A fence in your yard serves several different purposes. It helps to create privacy and prevents people from trespassing too. It's also an aesthetic feature to add to your home, with a variety of styles available. The easy way to install a new fence is to have someone else do it for you. But if you're someone who is used to doing a little bit of DIY, you might consider installing a new fence yourself. Once you've removed the existing fence, if there is one, there are several steps that you will need to take to put up a brand new fence.

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Starbucks Inspired Skinny Pumpkin Spice Latte

 Throughout the years I've been obsessed with the Starbucks PSL and awaited the season with so much anticipation for it amongst many other reasons.  But in the last three to four years I've become more aware of how many calories it carries and cut down to only indulging in having one per season.  It's definitely not a latte you should have daily.  Personally I see the PSL as more of a treat than actual coffee.

I'm a dark coffee drinker at heart but I love a treat every once in a while, except I don't like feeling guilty about having it. So if there's a way to indulge this season without too much guilt, then I'm going to make it, so that there's room for other ways to indulge ;)


Simple Strategies For A More Nutritious Diet

Many of us automatically think about weight loss when we hear the word diet. While it’s common to associate adopting a healthy eating plan with shedding excess body weight, there are other reasons to alter your menu. Nutrition is vital for good health. If you’re looking for simple ways to make your diet healthier and more nutritious, here are some strategies to try today. 

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