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Craft Room!

Craft Room!

This is one of my favorite rooms in our new house. Seeing as we have extra bedrooms, and no kids to fill them yet, I was able to use one of the secondary bedrooms as a  room for a craft room. I have never had […]

Home Sweet Home!

Home Sweet Home!

Moving day has finally come and we are settling in to our new home! We could not be happier and are loving getting everything unpacked and adding our own personal touches.  The house is a four bedroom, two and a half bath, two story house […]

House Hunting…success

House Hunting…success

We have been looking to buy our first home. We looked at a few homes in the Woodstock and Cumming areas. We liked thing about all of the homes we looked at but none of them were the ONE for us. We even found a […]

Christmas Time at the Haddow’s

Christmas Time at the Haddow’s

This was a busy Christmas season. Decorating, Christmas light shows, and other holiday festivities. Our first Christmas as Mr & Mrs as well as our first Christmas in our apartment. I love decorating for Christmas. I have been looking forward to it since we moved […]

DIY Holiday Ornaments

DIY Holiday Ornaments

This is our first Christmas as husband and wife as well as the first Christmas in our first Apartment together! I wanted to make something to mark this first Christmas. I found this recipe for making “better than salt dough”. Ingredients: 1/2 cup Cornstarch 1 cup Baking […]

Fall Outings

Fall Outings

A little late in getting this posted, but better late than never. October was a busy month, full of fun fall festivities. We went apple picking at Mercier Orchards in Blue Ridge! We have been enjoying delicious hand picked apples!  This was the first time […]

Cajun Shrimp and Goat Cheese Grits

Cajun Shrimp and Goat Cheese Grits

Those that know me know that I am not normally a fan of cooking. I would much rather bake something! I am so thankful I married a man that likes to cook. That being said, every once in a while I get the cooking bug […]

Fall-ing for October

Fall-ing for October

I can’t believe that it is already October, this year has literally flown by! I guess that is what happens when you are having fun! I love October because it means its the start of Fall, which is probably my favorite season (until it gets […]

Smaller painting projects

Smaller painting projects

As I mentioned in the post about repurposing furniture, I am new to crafting, but have gotten hooked. These are my first 2 painting crafts I did after we got married and moved into out new place. They are not big but I think they […]

Making our house (or apartment) into a home- Repurposing Furniture

Making our house (or apartment) into a home- Repurposing Furniture

After the wedding we were able to get all of our stuff moved in to our new apartment. But with an empty apartment to fill and not much to fill it with was a challenge. We were lucky enough to get some great pieces from […]