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I fell in love with black chalkboard paint about six years ago. I was painting my cabinets yellow and putting up black and white checked wallpaper up and it seemed like a natural accent. I painted the door to mybasement and a little piece above my sink. My friends and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2012 at Honey Bend Vintage
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I fell in love with black chalkboard paint about six years ago. I was painting my cabinets yellow and putting up black and white checked wallpaper up and it seemed like a natural accent. I painted the door to mybasement and a little piece above my sink. My friends and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2012 at Honey Bend Vintage
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My mind wanders to this place...my favorite place..the place that feels like home to me~ It is our family cottage in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. I am on a count down of sorts...since I left my job it gives me the opportunity this year to take the boy and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2012 at Honey Bend Vintage
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{saturday} was such a productive day I had to take a nap yesterday! After I ordered my horse from the below post, I decided I had to get the fireplace ready for it's arrival. Brick runs from floor to ceiling and it was painted when we moved in.... it has... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2012 at Honey Bend Vintage
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Yesterday I was working on a project and I needed a picture of a derby wreath for reference. After I googled I found myself at this lovely blog. I was instantly smitten with something I had to have. Carmel was so sweet to email and let me know she found... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2012 at Honey Bend Vintage
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I quit my job back in November, I was in retail management and in a nutshell the hours and demands of the job sucked (sorry not a better word to describe it). I quit for many reasons the first and most important was my eight year old son, who needed... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2012 at Honey Bend Vintage
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One of my goals in the next few weeks is to clean my gross basement up. As hard as I try it becomes the catch all for everything, with the house being old there is not a lot to do with it. My craft/workspace is down there nestled right next... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2012 at Honey Bend Vintage
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Who schedules a youth basketball game at 7p on a Saturday? Well my son's team did last Saturday and it put a little twist to our evening plans. We were having a family get together at my brother's house. We headed over at four and my husband took my son... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2012 at Honey Bend Vintage
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I have been sick with the stomach flu since Sunday, it was horrible. The only good thing about it is I am not eating anything but soup and crackers and surely I will shed a few pounds! So I started feeling normal at about 5pm this evening and after doing... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2012 at Honey Bend Vintage
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collection- noun~ a group of objects or works to be seen, studied, or kept together~ I have one do you? I have this small obsession with vintage show ribbons. I love horse and poultry ribbons the most! I have tons boxed up and used to sell them on a vintage... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at Honey Bend Vintage
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There were no cute pillar candles to be found this Holiday season so I went back to my good old staple. I love to use these jar religious candles, they can be found in your local grocery store aisle. They go for 1.57 and at times on sale for less.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2011 at Honey Bend Vintage
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I have been under the weather with a head cold. There is nothing better to warm you up and get your head clear than a bowl of Spicy Three Bean Soup. I am not big on spicy food but this has just the right amount~ Spicy Three Bean Soup~ 2... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2011 at Honey Bend Vintage
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{oh boxwood tree} how I love thee with just your twine, burlap and Noel tag. Okay so I guess it's really a shrub. How I wish I could have a big replica as my Christmas tree but you can't have what you can't have! I decorated a lot of my... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2011 at Honey Bend Vintage
Loved this post!!! Enjoyed your blog~ Bristol
Toggle Commented Dec 12, 2011 on Regrets? I've Had a Few.... at Mitzi's Miscellany
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I was recently shopping with my Mom and ran across this wonderful leather cuff embellished with a horse bit I am sure you can tell from the vintage horse ribbon in my header. I rode as a kid and would love to start back up again. But for now I... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2011 at Honey Bend Vintage
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I started my career in retail management 17 years ago right after college graduation. This is the first year I have not worked the grueling hours in retail. I never really fully enjoyed the holidays and decorating was very quick and only inside. I love to decorate my front porch,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2011 at Honey Bend Vintage
I made a life changing decision, and I felt good about it. And now it has been a month and after leaving my career. It is what has defined me for the past 18 years. But it was the best decision I think I have ever made. I decided to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2011 at Honey Bend Vintage
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