brooke's brain

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We have been working SO hard this weekend in our new house… painting cabinets, wacking shrubs back, erasing spiderwebs, and painting shutters.  It’s been amazing to see how much we’ve been able to accomplish in just a few days! The first project I want to share is updating the fireplace.  We still need to paint …

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This week, I have continued my packing prep work.  We are still 4 weeks away from our move, but I really want to pack as much as possible now.  That way, when we close on the new house, my attention can focus to projects there. Pack Non-Essentials I focused a good bit on closets this …

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I’ve been anti-Pinterest for awhile. I think I’m pretty creative and did not want to see others’ ideas and stifle my creativity.   From what I’ve gathered, it seems Pinterest has helped put lots of pressure on having the “perfect party”. In my opinion, the perfect party is good food, good friends and a good …

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Claire’s love for texting and my never ending texting skills became an instant match.  I’d estimate that we text 100 times back and forth each day.  My husband would say that is a low estimate.   I officially met her while she was six months pregnant with her second son and working the check out …

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