One Room Challenge – Week 4

I am still painting!  I paint very slowly….. But I thought I’d update you on some of my fabulous finds for the One Room Challenge -Week 4.  Let me take you back to week 1, the inspiration photo…..

dining-room

 

And here is how I can compare (so far).

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Breakfast Egg Muffins

What’s easier and yummier than baking some muffins to have on hand for a quick breakfast each day?  Having a healthy alternative.  These breakfast egg muffins are so easy to make and you can just take one out of the fridge, warm it up in the microwave, and have a protein packed, healthy breakfast.

  breakfast egg muffins

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Weekly Menu – on the fly

Whew!  It has been a whirlwind week and it will continue to be one!  I am up to my eyeballs in furniture makeovers for clients.  I have a couple of rooms I have to finish designing for clients.  I was at High Point Market all weekend.  And my kiddos have a short week of school this week, plus a horse show and baseball playoffs.  I feel so blessed to be able to do all of these things.  I adore it!  However, this weeks menu is a little bit of a “take what you can get” kind of menu.  Sorry!

weekly menu

 

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One Room Challenge – Week 3

Wow!  Week 3, huh?  I need a nap.  But I am so excited about the progress!  I am blown away at how much this One Room Challenge has motivated me.  It’s awesome!  Now I want to make over my whole house!  But I guess I better just finish up this challenge first.

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The Rusty Horse Light

This is the tale of a lamp.  Or a light.  A rusty horse light, to be exact.  It was made out of reclaimed tin and wired up and shaped like a horse.  And it was hidden in the back of a booth at an antique market.  Now it is the crowning jewel of my daughter’s room.

horse light

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Weekly Menu – 10/13-10/17

The other night, when I couldn’t sleep, I was playing around on my iPad and I decided to explore my Epicurious app.  I have had it for a while and use it from time to time to find new recipes.  I was amazed by how well organized the app was!  And before I knew it, my entire weekly menu was created.  It really can be that easy!  So every single recipe comes from Epicurious.  (and every photo) Enjoy!

weekly menu

 

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One Room Challenge – Week 2

Not too much to report on week 2 of the One Room Challenge.  I have cleaned out the dining room and organized things into the hall closet near by.  The room is now just the furniture and awaiting paint.  Yahoo!  Here’s what I accomplished this week while cleaning and purging…..

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Vintage Schoolhouse Desk

What do you do with a cute little vintage schoolhouse desk that hasn’t been touched in years?  You paint it, of course!  And that’s just what I did when I happened across this vintage beauty!  All wood and one piece, it was solid and just meant for some fixer-upper work.  Check out what I did….

schoolhouse desk

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Weekly Menu 10/6 – 10/10

This week marks our Fall break.  Yes, Fall break already.  We have a short week of school and the weather is cooling off, FINALLY!  I had a great weekend while my children spent the night at friends houses.  I was able to flip through my favorite cook books in the morning to plan this weeks menu.  All of these recipes come from these three cook books.  They are awesome!

favorite cook books

 

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One Room Challenge – Week 1

I have decided to join the One Room Challenge.  It is a linky where bloggers are taking 6 weeks to transform one room in their house.  I figured I needed a good kick in the pants for this.  My dining room could use a makeover before the holidays.  And not just a makeover but some serious plastic surgery!

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