The Morning Sickness Blues

September 9, 2011 by · 4 Comments
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I would like to apologize for the lack of posting here at FDZ lately.  My morning sickness aka all day sickness has really gotten me down this past week.  I've had entirely too many crackers and cans of ginger ale in my life lately, but what do you do?  I have convinced myself that my little raspberry may very well hate me at this point.  But on the positive side, I may be on my way to feeling a bit better because  my doctor called me in some nausea pills yesterday. ...

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Oh baby!

September 6, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
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The morning of August 19th I checked my fertility app on my phone to see when I should be starting my period and I realized I was 5 days late.  On my lunch break I went and bought a 2-pack of pregnancy tests and took both.  To my surprise, they were both positive.  After 7 months of negative tests, these two came out positive.  Now what?  I was in shock and still on my lunch break.  I finished up my lean cuisine and went back to work.  Ben...

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5 Photos Friday

September 2, 2011 by · 10 Comments
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1.  Sorry things have been pretty slow around here, it's mostly because I'm pregnant!  I am 6 weeks and 5 days pregnant and for the past week my morning sickness has been horrible.  The...

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DIY Fabric Covered Bracelet Tutorial

August 25, 2011 by · 5 Comments
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Recently for my friend Dawn's birthday, I made her some fabric covered bracelets.  They were so easy to make and are really pretty. Supplies Needed: Pretty fabric Aleene's Fabric Fusion Glue Pen (or any type of fabric glue) bracelets clothespin I started by taping my fabric to the bracelet just in case I wanted to change the fabric later.  Next I wrapped the fabric pretty tightly around the bracelet and secured it with a little fabric glue.

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Cindy May’s Homemade Salsa Recipe

August 24, 2011 by · 1 Comment
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Last week with the help of our neighbor Anna's larger food processor (Thanks Anna), Ben and I made some more homemade salsa.  We had some tomatoes that we needed to used ASAP, so salsa it was.   Making salsa is one of my favorite summertime activities now that we have our own garden.  Salsa that is made from fresh veggies from your garden taste so much better than store bought salsa in my opinion. We used my mom's salsa recipe and let me just say that my mom knows what she...

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5 Photos Friday

August 19, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
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1.  Ben took this photo last Friday night at our late night/after the show get together.  I love when we bring the record player outside.  This is the Jenny and Johnny record that Ben bought...

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Hot-lanta Mini-Vaca 2011 Mixed Tape CD

August 18, 2011 by · 1 Comment
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About a month ago, Ben and I went to Atlanta on a mini-vacation to visit our friends the Kesters.   Ben made us a mixed cd for the trip.  He is so thoughtful and sweet.  Ben even decorated the cd! Oh and I just figured out how to actually add the songs below!  (Someone is moving up in the blog world.)

Hot-lanta Mini-Vaca 2011 Mixed CD Silver Jews

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Ben’s Watermelon Margaritas Recipe

August 15, 2011 by · 2 Comments
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Last week for True Blood Sunday, Ben and I decided to use 1/2 of a left over watermelon from our garden and 1/2 of a watermelon our friend gave us to make watermelon cocktails.  My mother in law emailed me a couple of recipes that she cut out of magazines (probably Southern Living).  Ben looked over the recipes and decided to put his own twist on them.  I am so glad that he did because his watermelon margaritas are my new favorite cocktail.

Ben's...

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5 Photos Friday

August 12, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
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1.  Victory Summer Love is the best beer I have had all summer, for real.

2.  Ben and I decided to keep Olive!  I stitched her name...

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Vintage Decor Inspiration

August 11, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
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A couple of months ago Ben and I went to our local library's book sale, which is the first Monday of every month.  We found a lot of cool books but my favorite by far is my Better Homes and Garden's Decorating Book 1968 Edition and it only cost .50! I love the furniture, the wall hangings, the use of bright colors and pretty much the way people decorated their homes in the 60s and 70s in general. So I decided to share some of my Decorating Book's vintage loveliness. I hope everyone enjoyed these photos as much as I...

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