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{waterlilies} …another good find!

I’ve always been fond of the Impressionist movement.  The style.  The colors.  The imperfection of it all.  I guess I could call my “style” impressionist inspired.  Although I can paint clean lines with intricate detail, I rather enjoy a piece … Continue reading

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{25 things} what’s a mom to do?

1.  my house is a mess 2.  but it’s quiet… 3.  hubby just left for oklahoma city again 4.  {sad face} 5.  maggie rose is snuggled in her bed 6.  jake is lying under the dining room table at my … Continue reading

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{Spread the word} Jaymie’s Story

It is now after 2:00 in the morning. I should be going to sleep right now.  I should have gone to bed hours ago.  But I just cannot go to bed without putting down in words what is on my … Continue reading

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{flash of yellow} the day i almost lost everything…

the sixth day of april….at five thirty-seven in the evening. that was the day i almost lost my beautiful family.  that was the day i almost lost the sweet giggles of my daughter and the loving gaze of my wonderful … Continue reading

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{my craft cave}

Slowly but surely I am creating my “craft cave.”  Hubby and I–and of course, Maggie–took a trip to Ikea to get some tables and organization for my craft room.  I am blessed to have a husband who supports my crafts…..he … Continue reading

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my first giveaway {magpie’s nest}

magpie’s nest’s first giveaway..!! how exciting is that?! i’ve seen so many blogs and sites do giveaways, and i figured it would be a great way to spread the word about magpie’s nest.  clearly, i’m not a well oiled machine … Continue reading

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{the beginning} Magpie’s Nest

I started an etsy shop in November with my custom painted home ornaments…and I was pleasantly surprised by how they took off.  I really enjoyed the conversations I had with each customer while I customized each one of their ornaments.  … Continue reading

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