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Whitney Torres


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House Hunting Dream List
The house hunt is still in full swing over here and, although we're still stuck in the searching phase, it does seem like we're getting a little closer. The good news is there seems to be a lot more listings available now, so we're not scrolling through the...

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This Week's Notes 3.4.16
Five things that made me happy this week: Sunday leftovers that lasted (almost) all week. We had a huge Sunday lunch with both sides of the family this past weekend which meant no meal planning or cooking for days afterwards. Win! Working outside. I couldn'...

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A Spring Reading List
  There's just a little over two weeks left until spring is officially here, so I'm taking it upon myself to categorize this reading list as a "spring" one (even though the books have nothing to do with spring at all). Let's celebrate the warm weather any w...

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Over the Weekend / Hanging out with the family
February always seems like the longest, hardest month of winter and while it hasn't seemed quite so bad this year, I still feel like I'm just now emerging from a self-imposed hibernation mode. It's a little easier to get up in the mornings, the sun stays ou...

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A Favorite Pinterest Tip
I recently read an article with the best Pinterest tip I've heard in a long time. I thought it sounded like a smart idea so I tried it out myself! Here's how it goes: Instead of pinning outfits that you'll probably never wear (or never afford), use Pinteres...

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This Week's Notes 2.26.16
An interesting wall spotted during our recent trip to Greenville Five things that made me happy this week: Triple Brownie ice cream. If you're looking for a great flavor of ice cream on the cheap (surely not just me?), try this brand from Kroger. It's delic...

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For the love of February
A few favorite things this month: 1. Chunky oversized sweaters . They look so stylish with a pair of skinny jeans and ankle boots, yet feel like you're wrapped up in your favorite blanket. A total fashion win! 2.  Sarah K. Benning embroidery . This gal's sh...

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Winter Projects
 I have honestly never done as many crafts in my life as I have this past year. I've never considered myself a crafty person and would turn up my nose at the thought of shopping at Joann's before. I still don't consider myself a very crafty person, but some...

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A Day Trip to Greenville, SC
Mark and I spent this past Friday night racking our minds for something fun to do over the weekend. When they're calling for spring-like weather in February you've got to take advantage of it and not waste it on a weekend of house cleaning and laundry. We t...

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This Week's Notes 2.19.16
Five things that made me happy this week: Easy crock pot potato soup. This is my go-to recipe , if you're interested. Working on my latest weaving . It's so fun to see an actual design take shape. The weather report for this weekend. Hello, spring! Birthday...
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