Two Twenty One Talk 007 : Reader Q&A

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In this week's episode of Two Twenty One Talk I'm answering some hard-hitting reader questions.  And instead of me asking myself the questions and answering them, I asked my BFF, Natalie, to ask the questions.  It makes things a little more interesting. Here's the links to stuff I talked about in … [Continue reading...]

Coat Closet Organization

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This post is brought to you by Command™ Brand.  As always, opinions are 100% my own. I recently decided to get my coat closet organization on and tackle the accessories in our entryway closet.  In all honesty, this closet needs a major overhaul.  Brad and I need to go through our coats and donate … [Continue reading...]

Two Twenty One Talk 006 : Maybe Matilda

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My guest this week is one of my oldest blog friends, Rachel, from Maybe Matilda.  That's right, her name is Rachel, not Matilda.  Sit back, relax and enjoy my conversation with Rachel! Rachel's most popular posts: How To Grow Out a Pixie Cut Homemade Sugar Scrub Learn to Crochet  Deep … [Continue reading...]

Top Toys for a One Year Old

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I hope you guys had a great weekend!  Owen had a couple of firsts this weekend-- his first tooth popped up and he waved 'hi' for the first time.  While I love watching him grow and develop, I miss my snuggly little baby. With Owen's first birthday less than a month away (Sob. How has a year passed … [Continue reading...]

New Bathroom Countertops

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Back in March I shared that we were getting new Formica® Laminate countertops in our master and guest bathrooms.  Last week the countertops were installed, and then we spent the rest of the week installing the new sinks and faucets.For reference, here's what our master bathroom vanity … [Continue reading...]

Two Twenty One Talk 005 : How to Nest for Less

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It’s a new week so that means a new episode of Two Twenty One Talk! My guest this week is my buddy, Erin, from How to Nest for Less.  Sit back, relax and enjoy my conversation with Erin! Erin’s most popular posts: 15 Thing to Clean More Often 5 Things I Wish We'd Done Differently When Building … [Continue reading...]

Two Day Guide to Seattle

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Last month, we went on a 7-day Alaskan cruise with Brad's extended family.  The cruise set sail from Seattle so we decided to go out a couple days early so we could explore the city since neither of us had ever been. Since we were only going to be in Seattle for 48 hours, I mapped out our itinerary … [Continue reading...]

Two Twenty One Talk 004 : Bower Power

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Woot!  Two Twenty One Talk is back in action.  Thanks for your understanding with the brief hiatus.  I know you missed the soothing sound of my voice. A couple weeks ago the hard drive on my computer failed unexpectedly right before I left for a 12-day vacation and I thought I lost everything, … [Continue reading...]

Cruising With A Baby

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A couple weeks ago, we set sail on a 7-day Alaskan cruise with 26 members of Brad's extended family.  It was Brad's ninth cruise, my third, and Owen's first so we kind of knew what we were getting into.  However, throwing a 10-month old baby into the mix added a new level of preparation.  So I … [Continue reading...]

Flying With A Baby

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Thanks, Jif, for sponsoring today's post!  As always, opinions are 100% my own. I'm not gonna lie, I was nervous about Owen's first time flying on an airplane.  He's generally an easy-going guy so I was hopeful he'd go with the flow.  And he did great for the most part. I purposely booked direct … [Continue reading...]

4th of July Outdoor Decor

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This post is brought to you by Command™ Brand.  As always, opinions are 100% my own. Before we left for our 12 day vacation, we decided to put up some quick and easy 4th of July outdoor decorations. Here's what our front porch looked like before. And here's what it looks like now-- all decked … [Continue reading...]

Front Yard Florals and Lawn

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This post is brought to you by Lowe’s.  As always, opinions are 100% my own. First, how is it July already?  Before I know it, my baby will be a year old, and it feels like he was born weeks ago. Back in mid-May I planted flowers in all of our planters, and we planted our vegetable garden.  We … [Continue reading...]