Laurie's

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No Budget For Flowers?

Go outside and I'm sure there is lots of greenery right outside your front door. I have a few small vases that I like to put leaves and flowers in. I think simple is key, one leaf or one flower. Some other things I like to do is collect branches for large vases and fall leaves and pinecones for the bowl on my dining room table. I've always been a big believer that you don't need a bankroll of cash…

What You’ll Find In My Purse

I always carry a small notebook and measuring tape in my purse. I use the notebook for lots of different things, I keep the dimensions of my rooms in it, items I'm on the look out for and I will use it to sketch a space or a pattern I run across. I don't know how many times the notebook has saved me when I'm at Ikea and I can't remember what size a wall is! The notebook is great…

Put Flowers Into Your Grocery Budget

Flowers are one of the easiest and cheapest ways to spruce up a room. I buy flowers almost weekly for my living room and display them in a hand made vase I made with my daughter. Flowers bring life into a room and make it extra personal by placing them in something that means something to our family.

I Think I May Have Found My Hobby

Drew, my husband has lots of hobbies and is never lost for something to do. He recently went to a convention for one of his hobbies and truth be told I was a bit upset about the time this particular hobby took up. His reply, you need a hobby for yourself Laurie.I went to the craft store yesterday and honestly I did not see anything there that I was interested in doing, nothing I was willing to put the time…