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Our somewhat Ikea “hacked” entertainment center and an honest Ikea besta review

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Hey guys, it's been pretty busy this past weekend as we celebrated Mr. J's 28th birthday. It was an unexpectedly fun weekend, because he was actually scheduled to work overtime the whole weekend and at the last-minute on Friday, he heard the good news! I think I might have possibly physically jumped for joy while washing the dishes when I saw his text. It was a nice surprise, especially being…

Favorite things Friday: Organization

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Hey there! Hope this week has been a beautiful one. I live in California, so here, we see a lot of sun. So, of course a lot of naturally beautiful days. Although, this week, I had a lot of catching up on chores to do, so I didn't get to really enjoy much of it outside. Toward the end of my week, my oldest son got a fever and still…

Making a walkway wall both pretty and functional

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[contact-form][contact-field label='Name' type='name' required='1'/][contact-field label='Email' type='email' required='1'/][contact-field label='Website' type='url'/][contact-field label='Comment' type='textarea' required='1'/][/contact-form] Hey friends, I wanted to share this little functional space that I put up recently. It's a simple space, but so functional in our home and I love it. I used to have a collage of frames with different kitchen prints that I thought were so cute to display with a diy chicken wire frame with some pics…

DIY Chalkboard+ Galvanized Letters Decor: Part 1

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Hey guys, if you know me or have seen other projects I've made, you know by now that I love me some chalk paint. In an odd corner of my kitchen, I used to have a coffee/tea/ hot cocoa station there with a decent sized chalk board. The only problem was that I really wanted a chalk board large enough to be a message board. So about a month ago…

DIY Chalkboard+ Galvanized Letters Decor: Part 2

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Hey guys, so if you checked out part 1 of this project, that was my DIY chalkboard. I also wanted to add the word "eatery" somewhere in my kitchen space and was debating for a while. I purchased these letters during the big sale that happened during the presidents day sale on top of already 40 % off items and it was such a bargain that I really couldn't resist.…

My 2 month flexible dieting diary: week 2

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Here we are on the second week of this flexibly dieting journey. I'm wondering if there are any of you that are on this type of a diet currently or have been before.. So far it has been going smoothly with a few things I'm aware I need to work on based on last week. So this week I started pretty good. by Thursday morning I had lost a total…

Better late than never Favorite things Friday: Dining

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Hey guys, it's more than a couple days since my last post and I just missed sharing on here already. I totally bombed on getting out my favorite things this week but things have been rough here at the Almafied home. Mr. J has been working crazy hours and long work weeks so I've been a little exhausted with just the changes and just trying to stay up late waiting…