My Waco Trip and the Reveal of the Fixer Upper

Buying a Fixer Upper

I have been in Waco for three days and I am having a blast. I am also exhausted but in a good way. We have purchased a fixer upper home in Waco, Texas. We are not moving. Instead, I am going to remodel the home, furnish it and rent it on Airbnb. I have been really nervous about the home because I hadn’t actually seen the inside. I know, it sounds dumb, but I did see the outside. And I “kind of” saw the inside via face time with my realtor. So I have been really worried that I would hate the home or that it would have some horrible flaw or that I wouldn’t be able to fix it up.

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I Have a Big Secret to Share

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Travelers Insurance. The opinions and text are all mine.

The Big Secret

Ok, it’s time I let you in on a little secret.
For a while now, I have been thinking I needed a new project. There has been a lot of discussion around our house about my need for more projects. And our hundred-year-old home is “project’d out”. (Ok, I know that’s not a word, but you know what I mean.) Everything in our home is kind of done, other than seasonal changes.

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STORIES // A Glimpse Into My Life

I have a new companion in the craft room!


I haven’t given her a name yet but she is my size and height. I have been looking for her for a very long time but dress forms are so expensive! I saw a gorgeous vintage dress form at the Rose Bowl Flea Market last weekend that I really wanted to buy. Until the vendor quoted me a price … $800. Seriously?

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