Are You A Pinterest Addict?

pnterestWP postI wasn’t a big Pinterest fan,but landed there alot while searching for DIY projects. Isn’t it amazing the great ideas, motivation & crafts you can find? How to make a candle? No problem. Kids cloth lunch sacks? No problem. Man cave ideas? No problem. Pinterest seems to have it all.
So now, we are addicted too ūüôā
We would love for to come pinning with us!

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Indoor Air Quality

IMG_20170307_120021_044We have been stuck in our houses all winter and are definitely longing for spring to arrive. We want to raise the windows and allow fresh air to move about removing the stale closed up winter smells. Did you know plants can help with cleaner indoor air?

Check out this great article from weather.com stating Winter is when cases of carbon monoxide and radon poisoning inside homes spike.

15 Best Plants for Cleaner Indoor Air

You might just be surprised!

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Kitch-Katch

IMG_20170211_124939_408Kitch-katch, my husbands word for my kitchen gadget & goodie habit. My kitchen, well really me, craves the latest trends. I do try to be pratical and most of the time, purchase items I can really use. Yes, occasionally I just have to have pretties, practical or not. My kitchen has become a catch-all for these great finds. My cabinets & countertops, stuffed!

I love my Copper Chef and use it daily. I have several sizes and I love how easy they clean up and the biggest win is I can cook without adding oil or butter. Perfect for those Continue reading

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Indoor Inspiration That Makes You Feel Good

IMG_20170107_133116_293 We all relish the fact that we surround ourselves and our homes with the things we love. Be it vintage or modern, mancave or den, our treasures lend to our moods, our comfort zone, our safe place. Your decor makes your house feel like home.
After a hard days work or a weeks vacation, our heart longs to be in our own space. Walk in the door and the smells and decor say ‘welcome home’.

The Gabby Butterfly feels the same way and we enjoy the search to find the IMG_20170124_105909_200perfect items. You will reminisce as you look through the 70’s cassettes,¬†catch the aroma of the lavender scented diffusers or think about where you can hang that cool new metal sign. Glassware and cups include Norman Rockwell, Coke, Pepsi, and Disney. Drop by for a vistit we are wall to wall with candles, jewelry, houseware, vintage cars and so much more. For your crafty side, pick up candle wax and your favorite scent to make your own classic candles.

We look forward to seeing you!
Inside Prattville Market
3 W 41st sand Springs, OK

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Top Scents for 2016

IMG_20160517_124109_658We all love candles, incense, air fresheners. At times, scents can take us back to a childhood memory or a persons home. InspiraScentz has revealed their top 4 scents for 2016. Drum roll please…..

1. Riding the Waves
2. Sage & Sweegrass
3. Monkey Farts
4. Lady Lavender

I am super anxious to see what they will come up with for 2017! I think their picture above may be giving us some kind of hint. What do you think?

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Where’s The Heat?

Oh yes, the winter has blanketed much of the US  with snow and the temperatures have put us all in the deep freeze. Staying warm in these conditions is a must, but do you do it safely? How many working fire safety products do you actually have in your home?  Remeber CALL 911 in any incident. Here a few must haves:

smoke-detect-carbonSmoke Detectors are your families first defense in case of fire.  Carbon Monoxide is odorless andyou cannot see it butit is oneof the deadliest causes in homes. Go for it and get a smoke detector and carbon monoxide all-in-one alarm. As a rule of thumb, everytime we turn the clocks backwards/forwards Рchange the batteries.

new-extenguisherA Fire Extenguisher  can be a handy tool in case a small fire breaks out, there are many available for different applications such as a stove fire or a garage fire where flammable material is often kept. Continue reading

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Are Himalayan Salt Lamps Worthy?

himalayanFor better than a year, the salt lamps have been touted as having negative ions bringing positive energy.  Is there scientific proof? Can they really change your mood? Let us unwrap the myth.

Himalayan salt lamps are made from large rock crystals of salt mined in Pakistan and India in the vicinity of the Himalayas. They are often orange or pink but can be an off white or yellow.

A few small scientific tests have been done and have indicated to a certain extent that they may be beneficial but Continue reading

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Kitchen Revival

Does your kitchen need a makeover but the tight budget, especially after the holidays, is holding you back? We are always on the look out for awesome ways to transform rooms in the house as we prepare for retirement. Some day soon this will be too much of a house and property for us so getting ready to sell is a top priority. Continue reading

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My Space: The Mom Cave aka Diva Den

believe-2We as woman crave our private space. That one sweet spot where for just 5 minutes we don’t have to clean a spill, run an errand, or juggle career demands. We usually find our ‘me time’ in the shower, right? ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†You need more than me time – you need a Mom Cave aka the Diva Den ¬†or She Shed ūüôā

That sweet spot can be as simple or as elaborate as you want it to be. If you have an extra room then what are you waiting for? Even a guest bedroom can be set up with a simple desk or comfortable chair.  If space is limited have no fear, you can still make it work. Continue reading

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Fudge, Fudge, Fudge

fudgeI can go for long periods of time without craving fudge. Don’t get me wrong I do have a sweet tooth but it can usually be curbed with a small piece of candy or a cookie. However, when the holidays are here I can only think of one yummy thing, no not turkey & dressing, you guessed it – fudge. Continue reading

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