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Sarah Haywood

Just a girl on a mission to find and make cute stuff.

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real estate, remodeling

The Story of the Fixer Upper (Part Two)

By Sarah Haywood on Jun 26, 2012

In The Story of the Fixer Upper - Part One, I explained how we put an offer on a house once the sellers significantly reduced their asking price. A lower cost meant that we would be able to finance the major renovations... Continue reading

real estate

We Bought a Fixer Upper

By Sarah Haywood on Jun 20, 2012

I'm not sure if I've ever told you this before, but we live in a tiny little mining town about a 5-minute drive from the main city. It's the total opposite of suburbia where the... Continue reading

kitchen, decor, storage

Ugly Kitchen Quick Fixes

By Sarah Haywood on Jun 14, 2012

I haven't posted about our super ugly kitchen in quite awhile. In case you were wondering, it's still super ugly. Wah wah wah. But, I have been making a few small changes here and there to make... Continue reading

windows, diy

Planted Windowbox

By Sarah Haywood on May 29, 2012

We made it to the greenhouse this past weekend and finally chose the flowers for the front windowbox. I always seem to follow the same routine when I'm there: 1. I walk around admiring the pretty... Continue reading

diy, how to, kids, decor

DIY Growth Chart Tutorial

By Sarah Haywood on Apr 21, 2012

I am so, so excited that I finally tackled and finished this project. It's been on my to-do list since I first saw my original inspiration pictures on Pinterest. Here are the dreamy photos that inspired... Continue reading