Today I would like to spotlight my longtime family friend Sandra Maddox. She is an interior designer, and is so passionate about creating a wonderful sanctuary within the home. Her website www.theartofdomesticity.com is a great place to gather ideas for parties, decorating ideas, as well as showcasing what makes Sandra's style so unique and special.
Her latest blog post titled "Egging" with Guest Blogger Jeanna Young is a special way to celebrate Easter and Christ who died for our sins.
This morning while the grass was still wet and the drops still hung on the roses from the California spring rain, my daughter and I set off to EGG her best friends house.
When I was in high school, EGGING was a popular tradition, not one I remember enjoying....
Now in my blogs I have facts, but I also bring in real life scenarios and unfortunately for my wife most of those real life scenarios include her. I will preface that I think we both have issues with cluttering, and hold onto things for sentimental reasons. These feelings often times can bubble over, and it usually occures during a move, or Spring Cleaning.
Well Chelsea and I decided to move, and I thought it would be a prime opportunity for us, yes us to go through all of her clothes, and "purge" items that she doesn't wear anymore. It was safe to say we had many a tense moments, battles over a few outfits that she very well could have worn on one of our first dates back in 2008, but I came out of it with all my limbs attached and a closet with much more room for her to go shopping and re-fill...
THE...Lets conjoin our stuff, and throw in an extremely generous amount of wedding gifts
I don't know if I would still consider myself a newlywed (My wife and I are one year 6 months and 18 days into our marriage) but I can say for a fact that being a Newlywed and feeling the pressures of what comes with that doesn't make the process of purchasing, or even leasing a home together much easier.
Fortunately when we leased our first property in Old Town Orange, the stars seemed to align and everything came together beautifully. Seeing as my wife and I are "oldschool" we signed the lease to our property, and my wife moved in the beginning of April to Newlywed "nest" and I was to follow after the big day on July 19th.
We conjoined our mismatched furniture, my furniture obviously being a bit more mism...