Tess Thompson Thompson is the USA Today bestselling author of small-town romance and historical fiction, with more than 20 titles across multiple series that focus on heartwarming journeys of triumph and humanity for colorful characters you’d love to be friends with in real life. Tess holds a degree in theater from the University of Southern…

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Do you DIY? I love having a weekend project, but what I love more than having a weekend project is having the time to do the project. I love DIY. I love the idea of DIY, but in reality, I am not that great at DIY. ¬†Most of my weekend DIY projects turn into the…

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I think it is no secret that I have a stripe obsession. And not just a stripe obsession, but a blue stripe obsession. The overtaking of the blue stripes was one of those things that I didn’t realize it happened until they were everywhere. Pillows, blankets, towels, clothes…I am currently wearing a blue and white…

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(Affiliate Links Are Used. There is no cost to you whatsoever, and gives me a little money to help feed little people!) I believe the entrance or foyer of a home is so important. It’s the first thing your guests see. The one thing that says “Hello!” and “Welcome to my home!” Big house or…

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  (Affiliate links used! Trying to feed hungry children.)   Are you brave? I never thought I was until recently. Let me explain. I have seen so many Facebook posts lately of people claiming to be bored during this Corona pandemic. Truly, I shake my head at these posts. Bored is a luxury I haven’t…

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Ever read a great book and thought, “Wow! I wish I could write like that?” Yeah, me too. Here is a hint. I bet that person that wrote that amazing, awesome book practiced…a lot. Here is another hint, I bet they read a lot. And studied a lot. And then did it all over again.…

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Who knew that when one said the word Corona, how quickly a beer would be eradicated from our minds and in it’s place a virus would take precedent? Craziness! And now we all have to survive with kids at home while trying to work? Seriously! Well, I am here to give you a few tips,…

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It’s 2020 and I decided this year I would start the year right. Today was the first day back to school for my littles and something about going back to school, getting back in a routine, just seems to be the best time to start something new. At least I think so, and for me,…

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It’s Autumn! I mean August, and that means it’s time to get ready for Autumn. Last weekend I pulled everything out to decorate with, which means I now have pumpkins puking from almost every location in my home, except one place. That had to change! I have this really cool frame on my wall that…

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This week has been a crazy week, that’s for sure. Two friends and myself joined forces to turn one friends shop into a collective. If any of you are unfamiliar with what a collective is, it’s several small business in one store front. One friend sells home decor, another boutique children’s clothing, and then there…

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