Good Reads: the Touch-Up Paint Edition

last fall leaves
Photo by noahg

We’re fixing things up in our apartment this week: cleaning windows, touching up the paint, and vacuuming behind the furniture. We’ve got the windows open to bring in the fresh air before the winter cold truly sets in.  We’re trying to spruce things up before we get out the Christmas decorations.  

Waiting for the paint to dry, I found some good reading:

Keep Our Lives Simple

Nurture Our Loved Ones

Learn Practical Skills

Make Smart Money Decisions

Enjoy Peace During a Hectic Day

Have a wonderful weekend!

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  1. Thanks for the link love Rachel! I thought I should let you know that although I don’t have a tonne of time to comment usually, I have been enjoying your Holiday by Hand series! It’s been great inspiration as i try to make this a more personal and greener Christmas season!

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  2. Rachel,

    I appreciate the link! Also, thanks for spreading the word on the some great articles. Mmm, by the way, I really like your blog design. It is so easy on the eyes. Have a great day :)

    – Jack Rugile
    Simple Sapien

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  3. Ooh, thanks for the good reading! :)

  4. Awwwwww, thanks for the link love, Rachel! So sweet.

    Can I just say I can’t wait to see your Christmas decorations? I know I will be inspired. :)

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  5. Liked the two posts on babywearing! I wrote about it on my blog in October during Attachment Parenting Month!

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  6. Can you tell I’m just now getting caught up on some blog reading? :) Thanks for the link!

    And I love Megan, too- so glad she’s back!

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