Author Archives: Amanda @ Heart Tree Home

Books I Read in 2013: The Good and The Bad

One of the 101 Goals in 1001 Days I really stuck to during the challenge was reading more.  I used to read all the time when I was younger and somehow got away from it when mandatory reading for school … Continue reading

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DIY Plumbing Pipe Console Table

Why, hello there!  Long time no blog.  Things have been a bit busier around here as of late and I haven’t done as many projects around the house.  For one, I started a Master’s program, which has taken up quite … Continue reading

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Big Lebowski Themed Surprise 30th Birthday Party

The mister turned 30 this week and I really wanted to do something special for him, so we threw him a party the weekend before his birthday based on his favorite movie, The Big Lebowski!  I had way too much … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading

I’ve been on a major reading kick this summer.  There’s something awesome about sitting outside on the patio in the evenings devouring a good book!  Here are the books I’ve read thus far… The Fountainhead is now one of my favorite … Continue reading

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Life Lately

It has been a crazy month! Thought I’d give a quick update on the happenings… We went to see Florence + the Machine at the Fox Theatre in downtown Detroit on July 31.  She’s been on my list of people … Continue reading

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Updated Desk Nook

I finally got around to updating the awkward nook we have in the great room next to the stairs.  You may recall that it looked like this before: I loved my campaign desk, but my kalah blue chair would not … Continue reading

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Creative Photo Book Uses {and Free Photo Book Deals!}

From time to time, free photo book deals pop up around the web and I like to take advantage of them as often as possible.  Today I’d like to share some creative photo book ideas beyond just documenting everyday life.  {Also, at … Continue reading

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