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Dreamy At Home Yoga Space Inspiration

My favorite place to practice yoga is not in a class, in fact, I’d much rather be at home.  If you are new to yoga, practicing at home with Youtube videos or with a DVD can be less intimidating than a class.  Lately, I have been perusing for some at home yoga space inspiration.   If you are interested in creating an awesome space to practice in, consider the things that are essential to your practice and what would make it a beautiful area.

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Removing painted over Wallpaper (Bathroom progress)

This past weekend I FINALLY finished the bathroom walls.  I had to endure the process of removing painted over wallpaper and patch the walls to repaint. Before Lets just say this has been the most work I’ve ever put into a house project so far, and I did it completely by myself.  Of course I had some guidance and I googled ALOT.  But I wanted to share with you what worked best for me. When I first started the worst problem was the wallpaper coming down in small pieces. I tried scoring it and spraying it with wallpaper removal spray.  Nothing really worked for the top layer at least.  So I took it one day at time to slowly get off all the paper.  This was only getting off the top layer and the backing paper was still on the wall.  The backing paper was no problem, once sprayed with the remover it came off easily. So days and days of work later, all the wallpaper is completely off the wall.  And I’m left with ripped drywall all over the place, since it wasn’t properly primed before being put on the wall it wasn’t easy to get off. I wiped […]

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Spring Cleaning tips
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Spring Cleaning Tips

This weekend as well as last, I have been tackling some spring cleaning.  I cleaned the entire house last weekend, which doesn’t seem to last long with 2 dogs and 4 cats.  This weekend I worked on my spare room. Spare room before I am wanting to use this room as an office/workout room so I really needed to clean it out.  It was mainly being used as a junk room.  But now I am going through everything and getting rid of junk that I’ve stored in there knowing I’d never use it.  It took forever!  But I figured I would share some spring cleaning tips that I’ve learned over the years: -Make a list of all you want to do -Music definitely helps to keep going or to get going After cleaning…getting there! -Break the work up in to sections, or start at one end of the room and go to the other If you work in sections, clean up and organize each section before moving to the next -If you don’t really feel like doing it but you know you need to, I suggest starting a timer.  I usually set a 10 or 20 minute timer just to […]

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