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Use the Good Stuff day 14: exercise videos

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Chances are you have something like this at your house too. Pilates, yoga, buns of steel whatever. Get them out and add variety to your workouts. I personally love gorgeous Hawaiian vistas in mine. In a cold winter night it makes this downright enjoyable to be in yoga pants, barefoot, in a tank top!

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Use the Good Stuff: day 6 the Christmas Train

Every year as a kid, hubby would play with their family’s lionel electric train. This year, despite craziness with a two-year old and five-year old,

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we pulled them out again for another trip around the tree.

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Use the Good Stuff Christmas, day 5

This painted bell is my mother-in-law’s. One of many we took home as they clean out their stuff in preparation for their big move. The glass snowflake is from a trip to Chicago. Christmas is the perfect time to Use the Good Stuff! Joyous holiday wishes to you and yours. s

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Use the Good Stuff: day 3 handmade flower pin

This was made by a good friend Heather. Vintage buttons, beautifully pleated fabric in the Japanese kanzashi style. Looks great with my vintage wool blazer and jeans.
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Use the Good Stuff day 2: fancy vintage necklace

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It is day two and I opted for this vintage necklace with a snakeskin print wrap dress and leather jacket for work.

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Use the Good Stuff day 1: Grandma’s tea set

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There it is, Grandma’s tea cup and saucer, (fresh out of the box it’s been in since I moved into my house.) I’m enjoying it with a European sewing magazine to kick off 30 days off Using the Good Stuff series. Cozy fire, kids fast asleep. I am sure I can’t put this in the dishwasher, LOL.