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Thursday, January 10, 2013

A New Year Brings New Adventures

Well, if you follow me on instagram (carmel_ourfifthhouse) then you already know I was struck down by the flu.  Oh. my. word.  It literally hit me like a ton of bricks from out of nowhere.  Thankfully I got my hands on some Tamiflu and am already starting to feel a little better.  I'm out of bed for the first time in two days, so I feel like I've got a new lease on life even if I'm not quite 100% yet.  What a way to ring in a new year!

I am excited to share some good news that this new year has brought.  Beckie from Infarrantly  Creative asked me to join her team of contributing writers!  I was so thrilled and honored!  Today is my first post over there.

Here's a sneak peek.  It's a new addition to my boy's room.


Can you figure out what it is?  Head on over to find out!

18 comments:

  1. That lego lamp is pretty cool. Is that it? I'm a new reader, so I don't know what all you already have done! Sorry you have the flu. What a bummer!!

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  2. Glad you are on the mend! Congrats, you will be an amazing addition!

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  3. Oh, I am so happy you are feeling better. That lamp is darling and congratulations. I am so proud of you on your new venture as a contributor.

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  4. Glad to hear you are feeling better. I am so afraid we are going to get it next. It's such a bad flu year! Adorable lego lamp! My son would love that!
    -Shelley

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  5. congrats on the new gig! the lamp is awesome!

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  6. Cutest lamp I have seen for a little boy's room. I bet he loves it. Glad you are feeling better. Do you need me to bring soup?

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    1. Thanks Janette - you're so sweet to ask, but my hub has been doing a great job of taking care of me.

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  7. Love your blog post over at "It's Overflowing"! Thank you for sharing your inspiring ideas. I am now happily a new follower!

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  8. What a fun idea! I love the lego lamp. You're whole house is just beautiful. Hope you don't mind that I included a picture of your living room with a link on a blog post I just wrote. http://turnedtodesign.blogspot.com/2013/01/warm-it-up-with-red.html

    Feel better soon!

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  9. Congratulations on the exciting news Carmel!!! You are so talented so it comes as no surprise! :-)
    Vanessa

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  10. So sorry to hear you got the nasty flu!!! Take care. I just came from Aimee's and love you house tour!!! Thanks for sharing!

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  11. Found you at it's overflowing and I LOVE you already :-) Happy to be a new follower!!
    Amanda @ Dixie Delights

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  12. I saw your home featured at Aimee's blog and I had to follow your blog to see what you will be up to in 2013!! Feel better soon!

    XO,
    Jane

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  13. That cute lamp!!! LOVE it. Seriously where do you come up with stuff?? You're too good.

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  14. You have a awesome blog so I can see why Infarrantly Creative would want you

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