How to Refinish Wood Chairs

A little bit of TLC and some fresh paint can turn anything into a lovely new piece. I love a bargain, and when I found these two kid chairs at the curb on trash day I had to snag them. Mind you, they were pretty rough looking and needed some repair, but nothing my husband couldn't fix prior to refinishing. We literally turned trash into treasure (ha!).

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Hike Raven Cliff Falls Trail, Georgia

Raven Cliff Falls trail is located near Helen, Georgia, and is 5 miles total round trip. The trail runs along Dodd Creek and has a beautiful waterfall as the finale. This trail changes elevation often, with short bouts of rock climbing and trying not to slide down muddy parts of the trail after it rains! This is a dog-friendly trail for leashed dogs.

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How I Passed the PMP Exam

Passing any exam takes extensive knowledge and dedicated study habits, but the Project Management Professional exam is a true example of this type of commitment. I had 7 years of management and project management experience, plus common sense, and thought it would help me work through the questions presented in the exam, but I was wrong! 

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Camping at Jekyll Island, Georgia

Jekyll Island is a barrier island located on the coast of southern Georgia, and is part of the Golden Isles. From North Atlanta its about a 5.5 hour drive during non-peak traffic times. The island offers everything from golf, to camping, to visiting the Sea Turtle Center, yet its only 35% developed to help protect the ecosystem. 

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Quick Skillet Shrimp Pasta Dinner

Last night I needed a very simple and quick dinner idea because Ben was feeling sick, Ava was very grumpy, and me being six months pregnant... I was very tired yet hungry. I looked at everything I had in the fridge & pantry and decided that a quick, skillet shrimp pasta with fresh tomatoes, lemon, garlic, and capers would be an excellent idea. 

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