Dru

About Dru

There are so many things I could say but I will just start with the basics. Mother to 4. Grandmother to 11 (Yes, 11. All under the age of 9.) I am a former Army wife and we spent 15 years traveling around the world. It was such a thrill to have seen so many places and meeting lifetime friends. I spent many years working in the craft industry and love getting together with friends and creating. I have a lifelong love of thrift shops, antiques, and yard sales.

Quick Ways to Add Good Nutrition and Exercise to Your Busy Life

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Exercise and Nutrition

We are all so very busy and finding extra time to take care of ourselves can be exhausting. Often times, we end up not doing anything at all. As busy women, we need the proper nutrition and exercise to support ourselves. Recently, I’ve been thinking about how I can better my health and add more exercise to my life. I was inspired by an interview with actress, Kate Walsh, who celebrated her 50th birthday last year. She has made a commitment to prioritize her self-care routine. Well, I decided I want to do the same thing. NO MORE EXCUSES!

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4th of July Tablescape

4th of July

Hello Friends! I’m excited to be a part of a fun Summer tablescape blog hop. Creating tablescapes is one of my favorite things to do. Many times it’s all the decor I put out for a holiday. I feel that taking the time and a little effort sure adds fun to the event and helps to make it a lasting memory for those who are part of it. As they say and I agree, “It’s the little things.”

Be sure stop by each of amazing blogs below on the days posted. You will not be disappointed and will find tons of inspiration.

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DIY Fabric Pinwheels

4th of July Decorations

The 4th of July is such a great holiday. I love celebrating our freedom with my family in fun ways. To get ready for the day I made some fabric pinwheels to use as a centerpiece on my 4th of July table. They are pretty easy, inexpensive, and make a big statement. You should make some of your own.

Here’s how to make them:

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Protein Power

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Learn from My Mistakes – Take Better Care of Yourself

 

fresh vegetables with EnsureMy New Way of Eating

If I could go back in my life and do things over again, I would take better care of my body. Do any of you feel that way? I’ve been pretty healthy my whole life, but I think that was simply good luck because I can’t say it was because of the way I was eating. When I was younger, I ate a lot of carbs. Potatoes, pasta, and bread were my favorite. Over time, I gained weight and then began noticing that I was more sluggish and had less energy to do the things I love. I am quickly learning the importance of moderation.

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