Everyone likes their home to smell good. The aroma of fresh brewed coffee or of snickerdoodles right out of the oven are two of my ideal fragrances, but I can’t always just whip up a batch of cookies when I want that aroma in the home. In my opinion, scented candles like vanilla brown sugar … More Natural Home Fragrance
Our former house was a very old home with the ornate original woodwork, wood floors, formal foyer, dining room, living room and lots of space for antiques and special pieces that fit into the character of the home. Even before that house, we started collecting antiques before we were even married. One of our first … More Dumpster Diving and my little ongoing projects!
My youngest loves her minions and requested a Minion Valentine box for her preschool valentine party. I did a little searching on Pinterest and found some great ideas. I started with a shoe box (actually a small boot box) and cut out the opening for the mouth. Then I cut an opening in the back … More Minion Valentine Box for my little minion
Yesterday was our first day back to school from winter break. The snow decided to come a little late this year and we had a few inches over the weekend and more expected later this week. So as I hit the snooze the first couple of times, I also checked the news page for closings … More Home organization goals and Wool Dryer Balls
New Year’s is usually when resolutions are made, and around February is when most are broken. It’s amazing how the gym traffic picks up at the first of the year and then come spring, those once determined resolutes slowly start to stagger off. I tend to make my resolutions at the start of the school … More Balsamic Steak and Veggies
Last month when we were visiting my parents. My dad was finishing up a little project that he and mom had worked on. Well, she had given him the idea, bought the supplies and a “Honey Do List.” He had made a yard sized Yahtzee game and wanted to finish it up in time for … More Yard sized Yahtzee game!
A few weeks ago, I made panini sandwiches for supper. Each and every time I make these warm grilled wonders, we are taken back to our kitchen remodel years ago. We laughed about how we ate panini’s at least 3-4 times a week, sometimes more! We lived in a nearly 100-year-old house at the time … More Panini Sandwiches and The Kitchen Remodel