Teeny Tips Tuesday #2

Hey Everybody, I hope that you had a great weekend! It is time for the second edition of Teeny Tips Tuesday. Today’s tip involves another popular D.I.Y. product a.k.a. Duct tape. Duct tape was invented in the 1940’s and has been a staple in the toolbox ever since. Until recently, duct tape was a functional, but not very pretty to look at, shade of gray. In my ...continue reading

A Bright Idea- Repurposed Floor Lamp

We have been working on the yard/deck areas this summer. I know, I know, it would be smarter to do outdoor projects in the spring, when you know, it’s cooler out. That’s not how we roll. Anyway, I had been looking for some ways to incorporate outdoor lighting as an accent to make the sitting areas and entry more inviting and festive. The problem I kept ...continue reading

Teeny Tips Tuesday #1

Quick Earring Rehab Hi everyone, I hope you had a good Labor Day weekend. It’s Tuesday and I’d like to start “Teeny Tips Tuesday”. Have you ever just changed one little thing and it made everything better? I’m not talking world peace or all the kids getting along at the same time (those would be miracles!) I’m talking about little things that make life a ...continue reading

Banana Bread Recipe

I love my mom’s banana bread, especially toasted with a lot a little butter- I die. This recipe is so simple, even a preschooler can make it. I know this from personal experience. Every year, at Christmas time, my siblings and I made banana breads to give as teacher gifts. My mother supervised as we made them ourselves and wrapped the finished product in tin ...continue reading

Garage Sale – Best Day Ever

In our neck of the burbs, we have something called “Town Wide” garage sales. It’s basically what the name implies, one day of garage sales all in the same town—with a map to boot. No traveling town to town for 2 or 3 garage sales. Usually there are so many that its hard to get to them all! House after house of sales – filled with treasures…My heart beats a ...continue reading

The Midas Touch – A Chair Makeover

About a year ago I was walking my nieces and nephew to school, when something caught my eye. Sitting on the curb across the street were two pretty, little chairs in great condition. I had to have them. If you know anything about finding things on the curb, you know you have to act fast. That particular morning, acting fast was proving difficult since I had to ...continue reading