>Easy Inexpensive Gift Idea

> So, I’m already prepping for CHRISTMAS! It always seems to creep up on me, and I have all of these grand visions for gifts I will give other people, and I run out of time! So this year, I am trying to be proactive and make small gifts for people starting now. I bought … Continue reading

>First BOY project

> It’s my baby brother’s birthday tomorrow! He will turn 13, and it’s so hard for me to believe!Every year, he shrugs his shoulders when I ask him what he wants for his birthday. It’s so hard to find a present he wants! So this year, I decided to go a different way, and tried … Continue reading


>I woke up on this sleepy Saturday, and my eyes just about bugged out of my head when I saw the number 100 on my blogger screen!! 100 followers?!?! You guys are AMAZING! This calls for a give-away…but I have to make it first 🙂 THANK YOU! I’m so super excited!!!

>$7 Fall decor in 7 minutes

> OK, I have been admiring these amazing fall decor items all over the blog lately…and I decided to go to my local dollar store and get some vases and candlestick holders like everyone else… While I was there, I picked up a lot of other “fillers”…but once I got home, I tried played around … Continue reading

>Table Make-Over!

>My husband got this table a few years ago, and it has been very heavily used! It has been used as a nightstand, microwave table, and end table…and was still in great condition! It just wasn’t pretty. I took it out of storage, and decided that it had a lot more potential! It was time … Continue reading

>Free Cabinet Doors

> A few weeks ago, my husband and I were on our way to church when we spotted one of those “free” signs on the side of the road that always makes me sit on the edge of my seat in anticipation… it was these cabinet doors! Dirty, dusty, and soaked (did I mention it … Continue reading


>So before I announce the winner for my pillows, I have to share with you that I WON something a few weeks ago! The amazing blog Somewhat Simple hosted a giveaway earlier this month…and I was the very lucky winner of the necklace of my choice from Blues and Branches. Let me tell you – … Continue reading

>My Very First GIVE-AWAY!

>Well, we did it! I promised a give-away when I got to 50 followers…and in the few days I had to get the prize together…I got over 10 more! What?!?! It amazes me! Thank you to all of you who have been with me since the very beginning, and of course welcome to you new … Continue reading

>PB inspired candle sticks – and painted book display!

>I was inspired by Impatiently Praying for Patience and her floor candlesticks, and I made my own version. Check out her website…she’s great! 🙂 If you like the look of these…keep reading this picture-heavy post 🙂 A few of you might remember that I went to Virginia this summer with my husband and Buckley… While … Continue reading


>WOOO-HOOO! I came back from a 12 hour work day with some needy Autistic kindergarten boys…and I saw I had reached 50 followers! I am SO excited!! As promised…a give-away will be coming very shortly 🙂 I have some things I’m debating between…but honestly, I got to 50 followers before I thought I would, so … Continue reading