>A Cinderella Story

>I am so excited to show you this project…I can honestly say this was one of my FAVORITES EVER!! 🙂 I bought this bench last week at my local thrift store for $3.90. This was a rare find…the thrift store around here usually NEVER has interesting furniture…usually it’s plastic-y, beyond repair, and over-priced. So I … Continue reading

>Halloween Sensory Boxes

>OK, I’m going to be a little bit of a downer before I get into the rest of this post. I do not like Halloween. I just really don’t care about the whole “witches, spiders, mummies” thing. Obviously I liked to trick-or-treat as a kid…and I’m sure I will love trick-or-treating with my children someday…but … Continue reading

>Sweater Wall Art

>I got these frames at a yardsale from the “free” box. LOVE anything free!! HATE the ugly old lady cat pictures… I started by taking those ugly cats out. Then I painted the frames with some mistinted gray paint I got a few months ago Then I painted over it (2 coats) of this great … Continue reading

>Fall Weekend Festivities

> Sorry…I have no new projects to link up this weekend! I spent all day yesterday with my girlfriend from work who just had a baby…then I went to my family’s house to celebrate my grandma’s 80th birthday! So much fun 🙂 Then today…I went to Merrymead Farm with my husband. Here’s some pictures from … Continue reading

>A powerful video

>I know I don’t post like this, but I was really touched by this video, and I felt compelled to share it. This is the powerful testimony of a saline abortion survivor: http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=158348990848143 It’s about 15 minutes long, but if you have those 15 minutes, I encourage you to watch it. Let me know what … Continue reading

>2 small sewing projects

>Hey ladies! I hope you’re all having a wonderful week! I just wanted to share 2 small things I made this week…nothing too big, but they’re both fun! Honestly, I am a very basic sewer. I did not take pictures of anything during the process, because I’m really not confident in what I’m doing…and I … Continue reading

>End table becomes inspiration piece

> I went yardsaling a few weeks ago, and I saw this table for $5.00! Really, $5.00? But I knew we had no need for an end table. So I passed over it, and went on to another yardsale a few minutes away. But I kept thinking about that $5.00 table! I decided that I … Continue reading

>NEW Winner!

>OK, so the original winner Amanda did not contact me about claming her prize, so the new winner (using Random.org) is… #9 – Kendall from Songbirds and Buttons! Congratulations Kendall! Please leave a comment with your e-mail address before Tuesday, and I will contact you about the next steps! I’m already thinking about another give-away … Continue reading

>Apple Praline Pie

>Mmm…what says “fall” more than apple pie?! After picking all of those apples the other day, I decided to make my favorite pie…apple praline pie. Pie Ingredients:6 large apples3/4 cup sugar1/4 cup flour1 tsp. cinnamon1/4 tsp. salt1/4 tsp. butter Peel, core, and slice your apples. If you’re lucky, you will have a device to do … Continue reading

>Fall Fun

>I don’t have a new project to share today, but I did want to show you some pictures from my fall day… We went to my parents house today, and went apple picking! One of my favorite things to do. Oh, and it doesn’t hurt that apples are 45 cents a pound! WHAT?! I bought … Continue reading