Decorating, Humor, Life, Summer

My Attempt at a Summer Mantel

Here is my original take on a summer mantel:   I love this little lamp. I got it at Target years ago on clearance for under 3 bucks.         I may add some faux geraniums to this mantel before I link it up. But don't get used to the above as it has changed… Continue reading My Attempt at a Summer Mantel

Family, Humor, Life, Marriage

Five Long & Wonderful Years

On Friday, my husband and I will celebrate our five year wedding anniversary. Not a huge milestone to many but to us it is a milestone indeed. Because you see, it has not by any means been an easy five years. In the past five years we have gone through three job losses, my grandmother's death, my… Continue reading Five Long & Wonderful Years

Crafts, Decorating, Favorite Things, Humor, Link Party, Marriage

My Most Favorite Project to Date

  I love when a good thing comes together, don't you?  I've had this old entertainment center door in my basement storage area for a while:   I had my husband hold on to it because I liked it. No reason, in particular, no sentimental value or anything, just that I really liked this door… Continue reading My Most Favorite Project to Date

Decorating, Dollar Tree

Dollar Tree Craft- Little Birdie Candle Holders

  I got these adorable birdie candle holders from, where else but Dollar Tree!  I have had these since last summer and put them out all fall/winter and loved them but I wasn't so sure about the color. So I did what I do best, I improvised and spray painted the little buggers! And now they sit… Continue reading Dollar Tree Craft- Little Birdie Candle Holders

Decorating, Dollar Tree

Goodwill Craft – Chalkboard Paint Makes Anything Look Good

  Last summer I was perusing all sorts of thrift/junk/"vintage" stores in search of anything that I could salvage into something cute. Literally hoping to turn trash into treasure for the business that my friend and I were hoping to create. Well, I found these wooden hearts at a Goodwill store nearby for 25 cents… Continue reading Goodwill Craft – Chalkboard Paint Makes Anything Look Good

Childhood, Humor

My Kind Of Movies- Ohio Edition

I spent the first 19 years of my life in the Buckeye state and even though I have officially spent more years of my life in Illinois, my heart will always belong to Ohio. So as promised, here is my list of fave movies either filmed or set in my birth state.   My Kind Of… Continue reading My Kind Of Movies- Ohio Edition