Crafts, Decorating, Humor

Workin With What Ya Got- Free Galvanized Tins & Numbers

[spacer height="20px"] So I mentioned a few weeks back that my neighbor was giving away some old plant holders and I was glad to help her out because THAT'S WHAT GOOD NEIGHBORS DO. Then they sat in my garage for all of June and most of July.     Until one day when I was cleaning… Continue reading Workin With What Ya Got- Free Galvanized Tins & Numbers

Decorating, Humor

Workin’ With What Ya Got- A Little Spray Paint Goes a Long Way

[spacer height="20px"] My name is Kari and I am a paint-a-holic. I have a problem. It starts with an s and ends in at. Not that word!  I love some spray paint. A lot. I am beginning to think that my recent memory losses may be in part to a little too much spraying and… Continue reading Workin’ With What Ya Got- A Little Spray Paint Goes a Long Way

Humor, Life, Summer

Summer Scenes

[spacer height="20px"] A church near where Annie had her soccer tournament in June.   Playing basketball...in a dress. Loving on Daddy on Fathers Day. Flowers in a mason jar. Who is that guy, Annie? Patriotic brownies. My three kids. Front row seats to fireworks without having to leave the cul de sac. Finally a recent picture… Continue reading Summer Scenes

Crafts, Decorating, Humor

Workin’ With What Ya Got- Lang Calendar Frame to a Cute Little Tray, Some Maneuvering and a Lamp

[spacer height="20px"] Have you ever heard of Lang Calendars? I have been saving my Lang calendars since 2002 as somewhat of a diary since I don't really do diaries. I started saving them each year.  I love looking back and remembering friends I used to get together with for play dates when Annie was a… Continue reading Workin’ With What Ya Got- Lang Calendar Frame to a Cute Little Tray, Some Maneuvering and a Lamp

Childhood, Food, Humor, Link Party, Summer

Four Ingredient Recipes- Frito Dip ala Kari

[spacer height="20px"] I came up with this little recipe one night (circa 1990) when I was bored. Most 20 year old's go out and kick up their heels when they're bored. What do I do? Create a dip. I would definitely double, triple or quadruple this for company because I created this before I had any concept of serving sizes.… Continue reading Four Ingredient Recipes- Frito Dip ala Kari

Chicago, Family, Humor, Life, Parenting, Summer

One Fun Week. Well Sort of.

[spacer height="20px"] First off, this came in the mail over last weekend:     What is this, you ask?? Well, it is my blog in book form!! Blog2Print  offers this; you can print the whole blog from beginning date to end (I only did my first year) or you can choose dates you want to be… Continue reading One Fun Week. Well Sort of.