Chunky Ornate Tables Find a New Life!

Chunky Ornate Tables Find a New Life!

Oh the story behind these Chunky Ornate Tables that I purchased from Craigslist.   I saw a post for 2 larger dressers from Craigslist.  The post did not have pictures so the person sent me some text pictures and the pictures were not great but I decided to go check them out anyways.  I arrivedContinue Reading

Pasta Salad!

Pasta Salad!

I make this pasta salad recipe year around.  I could have a bowl every week and never get tired of pasta salad.   During the summer, I use fresh garden cherry tomatoes which make it taste so much better.  The great thing about this recipe is you can substitute your favorites into the recipe.  IContinue Reading

#SoMe2 ~ SOcial MEdia Link Party ~ Growing and Engaging with Facebook!

#SoMe2 ~ SOcial MEdia Link Party ~ Growing and Engaging with Facebook!

IT’s here!  Can you believe it?  Our 1 Year Anniversary!  Kim and I am so excited to announce these new changes to you, our loyal party followers!  We have added 3 NEW Hostesses, and we have slightly changed up the way we are linking up.   So this means bigger party and more engagement.   ComeContinue Reading

Rescued Glass Top Tables!

Rescued Glass Top Tables!

I am sharing my dumpster diving rescued Glass Top Tables.  Yes, I pulled these babies out from a dumpster.   One would never know that these tables were pulled from a dumpster.  I received a curb alert from my friends Betty and Eugene(thanks guys) that their neighbor had a dumpster out front of their houseContinue Reading

Barbecue Ribs with Dry Rub and Homemade Sauce!

Barbecue Ribs with Dry Rub and Homemade Sauce!

Boy of boy do my boys love Barbecue Ribs.  This is one meal that they get pretty excited about.  This meal screams Summer to me; Barbecue Ribs, Corn on the Cob, Baked Beans, garden fresh tomatoes and Sweet Tea.  This is heaven on a plate!   I don’t make ribs very often, because honestly, itContinue Reading

#SoMe2~Social Media Linky Party~ Google+ and Twitter!

#SoMe2~Social Media Linky Party~ Google+ and Twitter!

  It’s Tuesday, and that means it’s ~SoMe2~ time again! Please don’t link and run.  Let’s all pull together and grow our blogs! On to the Social Media Party!! Welcome to ~SoMe2~ #51!  ***Do you see that number above?  Week 51, that means in 1 week, Kim and I will celebrate our 1 year anniversaryContinue Reading

DIY~ Sphere Lighting!

DIY~ Sphere Lighting!

This Sphere Lighting was made for a client.  I did a small custom decorating job of redecorating her space.  I found the sphere orb at Home Goods and thought it would be a great addition for my client.   The metal orb was originally blue, and it was being displayed next to a red metalContinue Reading

Homemade Tzatziki Sauce!

Homemade Tzatziki Sauce!

I have found creative ways to use the cucumbers that are growing in the garden.  I decided to make this homemade Tzatziki sauce using the last of my cucumbers.   I have made cucumber salad, refrigerator pickles and now this Tzatziki sauce, trying to find creative ways to use up the last of my cucumbers.Continue Reading

#SoMe2~ Social Media Party~ Pinterest and Instagram!

#SoMe2~ Social Media Party~ Pinterest and Instagram!

 Come join the Social Media Party! ~SoMe2~   My 2 favorite Social Media platforms are Pinterest and Instagram!    I LOVE meeting all the new links up each and every week. from our linky parties.   Do you want to grow your Social Media channels?  Go tell your friends and (and your friends’ friends) to link up, too!Continue Reading

Circle Wall Decor with Embroidery Hoops!

Circle Wall Decor with Embroidery Hoops!

I finally did it, I filled the empty space on my living room wall with my “knock off” circle wall decor.   I have had an empty spot on my wall for the past 6+ years.  Yes, you read that right!  I gave my living room and major makeover 6+ years ago and took downContinue Reading

Inviting Entryway Ideas!

Inviting Entries: Tips for Organizing Your Entryway Guest Post By: Jennifer Lutz #169477870 / gettyimages.com The entryway is the first thing that guests see as they enter your home. Unfortunately, it’s also often the messiest, with coats, shoes, and mail strewn all over the place. If your own entryway is in shambles, follow these tipsContinue Reading

Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins!

Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins!

Today I am sharing a new version of my all time favorite recipe, and my readers too!  I made these Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins using the same recipe as my Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins.   My Chocolate Chip Banana recipe continues to be my #1 post, so I thought I would alter the recipe byContinue Reading

#SoMe2- Social Media Link Party~ Facebook and Bloglovin’!

#SoMe2- Social Media Link Party~ Facebook and Bloglovin’!

It’s Tuesday, and that means it’s ~SoMe2~ time again! Please don’t link and run.  Let’s all pull together and grow our blogs! On to the Social Media Link Party!!  This week we are linking up our Facebook & Bloglovin’! Be sure and tell all of your friends (and your friends’ friends) to link up, too!   WelcomeContinue Reading

Bistro Table Makeover!

Bistro Table Makeover!

I love finding the ordinary items and turning them into fun, like this Bistro Table.   I saved the chairs from my neighbors trash and was in search of the perfect table to go with the chairs. I found the table about 8 months after rescuing and making over the chairs.   The table was inContinue Reading

Tomato Cucumber Salad with Olives and Feta!

Tomato Cucumber Salad with Olives and Feta!

It is a great feeling when the food you are eating comes right from your garden.   This Tomato Cucumber Salad came right from the backyard.   This year I grew my own cucumbers, tomatoes and basil knowing that I would be making this salad.  This is a perfect quick and easy side dish toContinue Reading

#SoMe2~Social Media Linky Party~ #Google+ and #Twitter!

#SoMe2~Social Media Linky Party~ #Google+ and #Twitter!

  It’s Tuesday, and that means it’s ~SoMe2~ time again! Please don’t link and run.  Let’s all pull together and grow our blogs! On to the Social Media Party!! Welcome to ~SoMe2~ #48!   This week, we’re linking up our Google+ and Twitter accounts, and we hope that you and your friends will join us! Let’sContinue Reading