Santa Fe Soup!

Santa Fe Soup!

Yet another soup recipe for this cold winter day.  This Santa Fe Soup recipe is a favorite of mine.     When I worked at JCPenney’s one of the ladies would bring me dinner and this was her recipe.  It was one of my favorite things she would bring me and I make it everyContinue Reading

#SoMe2-Pinterest Social Linky Party!

#SoMe2-Pinterest Social Linky Party!

Come join our Social Linky Party with PINTEREST!!!   Welcome to #SoMe2 #72!   This week: **You should link up the URL of a Pin** DO NOT LINK UP YOUR BLOG DO NOT LINK UP A BLOG POST DO NOT LINK UP YOUR PINTEREST PROFILE    STOP!! Did you read the lines above???? Please takeContinue Reading

Eiffel Tower Dresser!

Eiffel Tower Dresser!

Today I am sharing the dresser makeover that I completed for my friend Sherri.  She was decorating her daughter’s bedroom in a French theme and she wanted her old outdated dressers to match the theme.  She gave me a picture of an isnpiration piece that she found and asked that I do something similar.  SheContinue Reading

Outdated Tea Cart to a Stylish Wine Cart!

Outdated Tea Cart to a Stylish Wine Cart!

I love taking something that is outdated and turning it into something that is relevant and useful for today’s decorating styles.  This piece was an outdated and boring tea cart and now it is a stylish and useful wine cart.   Most people don’t serve tea in this manner in their homes, but they doContinue Reading

Bacon Cheeseburger Soup!

Bacon Cheeseburger Soup!

Say Bacon and my family is all over it!  That is why this Bacon Cheeseburger soup was a hit in my home.   Thanks to my son for suggesting to add bacon to the cheeseburger soup.  I did and it gave an additional flavor to an already great soup!     This recipe called forContinue Reading

#SoMe2 – Social Link Party with Twitter!

#SoMe2 – Social Link Party with Twitter!

Welcome to #SoMe2 a Social Link Party with Twitter!   This week: **You should link up the URL of a TWEET** DO NOT LINK UP YOUR BLOG DO NOT LINK UP A BLOG POST DO NOT LINK UP YOUR TWITTER PROFILE    STOP!! Did you read the lines above???? Please take just a moment toContinue Reading

No Sew Scarf Valance!

No Sew Scarf Valance!

I love when a good plan comes out better than you envisioned it!  That is how my Guest Bedroom makeover turned out, thanks in part to a No Sew Scarf Valance.   I won a gift certificate from the Online Fabric store over a year ago and I fell in love with this fabric, Silver SequinContinue Reading

How to Stain a Basket!

How to Stain a Basket!

I have slowly been sharing all the things I did to complete my Guest Bedroom Makeover, and today I am showing you how to Stain a Basket.   I saved these storage baskets from the trash.   Yes, these were sitting on the side of the road, ready to be picked up for trash day theContinue Reading

Crockpot Vegetable Beef Soup!

Crockpot Vegetable Beef Soup!

Today I am sharing a simple Vegetable Beef soup recipe that you can make in the crockpot.  Most of my soup recipes that I make in the crockpot can also be made on the stove top.   I prefer to use my crockpot for most of my soup recipes just because it can be setContinue Reading

#SoMe2 ~ Instagram Social Party!

#SoMe2 ~ Instagram Social Party!

Come join the Social Media Link Party!!!   Welcome to #SoMe2 – Week #70 #SoMe2 is a Social Party where we link up a Socail Media post every Tuesday @ 7:00pm EST! SOcial MEdia is all about ENGAGEMENT, and as bloggers, we want to do more than find new followers – we want to engage with them! ThisContinue Reading

The Inspiration Tribe February Blog Hop!

The Inspiration Tribe February Blog Hop!

THE INSPIRATION TRIBE BLOG HOP Welcome to The Inspiration Tribe’s February Blog Hop.   The best crafters, DIYer’s and decorators have come together to create and share décor and gift ideas for every holiday, season or events throughout the year. We hope to inspire you to create as well as share those creations with others.Continue Reading

DIY Drapery Window Sconces!

DIY Drapery Window Sconces!

I wanted to find something that was different and inexpensive to hang up my No-Sew Scarf Valances, so I made my own DIY Drapery Window Sconces.   I used a few simple supplies from Home Depot to complete this task.   I used 6 Square Molding Trim pieces and 6 double-sided screws.  That is it!Continue Reading

Wall Decor Repurposed Window!

Wall Decor Repurposed Window!

A simple way to add color, charm and character to your decorating is to use a repurposed window.  I knew I wanted a place in my guest bedroom for my guests to hang their towels or other belongs, so I decided that using an old window would be the perfect item.   Click this linkContinue Reading

Crock Pot Chicken Noodle Soup!

Crock Pot Chicken Noodle Soup!

Chicken Noodle Soup is a staple in our home in the winter. I am sure it is a staple in most homes.  My dad would always make Chicken noodle soup and he never measured, he just did it.  I think this is why I have never measured for my recipe also, I just do it.Continue Reading

#SoMe2~ Facebook Social Media Link Party!

#SoMe2~ Facebook Social Media Link Party!

Welcome to #SoMe2 #69!    Here at #SoMe2, we wanted to find a fun way to ENGAGE our SOcial MEdia channels that that wouldn’t take up a lot of your valuable time. So we’re changing the party a little and making it easier to link up and take part! Each week we will be linkingContinue Reading

How to Hang a 3-D Frame Gallery Wall!

How to Hang a 3-D Frame Gallery Wall!

A few weeks ago I posted my finished Guest Bedroom and have shared some projects that went into the bedroom.  I love how my 3-D Frame Gallery Wall turned out.   I was collecting frames all summer from garage sales and thrift stores not knowing what sizes or styles I would use for my 3-D FrameContinue Reading

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