Painting a ceiling with PaintStick EZ Twist by HomeRight

I am excited to share the PaintStick EZ Twist, a handy little painting tool that I was able to give a “roll” on my Guest Bedroom ceiling.    I am in a slooooowwwwww guest bedroom transformation and this handy PaintStick saved me time and money. Here is the room before I kicked my son toContinue Reading

Homemade Granola Bars!

Homemade Granola Bars!

I think I have found my favorite snack, homemade Granola Bars!  I found various recipes for homemade granola bars online and I finally adapted my own version.   This recipe has a all my favorite snacks loaded together in one bar.  You can also adapt this recipe to include some of your favorites too.   IContinue Reading

Social Media Link Party- #SoMe2 ~ Pinterest and Instagram!

Social Media Link Party- #SoMe2 ~ Pinterest and Instagram!

 Come join the Social Link Party! ~SoMe2~   My 2 favorite Social Media platforms are Pinterest and Instagram!    I LOVE meeting all the new links up each and every week.   Do you want to grow your Social Media channels?  Go tell your friends and (and your friends’ friends) to link up, too! Welcome to ~SoMe2~ #29Continue Reading

Inspirational Words ~ Repurposed Window!

Inspirational Words ~ Repurposed Window!

Spring is in the air, finally in Ohio!  So now it is time to start the Spring decorating projects. I love finding old wood windows, because you can use them in so many different ways.  I used this repurposed window for some inspirational words and a coat rack.  I also will be sharing 40+ SpringContinue Reading

Pallet Wall Decor

Pallet Wall Decor

  On Monday, I shared my shabby vintage shelf and cabinet and I also made this Pallet Wall decor piece to go along with those furniture pieces.  I had some pallet wood pieces and baseboard trim stacked up in the garage and decided I needed to make a wall decor accent hanging with all the piecesContinue Reading

Strawberry Pretzel Surprise!

Strawberry Pretzel Surprise!

Strawberry Pretzel Surprise has been a long time favorite recipe of mine.  When I was a teenager, my great-aunt made it for a family get together and I had to have the recipe.  I have since made this recipe over and over for many family functions and picnics. I think I have perfected this recipeContinue Reading

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

Social Media Link Party ~ #SoMe2 ~ 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

Painting Vintage Shelf and Cabinet with Country Chic Paint!

Painting Vintage Shelf and Cabinet with Country Chic Paint!

First I want to let you know that I am part of “Country Chic Paint’s 2014 Blogger Program.   Each month I will be sharing a post with a project using Country Chic Paints over on their blog. I am super excited to be part of this 2014 Blogger Program and using their paints.  NowContinue Reading

Spray Painting an Accent Table

Spray Painting an Accent Table

This accent table was found on the side of the road, left for trash pick up.  I was on a morning walk with my side kick and was afraid to leave it and come back with my jeep to get it later, so I carried it home.  Dog leash and poop bag in one hand,Continue Reading

Easy Salmon Dip Recipe!

Easy Salmon Dip Recipe!

I want to share this easy Salmon Dip Recipe I discovered from our trip to Alaska last May.   We took an Alaskan Cruise last May and one of our stops was in Ketchikan, Alaska.  Ketchikan is know to be the “Salmon Capitol of the World”, so of course we had to buy some salmon.Continue Reading

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

Social Media Link Party ~ #SoMe2 ~ 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 Link Party!! Welcome to ~SoMe2~ #27!!   This week, we’re linking up our Google+ and Twitter accounts, and we hope that you and your friends will join us!Continue Reading

Painting a Small Credenza!

Painting a Small Credenza!

I love the things you can find on Craigslist, like this small credenza.  He was in need of a makeover, so we applied some paint.     I usually like to keep the tops of my makeover pieces in the natural wood state.  This one had too many issues and it needed a lot ofContinue Reading

How to Clean a Microwave ~ The Easy Way!

How to Clean a Microwave ~ The Easy Way!

Mr DD. has a favorite saying ~ “If you want something done the easy way, ask a lazy man how he would do it!” Well, I am giving you the “Lazy Man’s” way on How to clean a Microwave.   I absolutely hated to clean out our microwave.  When you have 4 boys, they usuallyContinue Reading

~3 Bean Salad!

~3 Bean Salad!

Tantalizing Thursday~3 Bean Salad! The wonderful thing about this recipe is you can add any type of bean that you like.  I chose my favorite 3, but the possibilities are endless. I think the main secret to this recipe is the vinegar.  My neighbor told me about the Marukan rice vinegar and this is nowContinue Reading

Social Link Party ~ #SoMe2 ~ Pinterest and Instagram!

Social Link Party ~ #SoMe2 ~ Pinterest and Instagram!

 Come join the Social Link Party! ~SoMe2~   My 2 favorite Social Media platforms are Pinterest and Instagram!    I LOVE meeting all the new links up each and every week.   Do you want to grow your Social Media channels?  Go tell your friends and (and your friends’ friends) to link up, too! Welcome to ~SoMe2~ #26Continue Reading

Headboard Makeover with Shabby Paints and a Giveaway!

Headboard Makeover with Shabby Paints and a Giveaway!

I started to work on my guest bedroom and started with the headboard makeover.  I am excited about this, because I finally get to have a guest bedroom.   I have researched the different types of chalk-based paints and I came across this new company called Shabby Paints.  This company is less than a yearContinue Reading