RumChata Root Beer Float!

RumChata Root Beer Float!

Oh My!  This is one of those drinks I wish I had never tried, a RumChata Root beer Float!   I am a huge Root beer Float fan.  When I was pregnant during the summer, I think I had a few of them every week.  Of course not the RumChata Root Beer Float version!  MaybeContinue Reading

#SoMe2~ Twitter Social Link Party

#SoMe2~ Twitter Social Link Party

Welcome to #SoMe2 #76 A Twitter Social Link Party! STOP!! Please take just a moment to read these few lines about what you should be linking up at this party.   This week: **You should link up the URL of a TWEET**   DO NOT LINK UP YOUR BLOGDO NOT LINK UP A BLOG POSTContinue Reading

16 Stunning Stenciled Furniture Ideas!

16 Stunning Stenciled Furniture Ideas!

Looking for a creative way to add some glam to your out-dated furniture piece?  Take a look at these 16 Stunning Stenciled Furniture Ideas that I put together for Hometalk.   Hometalk you ask?  Yes, Hometalk is one of my very favorite sites for all your home needs.  You can post your completed home projectContinue Reading

French Provincial Table Makeover!

French Provincial Table Makeover!

This French Provincial Table Makeover was one of the best makeovers I have completed.  My biggest concern was being able to reupholster the chairs and as you can see, it turned out better than I anticipated.   Ok, you can see by the items in the background that I completed the set in October and IContinue Reading

French Onion Soup Recipe!

French Onion Soup Recipe!

Ok, This French Onion Soup recipe will be the last soup recipe that I will be sharing for the season.  For those of us in the north, we all know it has been a long Winter Soup Season!   I have not made a French Onion Soup recpe in a while and Mr. DD requestedContinue Reading

#SoMe2~ Instagram Social Party!

#SoMe2~ Instagram Social Party!

Welcome to #SoMe2 #75- Instagram Social Party! STOP!!Please take just a moment to read these few lines about what you should be linking up at this party.    This week: **You should link up the URL of anINSTAGRAM post/picture** We will be deleting those who do not link up properly, so please don’t waste yourContinue Reading

How to Strip Painted Furniture!

How to Strip Painted Furniture!

I usually don’t like to use chemicals, so I try to avoid buying furniture that has been previoulsy painted.  Sometimes a bargain is too good to pass up and this is why I want to share my tips on how to strip painted furniture.   This is the only before picture I could find ofContinue Reading

Antique Hexagon Table!

Antique Hexagon Table!

Sometimes pieces of furniture have a painitng story behind them and a lesson, this Antique Hexagon Table was one of them.   She was in rough shape when I found her but she had some great features so it was worth the hassle to bring he back to life.   You can see all theContinue Reading

Creamy Sausage Tortellini Soup

Creamy Sausage Tortellini Soup

It is warming up here in Ohio, but it is still soup season.  We cold technically have soup until May since sometimes we have very cool spring seasons.  My son requested something with Tortellini’s in it so I decided on this Creamy Sausage Tortellini Soup recipe.   I made this recipe in the crockpot.  IContinue Reading

#SoMe2 #74 Facebook Social Media Link Party!

#SoMe2 #74 Facebook Social Media Link Party!

Welcome to #SoMe2 #74! **You should link up the URL from a recent Facebook Post** DO NOT LINK UP YOUR BLOG DO NOT LINK UP A BLOG POST DO NOT LINK UP YOUR FACEBOOK PROFILE    STOP!! Did you read the lines above???? Please take just a moment to read these few lines above aboutContinue Reading

How to Decoupage Furniture!

How to Decoupage Furniture!

If you have followed my blog for a while, you know I love to change furniture by adding fabric, paper or even aluminum foil to some of my furniture pieces.  I decided I wanted to share my tips, tricks and the products I use to show you how to decoupage furniture.  This post contains affiliateContinue Reading

How to Refresh Grout the Easy Way!

How to Refresh Grout the Easy Way!

Are you looking for an easy way to clean, seal and refresh grout?  Are your grout lines looking dingy and nothing you do works to clean them?  I have a simple and easy solution that worked great in my basement bathroom.   I used this product called Grout Refresh (affiliate link).  It works and I amContinue Reading

Southwest Chicken Soup!

Southwest Chicken Soup!

Have you noticed that all the recipes I have shared lately are soup recipes?  It was such a cold winter that is basically all that I made.  This week I am sharing this Southwest Chicken Soup Recipe.  This is one I made up and just threw a few things in the crock pot, named itContinue Reading

#SoMe2~Google+ Social Media Linky Party!

#SoMe2~Google+ Social Media Linky Party!

Welcome to #SoMe2 #73 ******LINK UP A GOOLE+ URL****** DO NOT LINK UP YOUR BLOG DO NOT LINK UP A BLOG POST DO NOT LINK UP YOUR GOOGLE+ PROFILE #SoMe2 is a Social Media Linky Party and today we are sharing our Google+ pages and posts. This is a great platform that is worth aContinue Reading

Basement Bathroom Makeover!

Basement Bathroom Makeover!

I have a small confession to make, I did this Basement Bathroom makeover almost a year ago and I am just now writing about it!  I was waiting to complete one small piece for the bathroom and keep putting it off until I just plain forgot about it.  Oh, and I never finished the oneContinue Reading

How to Make Large Furniture Stencils using Vinyl and a Silhouette Cameo!

How to Make  Large Furniture Stencils using Vinyl and a Silhouette Cameo!

On Monday I posted my Eiffel Tower Dresser that I completed for a friend.  Today I want to share how to make the large stencil using vinyl and Cameron my Silhouette Cameo Electronic Cutting Machine.  This post contains affiliate links.   I used 2 great sources to teach me how to do this.  The firstContinue Reading

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