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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

Guest Bedroom Makeover~ Progress Update!

Guest Bedroom Makeover~ Progress Update!

I have to laugh continuously with the title of “Guest Bedroom Makeover, Progress Update”!  Did I say progress, this is what makes me laugh.  I need to change that title to “Stand Still.”  I started my guest bedroom makeover in March, 4 months ago.  Here is where I am at today.    Not much progressContinue Reading

Smile Brilliant~ Teeth Whitening System!

Smile Brilliant~ Teeth Whitening System!

I whiten my teeth and I am a former front desk receptionist at a dental office.  When Smile Brilliant asked me to review their Teeth Whitening System, I gladly said yes.   I had whitening trays made 10+ years ago, so I was curious to see how this system really worked.  I admit, I was aContinue Reading

Peach Cobbler

Peach Cobbler

Having southern roots, especially Georgia southern roots, peaches always remind me of my Southern Family’s Peach Cobbler. Every summer trip to visit my mom’s family, one of my aunts were sure to make peach cobbler.  Every time I  eat some peach cobbler it always brings back some great child hood memories of our vacations toContinue 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

Dresser Makeover with a Touch of Sophistication!

Dresser Makeover with a Touch of Sophistication!

I almost gave up of this Dresser Makeover, but so glad that I did not throw in the towel.   These dressers were plain and boring and the were just plain UGLY! What ever finish was placed on these dressers was flaking off, so I ended up sanding down the majority of the dresser toContinue Reading

Fruit Smoothie with Coffee-Mate!

Fruit Smoothie with Coffee-Mate!

Coffee-Mate is not just for coffee.  I am loving how Coffee-Mate has inspired me to make these fruit smoothies using the French Vanilla flavor.   I love a good smoothie for lunch in the afternoons, it is quick, easy and healthy.    My youngest son has discovered that he is liking a good fruit smoothieContinue Reading

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

#SoMe2~ Social Media 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 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!   Welcome toContinue Reading

How to Salvage a Vintage Leather Top Side Table!

How to Salvage a Vintage Leather Top Side Table!

Have you ever been at a thrift store and run across the old leather top side table and wonder what would I do with that?  How would I paint over the leather?  Well, you just need to think outside the box and think fabric.      These table tops were is pretty bad shape andContinue Reading

DIY Plant Holders using Wood Chairs!

DIY Plant Holders using Wood Chairs!

I bought these wood chairs to go with a table I found at Goodwill.  After I got them home, they were too small next to the table.  This is when I decided they would make great plant holders.   This is another one of those projects of using what I had on hand, except the plants.Continue Reading

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

#SoMe2~ Social Media 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~ #45!!   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

Bench Makeover with Metal Effects by Modern Masters!

Bench Makeover with Metal Effects by Modern Masters!

I completed this bench makeover with Metal Effects by Modern Masters  and Thompson’s WaterSeal Deck and House. I love free, and this bench was given to me from Mr. DD’s business partner.  Steve is always on the look out for pieces for me, so of course I took this bench.   She is showing some neglect,Continue Reading

Blogiversary Giveaway!

Blogiversary Giveaway!

Are you ready to win some cash or gift cards?  I’m so thrilled to be able to bring you this $900 Giveaway to honor Kim from {enjoy the view}’s 2nd blogiversary! We had so many participants that we decided to have THREE lucky winners!!  So you have an even better chance of winning!!     We wouldn’t haveContinue 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

Repair an Old Shutter with a Paint Stick!

Repair an Old Shutter with a Paint Stick!

Yes, you read that title correct.  I am sharing  how to repair an old shutter with a paint stick.   A few weeks ago, I shared my potting bench with you and used these old wood shutters as the top shelf.  They were missing a few slates, so I grabbed a few paint sticks fromContinue Reading