Fresh Cherry Crumb Cake!

Fresh Cherry Crumb Cake!

I love a good crumb cake, especially one made with fresh fruit like this cherry crumb cake.   In the summer time I purchase fresh fruit when it is in season and on sale.  I then freeze the fruit so I have access to fresh fruit in the winter.  Our winters seem so long, soContinue Reading

#SoMe2~ Bloglovin’ Social Party!

#SoMe2~ Bloglovin’ Social Party!

Come join the Social Party – #SoMe2 This week we are growing and engaging with Bloglovin‘! Welcome to #SoMe2 – Week #56   SOcial MEdia is all about ENGAGEMENT, and we as bloggers want to do more than find new followers, we want to grow our engagement!  The more we comment, like, and share each other’s posts,Continue Reading

D.I.Y. Wire Pendant Light!

D.I.Y. Wire Pendant Light!

I love finding unique pieces to make a D.I.Y. pendant light.   I have no idea what these 2 wire pieces were for?  They were laying on a shelf in a thrift store and the were screaming at me to buy them and make them in to a pendant light.   I purchased the metalContinue Reading

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cookies

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cookies

One of my all time favorite things is Peanut Butter.  I will eat peanut butter in any form, cookies, pies, fudge, on just about anything or straight up on a spoon.  So why not combine Reese’s with Peanut Butter Cookies? I remember when I was younger, I would come home from school and always haveContinue Reading

#SoMe2~ Social Media Link Party with Pinterest!

#SoMe2~ Social Media Link Party with Pinterest!

Come join the Social Media Link Party Welcome to #SoMe2 – Week #55 This week we are all about PINTEREST!  This is my favorite place to share and spend my time.  We all know it can be addicting, so come and share with us and help us pin each others content.     SOcial MEdiaContinue Reading

Vintage Accent Chair!

Vintage Accent Chair!

Don’t hate for painting this vintage accent chair.  She was in good shape and would of been easier to do a little elbow grease on the wood, but I decided to paint her to bring out the details in the wood carvings.     I love finding items that others do not see the potentialContinue Reading

The Great Eyeball Pumpkin from “The CSI Project”!

The Great Eyeball Pumpkin from “The CSI Project”!

Hello Designed Decor Readers! My name is Dee and I am The CSI Girl. My blogging home is The CSI Project where I share all of my craft goodies and encourage you to Create, Share and Inspire! I am so excited to be here to share You can find the craft pumpkins at Michaels. TheseContinue Reading

Chocolate Chip Banana Cake!

Chocolate Chip Banana Cake!

You may see a baking theme on my blog at times.  It seems I get on a kick with a recipe and make different versions of the recipe.  I get tired of making my famous Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins that are a favorite in this house, so why not make Chocolate Chip Banana Cake.  Continue Reading

#SoMe2 – A Twitter Social Media Link Party!

#SoMe2 – A Twitter Social Media Link Party!

I want to thank you, those of you that have been loyal to linking up each week.  I am loving the new way we are engaging and I am seeing the  difference we are making already!  We can make a big difference even by making small engaging comments!   Come join the Twitter Social Media LinkContinue Reading

Autumn Tour with My Haven Ladies!

Autumn Tour with My Haven Ladies!

It’s beginning to look like Fall in my parts of Ohio; so I teamed up with a great group of Ladies that I met and bonded with at the Haven Blog Conference, to bring you some Autumn inspirations with our Autumn Tour.     As much as I am a summer loving gal, I have toContinue Reading

16 Astonishing Tin Foil Projects!

16 Astonishing Tin Foil Projects!

I am excited to be sharing “16 Astonishing Tin Foil Projects” with you today.  If you remember a few months back I shared my “Tin Foil Desk.”    I was SUPER excited when Hometalk contacted me to curate a board for Tin Foil Projects.  Of course this all came about because of my Tin FoilContinue Reading

Blueberry Pound Cake!

Blueberry Pound Cake!

Thanks to my cousin Diane for inspiring me to try this Blueberry Pound Cake recipe.   Diane had posted a picture on her Facebook feed of this blueberry cake that she made.  It looked so delicious that I had to have the recipe.  My boys are big fans of the Lemon Pound Cake that myContinue Reading

#SoMe2 – Social Media Link Party

#SoMe2 – Social Media Link Party

Come join the Social Media Link Party!!!Welcome to #SoMe2 – Week #53 Welcome to the second week for the changes we made to our Social Media Link Party(#SoMe2).  We added 3 new hostesses and we slightly changed the way we link up each week.   It is important that we engage on our social mediaContinue Reading

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