Refresh with Salvation Army

Recently, I was offered the opportunity to spend a gift card at my local Salvation Army store and share some decorating ideas as a guest blogger on their website. How … Continue Reading →

Easy Vintage Lighting Project |

Easy Vintage Lighting Project

A friend of mine put out the call for folks to come help her clean out some junk she needed gone, and I’m not one to turn away from a … Continue Reading →

Easy Jewelry Display Using Vintage Items |

Easy Jewelry Display Ideas Using Vintage Items

I have way more jewelry than I really wear, as probably some of you do as well. Things that belonged to someone special, things that were given to me by … Continue Reading →

Clothesline Memories |

Clothesline Memories

My grandmother hung her laundry on a line just outside her laundry room. Sounds silly, doesn’t it? I’m not sure if she just didn’t have a dryer when she installed … Continue Reading →

Glass Insulators: 4 Ways to Use Them |

Glass Insulators: 4 ways to use them

I remember my mom having a couple of knobby-looking glass domes sitting on a shelf when I was young. They had no obvious purpose, so I always just looked at … Continue Reading →

Holiday Decorating on a Budget |

Holiday Decorating on a Budget

Whether you are hosting the entire extended family this holiday season, or planning a small meal with your spouse and kids, part of the fun (also known as “Stress”) is … Continue Reading →

Apples in Autumn |

Cooking with Apples in Autumn

Near where I live in Northwest Arkansas, there used to be a number of family orchards growing all kinds of tree-ripe fruit. Peaches, apples, pears, plums… there were also apple … Continue Reading →

Halloween Decor: Thrift Store Finds |

Halloween Decor: Thrift Store Finds

The whole year is chock full of holidays, and lots of folks decorate for every. single. one. Pinterest can provide plenty of ideas if you want to fill your home … Continue Reading →

Project #1: Guest Room Home Office |

Project Number One: Converting the guest room to an office

Last week I told you about our decision to change direction in our house search. Basically, we aren’t going to keep searching. So, the fact that we’re staying put means … Continue Reading →

Thoughts on parenting adults.

We’ve been turning over new leaves all over the freaking place around here lately. The last seven days have been pretty monumental for our family, especially for my oldest daughter. … Continue Reading →