Helping Bees in my Neighborhood |

Helping Bees in my Neighborhood

A friend of mine is an entomologist, and knows just about everything there is to know about bees. When I went to a presentation he gave last year I was … Continue Reading →

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 →

Laundry Room Love |

Laundry Room Love

If you follow me on Instagram you may remember me mentioning my clothes dryer dying last fall. I was able to keep us all in clean clothes for something like … Continue Reading →

Vintage Mail : and more memories of grandma |

Vintage mail and more memories of grandma.

Last week I got a lovely package in the mail from an acquaintance on Instagram, Chanelle Ambrose. She is an estate sale aficionado, and came across some quilt squares she … 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 →

A Sense of Smell |

A sense of smell.

I have long been a fan of the smell of tomato plant leaves. They are peppery and earthy… really nothing at all like the sweet, tangy flavor of the fruit … 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 →

Repair a Broken Bird Feeder |

Repair a Broken Bird Feeder

No one knows exactly how it happened, but one day a couple of months ago our large bird feeder was discovered on the ground under the tree with the glass … Continue Reading →

Artisan Chocolate and Kamp Kyya |

Artisan Chocolate and Kamp Kyya

A friend of mine is a friend of some folks who make chocolate. When she asked if I would be interested in attending a chocolate-making open house to hear about … Continue Reading →