No Christmas Home Tour Here

No Christmas Home Tour Here

  This Christmas season is different for our family this year. We are a family in crisis. There will be no chestnuts roasting on our open fire this year. Normally I would be writing a post about our Christmas Home Tour complete with staged pictures of my home in the Continue reading

Dresser Turned TV Stand

Dresser Turned TV Stand

It is a new day. I woke at 4:45 this morning and couldn't turn my brain off. As always my mom pops in my mind and since the stress of her dire condition is ever present, I couldn't get back to sleep.   At least it wasn't like yesterday. Continue reading

The Ultimate DIY – Saying Goodbye to Your Mom

While I sit here in the hospital with my mom, I thought I'd share a really great project with you that my daughter, April, did recently - a dresser turned tv stand.   But then I decided to just have a chat with you. To encourage you. To let you know what's up and that Continue reading

DIY Gift Bags at To Work With My Hands

DIY Gift Bags at To Work With My Hands

Occasionally I like to share resources that I think would be useful to my readers. Today is one of those days... My friend, Karen, over at To Work With My Hands has a tutorial today on DIY gift bags ...made out of TRASH! You should hop right on Continue reading

Have a Holly Jolly Christmas Word Art – FREE Download

Have a Holly Jolly Christmas Word Art – FREE Download

Decorating with FREE Christmas Word Art Don't you just love Christmas? All the sneaking around secretive gift buying just gets me into my happy zone! Yet the gift wrapping, tree decorating, and figgy pudding making is so much fun for me that I tend to run myself ragged. Ya know, good Continue reading

Thanksgiving Kid’s Table

Thanksgiving Kid’s Table

I hope you had a Happy Thanksgiving! Did you lavishly decorate or keep it simple?   We focused on the kid's table this year. Since the kids tend to get a bit impatient with us when we are getting the food on the table, I gave them something to Continue reading

Free Printable Christmas Gift Tags

Free Printable Christmas Gift Tags

Free Printable Christmas Gift Tags Is Christmas on your mind today? I love Christmas. With tomorrow being Thanksgiving we can look ahead to the next season and start planning. What are your family traditions? I made some printable Christmas Gift Tags for Continue reading

Free Word Art!

Free Word Art!

Happy Sunday! Things have been crazy around here. My mom had open heart surgery a month ago - oh boy, I'm not going to give you all the details, but suffice it to say it's been tough. Can you see the stress in my face on the day of surgery? We bought Continue reading

Fall Tablescape – Seven Days of Tips 7

Fall Tablescape – Seven Days of Tips 7

What about the kids? Until now, I've shown you MY fall tablescapes. Today I'm going to share some links from other sites.   I just saved you a couple of hours searching online for ideas.   You're welcome. I don't Continue reading

Fall Tablescape – Seven Days of Tips 6

Fall Tablescape – Seven Days of Tips 6

Cohesiveness cohesive [koh-hee-siv] adjective cohesiveness, noun 1. characterized by or causing cohesion : a cohesive agent. 2. cohering or tending to cohere; well-integrated; unified: a cohesive Continue reading