Archives for February 2014

DIY Designer Desktop

DIY Designer Desktop

Greetings, my peeps! (Adam, my dear SIL, I said that just for you!)   Confession time. My desktop was a mess. Seriously - there were folders and PDFs and files strewn all over my desktop and whenever I've cleaned it up it's lasted, oh maybe, 2 days?   I was cruising around on Pinterest (big surprise, right?) and saw this really cool desktop from Moritz Fine Designs. Heather offers a bunch of downloads in different sizes. Heather, I pinned your designs on my Pinterest board - thanks for the Continue reading

DIY French Photo Frame Tutorial – Re-purpose Old Picture Frames Part 4

DIY French Photo Frame Tutorial – Re-purpose Old Picture Frames Part 4

Here's another frame project completed. In November 2013 I talked about upcycling old unused photo frames here. Let's face it. We get tired of our old stuff and want need changes in our home. It's who we are. No sense in fighting it. We can have change for pennies rather than spending money on something someone else did. Here is my inspiration photo: source I searched through my boxes and found an old oak framed sports collage and painted it with a light tan spray paint. I didn't sand it because I like the Continue reading

DIY Cures? Is it Possible to Live Without Traditional Medical Assistance?

DIY Cures? Is it Possible to Live Without Traditional Medical Assistance?

We've not had medical coverage for about 7 years. So when I read about alternative medicine like essential oils, I wondered. I also wonder if we have become so dependent on doctors that we forget to look for ways to heal ourselves naturally. Is it possible? If this new healthcare dealy actually happens (or "doesn't work" is more like it) and we find ourselves without doctors, meds, and/or hospitals, what would we do? I think it's time we explore our options.   Ever thought about using Essential Oils? I know, I Continue reading