Dressing Your Thanksgiving Table – A Fall Tablescape

Here is a quick lineup of my Thanksgiving Tablescape – I did this one a couple of years ago and it was a big hit. A finely decorated table can add to the festive atmosphere. What are you plans this year?     Tips Day One – Use what you already have.     Tips Day Two – Get creative … Read more

Weeds for Sale – Dirt Cheap! A Fun Garden Sign

  Weeds 4 Sale – Dirt Cheap! DH replaced the steps leading to our basement, so I took the old boards and painted a sign for the garden – my "step garden" behind my garage. I'll show you the before and afters of that later, but for now, here is how I did my sign (super easy): 1. Grab a … Read more

Do You DWO or DIY? {Love My DIY Home}

Do You DWO or DIY?

Do You DWO or DIY? We are now through the Christmas season and it’s time to think about perspective and balance with the new year just around the corner. I heard complaining – a LOT of complaining about the “cost” of Christmas and how it has become a boring/stressful/unremarkable/frustrating time of year. This set me to thinking.   Why do … Read more

How the Ministry Groomed me for DIY Blogging (Christian Mommy Blogger}

Guest Post on Christian Mommy Blogger

If you know me, you know about my ministry history.   Ha! I'm a poet don't ya know it?  Ministry…history…oh never mind.   I have a guest post on Christian Mommy Blogger today that explains how the ministry led me to being a DIY Blogger.     I know, right? Quite an unusual statement? Well, go read my story and … Read more

31 Posts in 31 Days Ultimate Blog Challenge Wrap Up

Let's just do a quick review of the last month. I crammed a lot in 31 days – in case you didn't notice. One post a day for 31 days. I'd be lyin' if I said it was easy – Fun yes, easy, no. Here are some of my fave posts:  Antique Night Stand Re-do. It's not very often that … Read more

Quick Tip: Use a Golf Tee to Fix a Door Hinge from Houzz.com

Houzz.com shows us a quick way to fix hinges when the screw has been stripped, originating from Grainda Buildres, Inc.   You will need a hammer, wood glue, a golf tee and sharp utility knife, and of course a screwdriver or pliers to yank out the screw.   It probably wouldn't hurt to have a drill on hand  for a … Read more