SpOOOoooOOOky Floating Ghost!

Is it too early to start thinking about Halloween???  I mean I'm not one of those people OBSESSED with the holiday, but I have to admit, it's one of those holidays that is fun to think about decorations for. I mean Labor Day is a great holiday and all (afterall....HALLOWEEN doesn't give us a 3-day weekend!), but there's ... Continue Reading

Sunrise Punch & A Salute To "The Pioneer Woman"

Ree Drummond - The Pioneer WomanDid you know "The Pioneer Woman" - Ree Drummond now has her own Food Network TV show?? Wow!  Talk about your "shooting stars"!  She has come a LONG way in the last few years.GOOD FOR HER!  I celebrate her success today with a recipe for Sunrise Punch that I just ... Continue Reading

Pinspinners! A fun and easy paper craft!

allsorts.typepad.comI love when I come across both a GOOD IDEA to share and a GOOD WEBSITE all in one! It's two, two, TWO "good things" in one!  (Anyone else remember that commercial? I know...I'm dating myself.)Anyway, these darling little pinwheels (which Jenny of All Sorts calls Pinspinners!) immediately caught my eye! ... Continue Reading

Crash Hot Potatoes….crash and burn!

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  I've been having a pretty good run lately. I guess I was due for a FAIL! In the interest of "keeping it real"...I'm going to share with you a "One NOT SO Good Thing" from my week. Today I attempted to make "Crash Hot Potatoes"...a seemingly "simple" side dish I saw on The Pioneer Woman. I make a LOT of potato ... Continue Reading

Another Amazing Bathroom Mirror Transformation!

One of my earliest posts on this blog was about dressing up one of those generic "Builder's Special" bathroom mirrors with a nice-looking border. I loved this!  Still do!Emily Louise over at thesitsgirls.com made it for just $18 bucks!In just over 300 words (314 to be precise...yep, I counted) & 10 photographs...she ... Continue Reading

D.I.Y. Fabric Coasters (and something yummy to put on them!)

ashleyannphotography.comI haven't posted anything that involved sewing for awhile.  There's a reason for that. I'm really not much of a seamstress. (sorry Mom!)Despite my mother's best efforts to teach us girls to sew...it just was never my forte`. But that being said....I really DO enjoy sewing once in awhile.I find it ... Continue Reading

D.I.Y. Etched Dish Soap Bottle

LilBlueBoo.comEver since I saw this project a couple of weeks ago....for some reason I keep thinking about it and how much I want to do it!  I have always loved these types of bottles.As a matter of fact, I use one for my cooking oil that I keep out on the stove.  I use it constantly!  And I USED to have a cute ... Continue Reading