Halloween

Dem Bones, Dem Bones

‘Dem Bones, ‘Dem Bones Robin shared with me this adorable setup that her and her grandson did together…this is what they made..and what she had to say… Along with the grandson, we decided to make a skeleton jail, which evolved into a Halloween scene for the mantle. We got the skeletons from the dollar store (had… Continue reading Dem Bones, Dem Bones

Crafts, Kids

Kids Make Your Own Slime!

Slime...kids love this stuff. Well, I decided to make some with my young friend Mariah. This was fun, and so easy to do. You don't have to spend a  bunch of money make this stuff, you probably already have the ingredients at home. This is what we used: White Glue Food Color of your choice… Continue reading Kids Make Your Own Slime!

Trash to Treasure

Craigslist Makeovers

You're browsing Craigslist and you come upon a dresser that would look fabulous in your bedroom. You think 'If it only wasn't in such terrible condition'. Almost all the items I find to makeover, I find on the streets. So many times all it needed was some paint, or perhaps some new hardware. Let's say you… Continue reading Craigslist Makeovers

Storage & Organization & Hacks

Reusing Hangers, TP Rolls, and Rubberbands!

If you follow my blog, then you know I am all about recycling. This post is all about reusing hangers, toilet paper rolls and rubberbands! I hope you enjoy it! Plastic Clip Hangers: Save those plastic pants hangers to make your own bag clamps. Snip off the ends of the hangers with heavy-duty scissors. The… Continue reading Reusing Hangers, TP Rolls, and Rubberbands!

Fall, Seasons

Broken Rake

A friend, who knows me a bit too much, came over yesterday to see how the progress was going in the kitchen. She brought me a gift....a rake. No ordinary rake! This ones handle was broken, the metal rusted, and bent up. Now to know Carol, is to know she  likes to bring me a… Continue reading Broken Rake

Home Improvements

Refinishing F.R.Cabinets

I was recently given a kit of the Rust Oleum Cabinet Transformation Kit from Rust Oleum to try. I had never tried this particular product,  and was very interested in seeing how well it works. this is what comes in the kit: Small kit covers 100 sq. ft., large kit covers 200 sq. ft. If… Continue reading Refinishing F.R.Cabinets

Home Decor

Mirror Update

If you have visited my blog, then you know how I love to create something pretty from something that has been cast away. I found this old black mirror at a garage sale for $1.00. It had a black frame that was badly beaten up, but the mirror was in great shape. I wanted this… Continue reading Mirror Update

Crafts, Fun & Easy DIY

Make Your Own Chalkboard Paint

Chalkboard paint has so many fun uses, both playful and practical. The only downfall is it comes at a steep price and the color selection is somewhat limited. Now you will be able to get all the fun, for a lot less, by making your own. Chalkboard paint lets you transform any wall into an… Continue reading Make Your Own Chalkboard Paint

Just a Thought

The Lighter Side of How To Organize Your Cats

For some unknown reason, many folks who have cats as pets have more than one cat in their home. In fact, it is not uncommon for cat lovers to own several cats. So how do you keep track if you have several cats and still want to keep a tidy and organized home? Well, I… Continue reading The Lighter Side of How To Organize Your Cats

Storage & Organization & Hacks

Storage and Organizing Hacks

There are a lot of creative people out there that come up with the neatest ideas. Here are some handy ideas I found that are so unique and helpful. I hope you find some of these as helpful as I did! is a clever idea in the kitchen... Start saving you toilet paper rolls. I have… Continue reading Storage and Organizing Hacks