Trash to Treasure

Drawers Repurposed

If you have been thinking what to do with a old dresser, or the drawers....I have a wonderful treat for you! I have gathered some ideas on the internet that I think will inspire you! You have a old dresser, you really have no use for. Why not remove the drawers and use them around… Continue reading Drawers Repurposed

Crafts, Kids

Kids Bulletin/Chalkboard Board

Hi there! Mariah (11 years old) came over yesterday, she was on a mission. With a large canvas in hand, she asked if I would help her make a bulletin/chalkboard for her room. We started by painting half of the canvas with Rustoleum Chalkboard Paint. Be sure to stir really well. We put on 3… Continue reading Kids Bulletin/Chalkboard Board

Garden

Sustainable Gardening: Easy Ideas For Your Backyard 

I recently wrote a post about warm season edible gardening, which, a lot of you loved. I was pleased to receive an email from Jennifer Dawson who asked if she could write an article for my readers on making your garden more eco-friendly for my readers. I read her article and found the information she provided to… Continue reading Sustainable Gardening: Easy Ideas For Your Backyard 

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day Crafts

Thanksgiving Day is coming upon us. Lots of family gatherings, sharing thoughts of why we are thankful. I put together some crafts that I found that look so yummy! As I say that, I’m am thinking of all you wonderful cooks out there getting your ideas and recipes ready. So here are some ideas….hope you… Continue reading Thanksgiving Day Crafts

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