Mirror mirror…

I have been admiring in stores, on Pinterest and Instagram driftwood mirrors for some time. But to buy one of these mirrors it would have been well over $100 and I knew I could put one together myself for much less! Not to mention it would be more meaningful to use driftwood I collected myself … Continue reading Mirror mirror…

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Hidden Gem…

Last weekend we finally got to go to a new local winery. We had planned on going on Valenitnes Day but Mother Nature changed our plans with a winter storm that evening...ugh! Anyway we finally made a visit with our friends Clare and Earl, our daughter Molly and her boyfriend Chris last Saurday. It was … Continue reading Hidden Gem…

Organization…it’s a journey!

I had grand plans of getting lots of things organized this weekend...but the only real thing I got organized was my dresser drawers. I am counting that as an accomplishment in itself. I dreaded putting laundry away. Each drawer was crammed full and putting anything away was challenge. Not to mention I really didn't know … Continue reading Organization…it’s a journey!

It’s a New Year and a New Life for an Old Chair!

Here's another post I submitted to everythinghomemagazine.com! I found this old chair on a local FB garage sale site and I knew I could make it look good again!    I loved the detail it had, but it was in bad need of a refresh! I decided to re-do it and give it to my … Continue reading It’s a New Year and a New Life for an Old Chair!

Happy New Year tradition…cabbage rolls!

In keeping with the superstition of eating cabbage on New Years Day we make cabbage rolls. We usually double our recipe so we have extra to put in the freezer for later! Below is the recipe I've adapted from one I found on southernfood.about.com Cabbage Rolls 12-15 Cabbage Leaves Filling: 1 pound ground turkey or … Continue reading Happy New Year tradition…cabbage rolls!

Holiday Traditions…Christmas

Every year for the last six or seven ( we can't remember exactly when we started😳) my cousin, sister-in-law and myself have gotten together to make candy for Christmas gifts. The last three years my daughter has joined us also!   We have been doing it long enough now that we kind of have it down … Continue reading Holiday Traditions…Christmas