Archives for August 2011

Trash to Treasure–Painted Plastic Thrift Store Mirror

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  I will paint anything--probably even things that shouldn't be painted.  So when I saw this rather hideous mirror at the local Salvation Army for $8, I saw potential, as long as I could paint it.     I actually walked by it for a couple of weeks (so did everyone … [Read more...]

“Apple of my Eye” Baby Shower

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Last year my dear friend Sara was pregnant with her 4th child and her 1st boy. She has 3 adorably sweet little girls so I knew that she needed a bit more blue added to her baby wardrobe. Being a mom of two boys, I felt it was my duty to shower her with love and a bit of advice when it comes to on … [Read more...]

Things I have learned from building a house…

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I admit that I am a bit house-obsessed. I am not afraid to say it. I like things in my house to be neat, and look how I want them to. I have often said, I want visitors to feel welcome and comfortable and my children to grow up in a home with a sense of peace and security. {As I write this, I … [Read more...]

Moving On…

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I have been absent from blogging for awhile. I forgot (or blocked out!) how difficult it is to move. This time just about pushed me to the brink, between packing, finding a new house, the school year ending and working on a major project all in about a month.  I think I am still mentally recovering … [Read more...]

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