Advent Calendar Shelf

I have teamed up with Home Depot to promote their Do-It-Herself Workshops.  The project I created was this cute holiday ornament display.  Workshops are held at the Home Depot so SIGN UP HERE to learn about the latest workshops and times. They make the most adorable crafts and they have fun projects you can do {…Read More…}

Crock Pot Sloppy Joes – Pizza Style

So my family isn’t huge Sloppy Joe fans, which is a bummer because it is a super quick and easy meal to make.  Sometimes quick and easy is all I have time for.  So I came upon this recipe from a special interest Betty Crocker publication from 2004.  I tweaked it to our liking and {…Read More…}

Farmhouse Bench with Weathered Gray Finish

Yesterday I showed you how to make some Pottery Barn Kids inspired oversized vintage flaschard art for our playroom.  Below that was a bench I made from The Handbuilt Home book by Ana White.    I saw the Farmhouse Bench on page 76 and knew it would be perfect to use as seating for our kitchen table and provide extra storage with the bottom shelf that would blend in seamlessly in our playroom.  

farmhouse bench

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5 Ways to NOT Carve a Pumpkin

I have a love-hate relationship with carving pumpkins for Halloween. It takes a lot of energy for a decoration that will only last a night or two….if we’re lucky. I’ve been keeping track of no-carve pumpkin ideas, looking for fun ideas to personalize pumpkins without having to do any cutting or scooping. It’s time to share 5 Ways to NOT Carve a Pumpkin.

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