Bee is for Books – instilling right (pint)-sized philanthropy in children

The What: Join Bee in his first philanthropic event! So what if he as been on this planet only a handful of Mercury Sun orbits? This is just a pint sized event he really can sink his teeth into… literally and figuratively (we do need to keep working on not chewing on books). Bee is for […]

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Simple DIY Glider Slipcover Tutorial – Refashion Your Rocker

I was gifted this wonderful wooden glider from my Buy Nothing Project group. (check them out). As we move around the baby swag to the most convenient location for the ‘phase,’ the glider ended up down in our family room. With a few stains (yes a quilt could cover and did), I decided to have it […]

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Glittering Golden Birthday Party Ideas

We hosted a 40th 29th birthday for a dear friend, D, who is all things glittering and gold. With a fall party, creating the golden decorations started the house off nicely for holiday decorating, building up from Thanksgiving through the New Year. In a few weeks, the Christmas tree will be up and all in […]

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DIY Painted Jars, Bottles & Vases

Upcycle, repurpose and be penny wise with this simple decorating DIY. Painted jars, bottles and vases make wonderful centerpieces for weddings, parties or everyday viewing pleasure. By painting on the inside, you get the illusion of colored glass, smooth to the touch and results in cleaner look. Rest assured that this is not a complicated […]

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Veiled Butterfly Fascinator – DIY

I am in a no way milliner (and my last name is not Hatmaker, but I love her blog). However, I have over the last few years started a collection of little fascinators from simple feathery clips (purchased and handmade) to more elaborate ones. In honor of a Bridesmaid-theme Girls Night Out, I donned my […]

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Did Somebody Call a Plumber? To fix a slow draining front-loader…

DON’T! I’d call a plumber if it’s a bachelorette party (bow–chicka–wow–wow), but not if your washer is a bit sluggish in the draining department. It’s a quick fix-a bit like a box of chocolates and eating a Tootsie Pop, all in one. SITUATION: You know that aggravating feeling when it says 1 minute remaining on […]

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