Chevron Painted Cornhole Game Board DIY

Chevron Painted Cornhole Game Board

With only 11 days of school left until summer vacation, this mama has been on a mad hunt for fun ways to keep my kids entertained over break.  Sure, we have camping trips planned, riding lessons scheduled, birthdays to attend, and beach days with friends on the calendar, but what about those days when all we have planned is chores and … Read more…

How To Grow Horseradish

How To Grow Horseradish Cover

A big, strong sailor man introduced me to horseradish many years ago, when I was but a thin, pimply, awkward adolescent.  This sailor man was my bestie’s daddy and we will call him Bubba.  On this particular evening, I was spending yet another Saturday night at my bestie’s house and Bubba was in the kitchen cooking up a … Read more…

Rustic Chalkboard Sandwich Board

Rustic Chalkboard Sandwich Board DIY

Cute little chalkboard sandwich boards seem to be everywhere these days.  Outside of Bucky’s, at the farmer’s market, in front of cute vintage shops, on the sidewalk downtown, and there really needs to be one at my house.  A good A-frame sign is priceless.  It can be used at birthday parties, to greet guests at weddings, for garage sale signage, to … Read more…

Reclaim A Neglected Garden Bed

Reclaim A Neglected Garden Bed

There was this area in my back yard that wasn’t looking too pretty.  In fact, it looked like total dog shit.  It was over run with weeds, had a few sad-looking perennials, contained a slug infested wood pile, and a huge rhododendron stump that needed to be dug out.  Even for this lover of gardening, the job seemed extremely … Read more…

#MayMantel

#MayMantel

When I saw this happenin’ hipster hashtag at Ross I just HAD to have it because it reminded me of someone on my freebie list.  #gottahaveit  #dressforless   (Freebie list = A short list of celebrities you are free to fornicate with if you get the chance, with no harm and no foul done to your marriage).  #freebie You see, I have a ‘thing’ … Read more…