One Permanent Marker, 15 Adorable Upcycling Projects

OK I have to admit it…. I am addicted to Pinterest! Seriously! I cannot stop pinning. I even keep making new boards lol. One of the DIY Projects I love is using permanent markers. Now my 5 year old superhero grandson loves markers so I have had to hide them from him, maybe he is…

What You Need For A Well Stocked Cleaning Cabinet

Before we even get started today I wanted to have a little commercial break and wish my hubby a Happy Birthday {cause I know he reads my blog, he is such a supportive guy and I love him for it!} Happy Birthday honey I love you! Now onto todays post. I don’t know about you…

Family Fun on the Fourth

I hope that everyone had a great 4th of July {For all my American friends} mine was great fun with my family. So today I am dragging a little bit and have my superhero grandson with me today so I am a little late getting on here today. Since my brain is tired today I…

Happy Birthday America and Happy 4th to You!

Happy Birthday America and Happy 4th to you and your family! If you need some last-minute ideas for your party check here or my Pinterest Posts for the 4th! {Don’t forget to follow me on Pinterest if I am not following you leave me a comment and I will!} Until next time, Enjoy your day,…

A Superhero Grandsons First Movie Experience

All day long my superhero grandson waited for me {Gigi} to pick him up from preschool his teacher informed me. Then on the way out of the schoolyard he had to hug EVERY one of his classmates and tell them two things: First, I love you {fill in their name} and second, Gigi is taking…

Summertime Loves and BHG Giveaway

All week I have greatly annoyed my youngest daughter by repeatedly and loudly singing the words to the song by Ella Fitzgerald -“Summertime!” The lyrics just make me smile….”Summertime and the living is easy!” Who does not want easy living! I have been thinking a lot about some summers past. As a young girl my neighbors…

How to decorate a fireplace mantel

Years ago saying the hearth was the heart of the home was indeed true. One hundred years ago the fireplace was standard in most homes but was used for not only heating the home but for cooking as well. Today if you are lucky enough to have a fireplace in your home it is treasured more for its…

The Pinterest Craze, What Is It and How Do I Use It?

By now you have probably heard about Pinterest but you may not have yet jumped on the bandwagon so to speak. This is for those of you who are not currently pinning away. What is Pinterest exactly? {I hear this from the males in my family all the time!} Let’s say you are browsing online and see…

Household Objects to Help Your Wedding Day

Since both of my sons are getting married this year {within 3 weeks of one another} wedding ideas are things I keep looking at. Of course any time you add the word wedding to an item the price jumps up considerably! So trying to find great, unique ideas that are inexpensive can be a challenge….

Easy DIY Bridal Shower Ideas from Pinterest

My life is about to hit a rare moment. My 2 sons are getting married…..both in 2013…..both only 3 weeks apart! {While my baby graduates from high school right smack in the middle of the 2 weddings!} Now I love a party, but having 2 weddings and 2 showers has me  looking around for some…