Our new macbook pro – a review

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I have a long and sordid story to tell about all the troubles we’ve had with crappy computer components. But I’ll save you 20 years worth of grief and just speed up to yesterday’s exciting instalment. I went to work yesterday, bringing my son along as school is out. (YES!) We packed up the ‘ol […]

You vs. the computer; who’s the boss?

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Can you spot what’s missing from this picture? Excuse the bad photo, but it’s nighttime and changes happen here 24/7. Here’s the shot you’re use to seeing.   If you guessed my computer, you would be right. The Mac is currently residing in my downstairs office short term. I’m having trouble with the wireless router staying […]

Giveaway winners for Silhouette and Shandell’s

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Who won?!? Who won?!?  The below lucky gals won, that’s who!  But first… My take on these items I really enjoyed both these giveaways. I found them equally useful and both offered free reign of one’s own creativity as the only limit. I hope to bring more like minded giveaways on board that help us […]

Junky picket phone organizer

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I seem to collect pickets.  I found two really large pickets at the curb last year. One of them was used for my picket toolbox. Picket toolbox… do you name all your projects strange names too? Maybe it’s just a junk thing… Anyway, here’s the other. HUGE. What’s that thing stuck to it you ask? […]

SNS 87 ~ unique lighting with a GIVEAWAY!

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Shandell’s Welcome to Saturday Nite Special #87 Theme – unique lighting This post is a review, as well as a giveaway event that is now over. Congrats, Linda! If you’re new here, join in! There are three categories to link to. Home Decor as well as Crafts, Sewing, Recipes, plus the 3rd themed link up which stays […]

The backyard garden gets junkified

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I have a new favorite place to sit in the backyard. Not too fancy nor fussy, and just the right amount of cute. And junk. 🙂 The flower box crate got planted and junkified in front of the character building. I chose a more vibrant red this year for the geraniums so they’d pop moreso […]

Silhouette review and GIVEAWAY!

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The below post is a review, as well as a giveaway event that is now over.I hope you find the review helpful!  Congrats Rachelle! You’ve been watching me make my vintage styled signs. If you wish you had a gadget to help you achieve the same pro like output, you don’t have to wait any […]

A welcoming front porch I created at the Grille

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  The Vedder Mountain Grille is a lovely little restaurant located in Yarrow, BC Canada on Yarrow Central Road. It’s situated in one of the older buildings, which instantly loads every nook and cranny with vintage character. I have the privilege of decorating up the Grille… with MY stuff to sell. It’s a win – […]

Sat Nite Special #86 ~ ‘what is it? junk (#2)

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  Welcome to Saturday Nite Special #86 theme – ‘what is it?’ junk  If you’re new here, join in! There are three categories to link to. Home Decor as well as Crafts, Sewing, Recipes, plus the 3rd themed link up which stays open indefinitely. Check below for this weekend’s theme. Party starts Fri night and ends Sunday 11pm […]

My Kitchen Part 3 – drywall, cupboards and floors

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Welcome to ‘My Own Kitchen” story, Part 3. Part 1 is HERE. Part 2 is HERE. All installments to date can be found HERE. Where we left off: In Part 2, with the old walls out and new windows in, it was finally time to do the next step. That happy go lucky drywall phase […]