Road to Hana Day 2 – our Entabeni Cottage stay in the jungle

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We interrupt this regularly scheduled full-throttle Christmas season with a quick (not really) blurb from the beautiful and vibrant area of Hana, in Maui, Hawaii! How’s my timing?  Truth be told, I know many of you love to read about these adventures, in which a few of you have even booked your trips based on some of these […]

Pallet wood You Cut Tree Farm Christmas sign

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Slow as molasses is about the best description I can come up with in regards to my Christmas decorating. I got started on my mantel, however with a major monsoon going on outside (that’s my shopping centre for all things green), the branches would have to wait. The delay proved to be good I suppose. The […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 403

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 403 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific   Happy junk weekend party to ya! So, this past week has been a weird one. I decided to do some major back to bones cleaning before Christmas HERE, hoping that would trigger me into action. It did! Well, I got the tree […]

Scrap wood buffalo check and snowflake Christmas ornaments

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Over the years, I’ve managed to diminish my Christmas box stash down to two boxes. One with lights and a few ornaments, and the other with a few faux wreaths. That’s it. In some ways, I need a major kudos for letting go of so. much. stuff! And in other ways, well, let’s just say, I scold […]

Back to bones cleaning before Christmas

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Last week my son moved into his own apartment. So huge! While I was doing a few dishes (heh), I noted he only had 2 plates. As I stacked them into the cupboard, I found myself saying, “Wow, with only 2 plates you’ll be needing to do dishes after every meal!” Well now, if that isn’t genius […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 402

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  Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 402 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific   Happy weekend, friends! This past week I started to share a little more on my recent travels to Hawaii. Have you ever driven the Road to Hana? My own sister accompanied me on this little dream trek and this […]

The spectacular Road To Hana trip with tips – day 1

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So… I plan a quiet trip to Maui, and thinking it will be a little too quiet, include a new-to-me romp over to Lana’i for a new adventure. That part’s coming soon. It’s a GOOD ONE. However, what actually transpired once I got here was so vastly different, I would have only labeled it dream material. My […]

Super festive Christmas and winter directional signs

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I have always ALWAYS loved the look of a multi-directional sign. Whether it’s on a ski hill or while vacationing, I’ve always admired how neat a bunch of signs all in one spot actually look. Especially if you are a signaholic type… So I decided to try my hand at making the idea myself. I gathered […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 401

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  Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 401 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Hello friends! Mahalo for keeping this party going while I was on my travels over the past while. I’m officially back and ready to roll 1000%! I have so many fun new things to share with you about my newest adventures. However I’m hungry to […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 400

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  Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 400 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific What in the world?! We have made it through 400 link parties! And as luck would have it, I lost my glasses on the beach last night and am squinting and hoping what I’m writing is at least legible. Whadda […]