What’s your purpose in life 2?

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Busy busy busy! I’ve been trying to get some long overdue projects done,  blog about it,  entertain my kiddo AND make a living lately. And now summer’s nearly over. What happened to the fun carefree sun filled days again?!? I lost them somewhere along the way. And the icing on the cake was when the […]

SNS #43 brings you ~ old chairs

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Intro Welcome to Saturday Nite Special #43! If you’re new here, join in! There are three categories to link to. Home Decor as well as Crafts, Sewing, Recipes, plus the themed link! Check below for this weekend’s theme. Party starts Fri night and ends Sunday 11pm pacific, so you have all weekend to join! I LOVE to highlight […]

The Palette Desk Project ~ Part 3, prep and design

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~ The Palette Desk Project ~ (all parts to date here) Part 1 – defining the need  Part 2 – gathering materials  Part 3 – preparing the materials and design Part 4 – sink that monitor! Part 5 – finishing details Part 6 – the big reveal!  Today Part 3 – preparing the materials and […]

The Palette Desk Project ~ Part 2, finding materials

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~ The Palette Desk Project ~ (all parts to date here) Part 1 – defining the need  Part 2 – gathering materials  Part 3 – preparing the materials and design Part 4 – sink that monitor! Part 5 – finishing details Part 6 – the big reveal!  Today –   Part 2 – gathering materials I […]

The Palette Desk Project ~ Part 1

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I don’t often take you through all the (somewhat agonizing) steps of a biggish project. My general style has been to show you the before, lightly touch on the build, then revealing the after, sparing you much grief along the way. 🙂 However, I get asked alot: Don’t you ever mess up?How do you come […]

SNS #42 brings you ~ kitchen islands

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Note: the attached link party is now closed. Intro Welcome to Saturday Nite Special #42! If you’re new here, join in! There are three categories to link to. Home Decor as well as Crafts, Sewing, Recipes, plus the themed link! Check below for this weekend’s theme. Party starts Fri night and ends Sunday 11pm pacific, so you have […]

10 tips on staying motivated, positive and productive!

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 “How do you get so much done?!?” It always baffles me when I hear what a go getter I am. While that may be what it appears like on my blog, it can be far from the truth in real life. I have a boatload of excuses on how I procrastinate on things in life. […]

Travel trailer cleanup

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I wanted to surprise my son to 5 days of camping after he returned home from camp. However.. ugh. We were big time due for a travel trailer cleanup first. Basically, the travel trailer was just a mosh pit of all things RV with no rhyme or reason being in storage all winter long. It […]

A funky birdhouse, kid DIY style

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My son and I are still trying to figure out what to do with the rest of our summer. We were both in a real funk today. We just didn’t know what to do with ourselves. We tried a walk to the store, then spent some time in the pool, but we were flat out […]