A charming trip to Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory

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niagara falls butterfly conservatory

This week didn’t go as planned… I’m trying a whole bunch of new foods and other things lately and a few things went south. Whoops… I am quickly finding out, changes (you read about in THIS post) don’t come overnight. Your body can’t even handle that. So I’m pulling back, slowing down and back to […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 495

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Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 495 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Hello all!  How are all your fall preparations and decorating coming along? I finally can say I joined the ranks of something up for fall myself! Well lookit me go… Pumpkin pillows and fall placemats by Funky Junk Interiors I’ve […]

Cutest pumpkin pillows and fall placemats

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Happy Fall! Would you believe I do not have even one pumpkin yet?! Well, I suppose that’s not entirely true if one counts my new cute pumpkin pillows, thanks to a few new fall stencils just released! I love new toys to play with… View Fall Stencils HERE These four new fall stencils HERE are […]

My new low FODMAP Mediterranean diet hobby and why

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Healthy cook books Forks over Knives, No Bloat Diet, Vegan Reset

I’m pretty diligent when it comes to Dr. visits. If something is due, I just go in. Then it’s done! But there were a series of tests I put off for years. High cholesterol runs in my family so I had suggested to be tested for this a number of years ago… that I never […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 492

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shipping crate with pin legs makeover

Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 492 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Hello and a happy party weekend to you! Call me late in the game, however even with the cooler weather ahead, I got a brainstorm that I just HAD to implement! Pallet wood sofa turned lounger for an outdoor patio […]

A pallet wood sofa that’s also a lounger!

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patio with pallet lounger

I’m blaming this pallet wood sofa that’s also a lounger project on my friend Cindy. Or I should say, thanking her! I spotted Cindy’s gorgeous summer patio decked out with cozy loungers on her Instagram stories, which looked so comfy! So I started pricing some loungers out. The ones I wanted were SO expensive… ugh. […]

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 491

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arrow pumpkin patch fall sign Organized Clutter

Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 491 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Hello friends, and happy nearly fall! Is it still hot where you are? We are getting mixed up weather, but you could tell something was up right when the calendar clicked to Sept 1st! How does it know? Well, it […]

Fabric pattern stenciled dresser makeover

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Fabric pattern stenciled dresser makeover

Remember the boy’s room/guest room/sewing room project in the making? I finally have a long awaited update that has been a total game changer for added sewing storage I’ve required! And it’s a cutie too! * Be sure to also catch the video at the end of this post that shows how to work with […]

My Dr.’s advice for menopausal women and a health update

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If you’ve been following along my more personal journey of late, you’ll already know I ran to Hawaii once again this past summer to detach, unwind, and hopefully figure life things out. The quiet always works! Add in a little adventure to lift the spirits, and you have the makings of really, such a perfect […]

Industrial Shipping Crate Stamped shelving

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Shipping crate stenciled shelves Funky Junk's Old Sign Stencils

I’m giving credit to this project due to a recent visit to my son’s place. Call it a mom thing if you will, however after a quick glance around his room, I offered to do his laundry. ALL of it. Aren’t I the best mom ever? Since my machines are much larger than his, I […]