Chai Tea Mix

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Give the gift of Chai Tea this holiday season or make to enjoy a warm cup yourself.  Holiday DIY Gifts — Week 1 I absolutely love Chai Tea.  I drink it everyday.  In the evenings after the kids go to bed, you can find me on the computer probably on Pinterest enjoying a cup of… Keep Reading

Lemon and Rosemary Simmering Potpourri

Lemon and Rosemary Simmering Potpourri

Have you ever gone to a spa and when you walk in the smell calms you.  You shoulders relax and the soothing music puts you at ease.  The last time I was at the spa was about a month ago, not for me but to pick up a gift certificate during the holidays.  I wish… Keep Reading

Orange and Balsam Simmering Potpourri

orange and balsam simmering potpourri

It should come as no surprise when I mention I love the smell of the holidays.  I say it often, and recently mentioned that my house has the aroma of fresh citrus and balsam.  Unfortunately, we have artificial trees.  Yes trees, we have two in our home.  This year, I had to come to terms… Keep Reading

Dry Erase Menu Board

What’s on the dinner menu this week?  How about displaying it on a simple to make dry erase menu board.   With a few easy to get supplies you can create this weekly menu board to feature what is for dinner. What I love about this project is you are not using a lot of… Keep Reading

Spring Egg Felt Tree

This past Christmas I stumbled upon a cute idea on Pinterest for the kids making a Christmas tree felt tree.  Having one and a half year old twins I was hoping that making the tree would distract them from taking the ornaments off the real tree.   The Christmas felt tree was a huge hit… Keep Reading

Shabby Fabric Wreath

I love decorating with wreaths.  I have boxes of wreaths for each season so I am changing them out quite often.   Small wreaths look so pretty hanging from mirrors, tucked in a corner in a guest bathroom, in the bedroom or hallway.  They are great to have to create dimension and add another element… Keep Reading

Basic Fabric Rosette

I enjoy simplicity and being able to make something by cutting corners or doing it a slightly different but still achieving the same or similar results. I love rosettes.  They are so pretty and work as great embellishments on anything from picture frames and pillows to headbands and wreaths.   Just following the steps to… Keep Reading

Home Sweet Home

The front entry. Welcome to our home.It is nestled in the hills outside of Buffalo, New York.   Everyone says it reminds them of driving up to a chalet in Germany or Switzerland the way it is perched. In the winter with the snow glistening from the roof, it looks like a gingerbread house.  We… Keep Reading