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

How to Make Vanilla Extract

If you follow me on Facebook you may recall my excitement about creating Vanilla Extract for holiday gift giving. It all started a little over a month ago when I found the idea on the site A Little Nosh.  She  adapted her recipe from another site called From the Bookshelf, as they participated in the Secret Recipe Club…. Keep Reading

How To Make Pumpkin Puree

After speaking with some people telling me they haven’t made fresh pumpkin puree before I wanted to share my method. Last year I didn’t have a chance to make any pumpkin puree since we were in the midst of moving from Virginia to New York and the twins were only three months old.  Oh yes,… 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