Best of the Weekend Feature

Best of the Weekend…

Happy Friday and welcome to the weekend!  I’m glad that you are here and that you are starting your weekend with our Best of the Weekend party. Amy, Ginnie, Jenna, Cindy,and I enjoy hosting the Best of the Weekend Party each Friday night at 8pm. If you don’t already follow us in some way, we’d […]

Sauder Storage Cabinet Makeover

Storage Cabinet Makeover…

It’s Themed Furniture Makeover Day, the day a group of blogging friends and I share furniture that we’ve made over according to a theme.  This month our theme is coastal.  I recently found a storage cabinet at a yard sale and thought that it would be a great candidate for a coastal makeover.   This […]

Chocolate Chip Toffee Potato Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Toffee Potato Chip Cookies…

It’s been a long time since I’ve shared a recipe with you.  In fact, it was back in January when I shared my Crock-Pot Beef Stew.  Now that I’m off for the summer, I’ve had more time to cook and finally time to bake.  I love trying new recipes and when I saw one for […]

Best of the Weekend

Best of the Weekend…

Happy Friday and welcome to the weekend!  I’m glad that you are here and that you are starting your weekend with our Best of the Weekend party. Amy, Ginnie, Jenna, Cindy,and I enjoy hosting the Best of the Weekend Party each Friday night at 8pm. If you don’t already follow us in some way, we’d […]

Wooden Footstool - How to Make

DIY Footstool…

When we are at the lake, we love to relax on the deck in rocking chairs or on the dock in Adirondack chairs. My preferred way to relax is with my feet up, so for this month’s summer themed Power Tool Challenge, I built two DIY footstools that we can use either on the deck […]

Wooden Bowl from the 1970's

Pedestal Bowl Makeover – Thrift Store Upcycle Challenge…

It’s time for another thrift store makeover!  For this month’s Thrift Store Decor Upcycle Challenge I made over a wooden pedestal bowl that I found at Goodwill.  After showing this piece to some friends at school, we all agreed that it is from the 70’s and its two most common uses were for a nut bowl […]

Farmhouse Decor - Vintage Ladle Repurposed

Vintage Ladle Upcycle – Farmhouse Style…

My farmhouse friends and I are back with another round of farmhouse inspired projects. Farmhouse style can be interpreted many ways and I loved the projects shared last month.  If you missed last month, I shared how I used a vintage window from Black Dog Salvage to frame Popular Science and Popular Mechanics magazine covers […]

I'm sharing unique antique and vintage items in this occasional blog series.

Vintage Monday – 1938 Wedding Shower Presents…

Back in April I started a new series, Vintage Monday, where I share vintage things that I’ve inherited, purchased, or like especially.  The last  Vintage Monday I shared a vintage egg crate used for shipping eggs from the farm to family in Washington, DC.  Today I am sharing some of my grandmother’s 1938 wedding shower […]

Best of the Weekend

Best of the Weekend…

Happy Friday and cheers to the weekend!  I’m glad that you are here and that you are starting your weekend with our Best of the Weekend party. Amy, Ginnie, Jenna, Cindy,and I enjoy hosting the Best of the Weekend Party each Friday night at 8pm. If you don’t already follow us in some way, we’d […]

Sherman Skulina

Sherman Update and Natural Balance Delectable Delights…

It’s been a long while since I gave you a Sherman update.  If you are new here, Sherman is our 3 year old dog that we adopted from the Humane Society as a puppy. As you can see, Sherman is quite content living with us.   I did not like dogs until Sherman came into […]

Best of the Weekend

Best of the Weekend…

  Can you hear me cheering?  I’m finished with school for the summer and am a free woman.  (Well, other than attending a workshop on Monday.) I’m glad that you are here and that you are starting your weekend with our Best of the Weekend party. Amy, Ginnie, Jenna, Cindy,and I enjoy hosting the Best of […]

June 2016 Stitch Fix Review - virginiasweetpea.com

June 2016 Stitch Fix Review (Fix #36) & $700 Giveaway!…

My favorite package each month is my Stitch Fix delivery.  My latest box came on my 47th birthday and it was a winner!  I loved the five items that I received and kept them all.  My June 2016 Stitch Fix Review is a special one because not only did I keep all five items, but […]

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$150 PayPal Cash Giveaway!…

Happy Memorial Day!  I hope you have had a great weekend celebrating and that you enjoy Memorial Day Monday.  While we enjoy the company of friends and family today, let’s all remember the true reason that we celebrate, to remember  those who have died in service of the United States of America. My Old Glory […]

Best of the Weekend

Best of the Weekend…

  Happy Friday!  Here’s to the unofficial start to summer and to a three day weekend.  I’m glad that you are here and that you are starting your weekend with our Best of the Weekend party. Amy, Ginnie, Jenna, Cindy,and I enjoy hosting the Best of the Weekend Party each Friday night at 8pm. If […]

A drop leaf table gets a makeover with paint.

Drop Leaf Table Makeover…

It’s Themed Furniture Makeover Day!  This month our theme is red, white, or blue.  Isn’t that perfect since it’s almost Memorial Day weekend?  I purchased a drop leaf table at an estate sale a few months ago and gave it a makeover in white. This table was owned by our former neighbor, a Hellcat pilot […]