Decorate a Locker with LockerLookz

Decorate your Locker with LockerLookz

This post is sponsored by LockerLookz.  All opinions are truthful and my own. One of the first questions I get asked every school year by my 7th grade students is “Where is my locker?” Like a child’s room at home, a locker at school is their special spot for the year where they can keep their things and even decorate.  Decorating a … [Read more...]

Living Room Update :: New Curtains

New Living Room Drapes

One thing that I really wanted to accomplish this summer was to make new curtains for my living room.  I searched for fabric on and off all winter and spring and researched how to sew pinch pleat drapes.  Since there are four windows in my living room, sewing curtains for this room is not a small task.  The material is expensive and it takes a … [Read more...]

It’s Our 20th Anniversary!

Our 20th Wedding Anniversary

  20 years ago today Mr. SP and I were married.  How quickly the time passed by!  The day I met Mr. SP at the YMCA was my lucky day, this guy is a keeper!   I was a daddy’s girl and you can see that I’m his mini-me.  He would have been 74 yesterday. We had a birthday cake for him at our rehearsal … [Read more...]

Fun in the Sun $500 Cash Giveaway

Fun in the Sun Cash Giveaway

Welcome to the $500 Fun in the Sun Cash Giveaway! I have joined forces with an amazing group of bloggers to bring you a great giveaway.   One lucky person will win $500 cash!   What does Fun in the Sun mean to you?  When I think of fun in the sun, my thoughts first go to the beach.  I'm not sure that I've had a summer without a … [Read more...]

From Frightening to Fabulous: A Dresser Makeover

Dresser Makeover

A partly new / partly old dresser has joined our household.  How can it be both, you ask?  In 1990 my brother rented his first college apartment and needed a dresser for his room.  My mom can’t remember where she purchased this dresser but it most likely came from a yard sale.  After his college years, the dresser was no longer needed and my … [Read more...]

Serving Tray Ideas

DIY Cupcake Stand in Use

One of the main reasons I was so happy when I finished school at the end of May was knowing that I would have time to complete DIY projects over the summer.  I love being creative and get cranky when I don’t have time to work on making things.  One of the first projects that I completed in June was a DIY Cupcake Stand.  My stand is great for … [Read more...]

Nautical Themed Coffee Table Makeover

Nautical Coffee Table Makeover

  It’s time for another themed furniture makeover.  This month our group’s challenge was to make over a piece of furniture with a travel theme.  The piece I used for this month's challenge was a coffee table I purchased from my friend, Bev, before she moved from Virginia to Michigan.  (Be sure to check out Bev's new blog, North Shore … [Read more...]

Easy Lemon Bars from P&Geveryday

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One of my hobbies is tennis and I’m lucky to play on a team with a great group of ladies.  We recently had our last match of the season and celebrated after with goodies.  I wanted to bring something different that I knew the ladies would enjoy but couldn’t think of what to make.  After perusing P&Geveryday, I found an Easy Lemon Bar … [Read more...]

Sizzlin’ Summer $400 Visa Gift Card Giveaway!

400 Visa Gift Card Giveaway

It's officially summer and in my area it has certainly been sizzlin'!   Speaking of sizzlin', I'm bringing a sizzlin' hot giveaway to you.  A lucky winner will walk away with a $400 Visa gift card.  Wouldn't you like to take a $400 Visa gift card on your next vacation?  Or perhaps you'd like to go on a $400 shopping spree for some new summer … [Read more...]

Summertime $650 Cash Giveaway

Summertime Cash Giveaway

It's nearly the official start of summer although most of us consider Memorial Day to be when summer begins.  I've been out of school for 2.5 weeks and am relishing every moment of summer.  This week I've been enjoying a vacation on the Outer Banks of NC.  What says summer more than a trip to the beach? I've teamed up with some blogging … [Read more...]