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 (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 […]

$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

  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 […]

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 […]

Best of the Weekend

Welcome to Best of the Weekend!  We are glad that you are here and so much enjoy seeing everyone’s projects each week. I’m a happy camper because school is nearly over for the year.  My students have just seven more days left and I have nine.  Happy dance!  The great thing about being a teacher (other […]

Yankee Doodle Party! Get Inspired by Red, White and Blue

  Happy Friday!  In honor of all the patriotic holidays coming up and the fact that this is an Olympic year, I’ve joined with a few of my Best of the Weekend buddies to bring you a special party to share your patriotic posts.  Our Yankee Doodle Party starts today and continues through July 4. […]

DIY 2×4 Bench

It’s once again time for the Power Tool Challenge Team to share project made with power tools.  Last month our theme was “Repurposed / Upcycled” and I shared a tennis racket table.  This month the theme is “Patios and Porches” and for it I’m sharing how to make a DIY 2×4 bench.   Mr. SP […]

Patriotic Flower Vases – Thrift Store Decor Upcycle Challenge

Last month a group of bloggers joined together for a monthly Thrift Store Decor Upcycle Challenge. Last month I shared how I gave a wooden knitting basket a makeover.  This month I’m sharing Patriotic Flower Vases made with three florist vases. Each month we will create a new home decor piece from an item found […]

Guest Room Decor at Smith Mountain Lake

Earlier this week I shared the window wall art that I made for a guest room at our Smith Mountain Lake home.  Today I’m sharing the rest of that bedroom’s decor. This guest room will primarily be used by my father-in-law, a retired engineer and veteran.  The room’s theme is Americana and I’ve tried to […]