Let it Snow!

The first snow of the year!  I couldn’t resist an early morning walk.  It was so quiet and beautiful. Wishing everyone the best and here’s to a wonderful and joyous 2018!

Praline Pretzel and Pinecone Holiday Neighbor Gifts

Small acts of kindness matter.  After moving into our home last summer my husband and I were overwhelmed at the generosity of our new neighbors.  They stopped by with cookies, flowers, and bottles of wine to introduce themselves.  It was a wonderful start to our new life and new neighborhood.  As a small thank you, we […]


Now that the cabin is finished, I wanted to share some other cabin fixer uppers I worked on while waiting (impatiently) for the cabin to be done. And I have to admit, shopping for and fixing up the secondhand stuff we found in the Historic West Bottoms was just as much fun as watching the cabin […]

A peaceful break from all the change

  It’s been forever since I’ve posted. And a lot has changed. Over the past few months I’ve moved my elderly Mother to a new home. My husband and I have moved into a new home. I started a brand new job and now have we all have a brand new President. In the spirit of […]

Cabinet Pull Christmas Trees

My husband and I are renovating a cabin and we saved all the cracked and worn porcelain cabinet pulls after demo-ing the kitchen.  I couldn’t dare throw them away, so when I saw a similar idea using door handles and pine garland, I knew what I wanted to make! Materials for the Cabinet Pull Christmas Trees: Cabinet pulls […]

10 Minute Easy and Pretty Earring Holder

I love to stay organized and I love a good organizing project that takes less than 10 minutes to make!  This earring organizer is especially great if you like long, dangling earrings that get tangled up easily or prefer an earring holder that lets you see all of your earrings at one glance. The worst part […]