Archives for February 2017

How to Make Simple Farmhouse Decorative Pillows, a Few Tips & a New Video

In my opinion, some words should be eliminated from the English language.  “Throw pillows” is one of them, and only “decorative pillows” should be allowed. Let’s think about it.  The word decorative is an adjective.  It’s a harmless adjective that describes things. But the word throw?  That’s a verb.      And my family takes their verbs seriously.

Spring Flowers Apothecary Jars with Refreshed Printable Labels

Buying myself a bouquet of spring flowers is right up there with getting my nails done or treating myself to lunch. As the L’Oreal commercial says, I buy them, “because I’m worth it.” 🙂 Flowers make me happy.  They look beautiful and they smell great. I never buy bouquets that come in the basic glass jars.  There are far too many of them sitting on thrift store shelves already (but they make great toilet brush holders). Instead, I like to make {Read More}

Valentines Decor & Mother of the Groom Clothing Questions | Talk of the Town #58

It just hit me today that my oldest son’s wedding is about four months away, and I don’t have a clue what I’m going to wear. I dress up maybe once a year, at the very most, and even then what I wear is really just my “Sunday best” (which I rarely even wear on Sundays), and isn’t really dress attire. All that to say, I can’t remember the last time I had to shop for a really nice garment {Read More}

15 of the Best Farmhouse Blogs to Follow on Pinterest

It should be no surprise that I adore farmhouse blogs. I have one of my own, and I follow many others that I love and admire. Today I thought I’d share some of my favorite farmhouse pinners on Pinterest. I didn’t choose any big business pinners, like Country Living or Joanna Gaines, although I love both. Instead I focused on bloggers who started out just like me … with a love for farmhouse style who wanted to bring that style {Read More}

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Weekending | Five That Will Make You Laugh, Cry, & Wanna DIY

It’s cold and windy outside today, so I holed up in the house all day packing up stencil orders. When I was sick of looking at packing tape and cardboard boxes, I treated myself to some web surfing and movie watching time. Working on the computer for much of the day doesn’t allow me much time to just play around, so it was a welcome break. Fresh Fruit and Flowers Centerpiece Here are five things I came across that made {Read More}

When a Chicken Gets the Hiccups

The strangest thing happened  in our chicken coop this week. My daughter went to do her daily egg collection and found the something weird.       Seriously weird.

Quick Fixer Upper Project | Lazy Susan Gets a Farmhouse Style Feed Sack Makeover

I was cruising down the road, listening to the oldies station when Barbara Mandrell came on singing “I Was Country When Country Wasn’t Cool.” If I had a personal theme song, that would be it.