Archives for August 2018

DIY Bee Projects, Crafts & Snacks: National Honey Bee Awareness Day

DIY Bee Projects, Crafts, & Snacks:  National Honey Bee Awareness Day The third Saturday in August (tomorrow) is National Honey Bee Awareness Day. Who knew bees have their own day!  I didn’t.  I Googled something and stumbled upon that fact. Now, some supposed national days are pretty stupid in my opinion.  For instance, today is “I love my feet day.”  Now, I do love my feet.  But I don’t think it requires a national day.  Do you?

Market Basket Upcycled with Dixie Belle & Chalk Couture

Market Basket Upcycled with Dixie Belle & Chalk Couture Have you ever thought you totally messed up a project you were working on? Well, I thought I ruined this project but persisted, and I’m in love with the end result. It pays to be persistent and not give up on a project. It all started with this wooden market basket that I found last week when shopping with my sister.   It reminded me of a Longaberger market basket, but without {Read More}

Talk of the Town #136

Happy Tuesday everyone! This week is proving to be exhausting with a capital E! My daughter’s car broke down at work so I’ve been having to run my son to work then run her to work and come back home before going back to get him, then in the wee hours of the morning, going to get her.  Did I mention she works in another town? My husband is out of town for work all week so there’s only my vehicle {Read More}

29 Easy Icebox Cake Recipes

29 Delicious, Easy Icebox Cake Recipes   The last thing you want to do during the summer is heat up your kitchen by cooking or baking. That’s why icebox cakes are so appealing.  There’s no baking at all and most are very easy to make. Scroll through these delicious icebox cake recipes and I’m sure you’ll find some that you want to make. Assemble them today and enjoy them in a few hours! I’ve rounded up 29 delicious icebox cake {Read More}

Repurposed Book Projects: 10 Ways To Give New Life To Old Books

Repurposed Book Projects: 10 Ways to Give New Life to Old Books I took some time off from working on projects because my sister and niece were here visiting.  My niece went with my daughter on a vacation to Colorado.  They had so much fun.  When they returned, my niece stayed at my house with my sister and we went camping at our favorite cabin in a state park.  This was the only picture I remembered to take.  Whoops!    {Read More}

Talk of the Town #135

Happy Tuesday!  After a weekend thrifting adventure with my sister that yielded numerous project pieces and ideas, I am SO invigorated and can’t wait to start working on new posts to bring you this fall. Let’s get to the party! Welcome back to Talk of the Town!

Prepare for National Lazy Day! | Delicious Make-Ahead Freezer Meals

Delicious Make-Ahead Freezer Meals Did you know August 10th is National Lazy Day? Who knew there’s a day when we should be lazy! The thing about being lazy is unless you make a career of it, you can’t just willy nilly decide to be lazy.  You have to prepare for it! To help you, I’ve rounded up 15 mouthwatering make-ahead freezer meals that can be pulled out of the freezer and popped into the oven on a whim! Many of {Read More}

DIY Christmas Tree Farm Canvas Sign & Chalk Couture Giveaway Winner

DIY Christmas Tree Farm Christmas Sign I wanted to squeak in a Christmas in July post before July was over, but I had some trouble with the project. So instead of a Christmas in July project, this will have to be a Christmas in August project.  Oh well.  What’s one day? I received some new Chalk Couture transfers and just had to play around with some of the Christmas ones I ordered.  I had the perfect canvas to make one {Read More}