St. Charles Missouri Day Trip

St. Charles Missouri Day Trip Anyone else doing a staycation this year? My husband started a new job, so no traveling for us this summer, other than  a day trip here and there, which is fine.  I really need to just relax and refocus anyway. Guess I’m long overdue to just kick back for a spell. My daughter and I started doing day trips last month. We went to the  Saint Louis Zoo.  We plan to go back and see {Read More}

To Paint or Not to Paint : Recent Thrift Store Finds

To paint, or not to paint?  That is the question I hope you can help me with. My daughter’s vehicle was acting up, so we had to drop her off at work. The town where she works is nearby, so I went to a thrift store after dropping her off and scored some good deals! This wood recipe box was my first find. I always check the sections in thrift stores for their wood items. The wood is in good {Read More}

Heartwarming Movies & Favorite Finds : August Edition

Heartwarming Movies & Favorite Finds: August Edition Generally, I start out my favorite things posts with favorite finds, but this month I want to start with movies … and I watched quite a few movies that tugged at my heartstrings. Mary & Martha  Starring Hilary Swank, Brenda Blethyn, Sam Claflin Mary and Martha is a heartwarming movie about two women who both lose their sons from malaria in Africa.  I don’t think it’s a true story, but it was enough to {Read More}

Favorite Finds, Movie & Music Recommendations: July Edition

Favorite Finds, Movie & Music Recommendations: July Edition I have really come to enjoy sharing my favorite finds and music and movie recommendations with you each month.  My hope is that you’ll discover something new that you’ll enjoy as well! Favorite Finds:  Since it’s summer, I’m loving travel and geography theme pillow covers! First up, this Happy Camper pillow is so cute and at $2.89 (including shipping), it’s a steal! I love this set of four Geography Theme pillow covers.  They are {Read More}

Favorite Finds & Movie Recommendations: June Edition

Favorite Finds & Movie Recommendations: June Edition I got good feedback last month when I shared my favorite finds and movie recommendations, so I decided to do it again this month.

Visiting Family +10 Fresh Farmhouse Style Decor Ideas

10 Fresh Farmhouse Style Decor Ideas to Renew Your Space We got home from helping our son and his wife move to New Mexico almost 2 weeks ago and I’ve been meaning to share a few photos ever since.  I also have a great round-up of farmhouse style decor ideas because I know it’s fun to update the look in our home with fresh ideas.

Favorite Things and Movie Recommendations: May Edition

Favorite Things and Movie Recommendations: May Edition   I thought I’d try something fun and different this month.  I don’t know if I’ll do it every month, so you’ll have to let me know what you think about it. I’m going to share some of my recent favorite things along with some movie recommendations.

Eight Must Have Kitchen Gadgets That Cost $5 or Less

Just thought I would check in with you and give you an update on my health status.  I was released from the hospital early in the week.  Originally, I was supposed to have inpatient therapy, but after five days of delay because of the holiday, I decided to return home and do outpatient therapy instead.  I began with occupational therapy three times this week and will begin physical therapy next week.  Thankfully, I began shopping for stocking stuffers a few {Read More}

Christmas Pillows Giveaway | Choice of 2 Pillow Covers

Christmas Pillows Giveaway! Since yesterday was the official start of the Christmas season, I decided it was time for a giveaway. I love pillows, so I’m giving away Christmas pillow covers. The winner will be able to select their their choice of any of the six  Christmas pillow covers below.

Fall Inspiration:Easy Fall Home Decor, Printables & Crafts

Fall Inspiration.  Easy Fall Home Decor, Antique Graphics, Printables & Crafts all in one place with easy links to help you find what you’re looking for! At this time of year, I love looking back at autumn projects and printables I’ve shared through the years. Often old projects inspire a new project, and more often I see an old project I’d forgotten about!  If you are an “oldtimer” visiting my blog, you may see something you’d forgotten about too.  But if {Read More}

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