Bespoke Wooden Totes & American Farmhouse Style

My daughter has a word-of-the-day app on her phone.  Most of the words are ones that are seldom used and neither of us know what they mean, but the one she told me the other day was bespoke. It’s an old word that dates back to the 1500’s and is rarely used in normal conversation, but  it’s become a somewhat trendy word today. According to Merriam-Webster, bespoke refers to things that are ordered before they are made. My husband and {Read More}

Paper Towels Overload and New Wood Tote Style

Paper towels… I have oodles of them. If there’s ever a zombie apocalypse and there’s a raid on grocery stores, my family may not have a stockpile of food to fall back on, but we have plenty of paper towels. My husband found an amazing deal, and bought several cases of them. We now have them stacked in our bedroom, and taking up space in our bathroom storage closet. Looking at all of them made me want to work on more farmhouse {Read More}

As Easy as Pie

A few days ago, I saw a photo taken “way back when” (I don’t know when). It was such a nostalgic photo. A family was sitting on their front porch – all together like. They were probably discussing how they’d spent their day, or sharing neighborhood gossip, and everyone was drinking sweet tea … because that’s what you do on front porches. It seemed so quaint – so yesteryearish.  It made me want to gather my family out on our {Read More}