Wherever You Go, Go With All Your Heart

Wherever You Go, Go With All Your Heart Now that the travel restrictions have been mostly lifted it’s time to go with all your heart! The adventurer in you will love what you can do with this scenic sentiment. Easy DIY project. This project takes about ten minutes from start to finish, including clean up! The reusable adhesive transfer can be used on so many surfaces. Check out my video showing how easy it is to make this project! Wherever {Read More}

Stenciled Vintage Suitcase | What a Wonderful World

 What a Wonderful World Stenciled Vintage Suitcase Recently, when my son and daughter-in-law were visiting, we went to Hannibal, MO, to visit the shops downtown. In one of my favorite shops I found a vintage suitcase at a great price. My husband asked why I wanted it. To be honest, I had no idea!   I thought about painting it because it’s dinged up, but I just couldn’t decide.

DIY Gifts: Finished Projects Friday: Share Yours!

DIY Gifts: Finished Projects Friday: Share Yours! Have you finished any projects lately?  I’ve completed quite a few projects and I wanted to share them and also give you an opportunity to share your finish projects.  You don’t have to be a blogger. Just snap a photo of your project and link it up below.  I’ll leave it open for awhile. Some of the projects I finished are for my own home and some of them are for gifts.

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}

Vacation Travel Jars Repurposed & Upcycled

Vacation Travel Jars Repurposed & Upcycled I’m not ashamed to admit I’m a chronic bottle and jar saver.  The only problem is when I run out of shelf space to store them. So, I decided to upcycle a few of my own into vacation travel jars filled with sand, shells, or money!

Our Costa Rica Vacation Adventure & Lessons Learned

I’ll just warn you in advance that this post is photo-heavy and it’s long, so I’ve broken it in two parts.  But I hope you’ll stay with me to the end to hear about the lesson I finally learned.  Okay, let’s get started … About a month after my stroke, my daughter started planning a vacation for just the two of us.  She isn’t rich, but she’s just great at managing her money and wanted to treat me to an all-expenses-paid {Read More}

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Road Trip Travel Tips for Vacations & Weekend Getaways

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone. #RoadTripOil #CollectiveBias My Top 8 Road Trip Travel Tips for Vacations or Weekend Getaways We have taken so many road trips this year, from weekend getaways to traveling through several states, and I learn something new with each one I take.  But my daughter and I are planning a really long distance trip, and I need your help.  

Our Best Family Summer Vacation

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, Walmart Family Mobile. All opinions are mine alone. #SummerIsForSavings #CollectiveBias #WFM1 Our Best Family Summer Vacation My son got married in California over the weekend!  I’ll be sharing some photos later, but I thought I’d share a bit about our trip, and just a few photos from the wedding. Since we were going to California, we made it our family vacation too.  So we packed a lot in {Read More}

World Travels – Repurposed Antique Suitcase & Map Pages Mixed Media Wall Art

During the summer, when my sister and her 4 kids came for a visit, I showed you the bounty of “junk” my nephew had found near his house and brought for me (here). One of the things he brought, was the tattered remains from a small antique suitcase.  The only thing left was the wooden edges and metal corner brackets, and just a bit of the original cardboard. I loved it  – especially the brackets and wanted to come up {Read More}