Healthy Snacking with Perfectly Simple Nutrition Bars

#FeelGooder Healthy Snack from Perfectly Simple ZonePerfect

I don’t know about you, but I feel like I am being pulled in five different directions……and I am even down one child with B away at college! 😉  I still have no idea how I kept myself sane when … Continue reading

Adding height to the kitchen cabinets

Building up the crown molding on your kitchen cabinets

I can finally breathe! I believe that there has been enough time and space to recover from the kitchen cabinet “rehaul” that started back in the late Spring. Sometimes when you are in the thick of things, and it keeps … Continue reading

Tempting Bits and Bytes #2

DIY Ballard Style Shelves

After years of drooling, look what finally made it onto Dana Drive! Here are two smaller ones lining the other wall…. I haven’t organized and styled these yet, but am so happy these Ballard style shelves turned out as well … Continue reading

Using Mineral Spirits to Age Furniture

Using mineral spirits to age furniture

I hope you all had a good weekend!  We had amazing weather here in Southwest Ohio…..  So good, that I decided to paint over the olive green walls in our den. Was supposed to be cleaning out the garage, but … Continue reading

Layered Strawberry and Lemon Rice Pudding

Layered Strawberry and Lemon Rice Pudding

This summer I have been all about the simple things, which is why this Layered Strawberry and Lemon Rice Pudding is right up my alley. Summer is all about being outside until 9:00/9:30 at night; watching the kids play games … Continue reading

Plenti of reasons to eat Greek Yogurt!

Yoplait Plenti Greek Yogurt

I am at the stage of my life where everything is “all consuming”!  Whether it is at work, running around with the boys, trying to take care of the family and household, and the endless projects I seem to start……I … Continue reading

Industrial Pipe Shelves

I love small doses of #industrial within classic, traditional homes. These shelves are quick, easy and #cheap

I hope you are all ready for a great week ahead! I actually had to change that from, “I hope you all had a great week”!  Started this post last week, and never got around to finishing it up….story of … Continue reading

The transformation certainly is white!

Painting Oak Cabinets is easier than you think!

I hope you all are looking forward to the weekend that is just around the corner! 😉 I am heading North to visit with my parents…….with the additional bonus of seeing B there as well! He had this weekend with … Continue reading

The First Time

How to find the best deal at Auctions

I had a “first” a few weeks ago, when I attended Miami Universities annual auction.  We have lived here for just about 16 years, and I have never gone.  I know…..get out of here!!!!  What took me sooooo long??  I … Continue reading

How to make your Crown Molding look Expensive

Simple way to make your crown molding look more expensive!

I hope your week has started off smooth and easy! While I try to wade through the mess called mini “kitchen facelift”, I thought I would share a few pictures of our dining room.  A dining room that very rarely … Continue reading