Tempting Bits and Bytes

Peanut Butter Cinnamon Roll Cake

This week we honored the Veteran’s in our Country…….and in our lives! I had the honor of attending our local celebration, and listening to a heartfelt letter from one of our high school students……. …….I was also given the opportunity … Continue reading

Italian Sausage Pasta Bake and Giveaway!

Italian Sausage and Pasta Bake

Bertolli Riserva allows us all to create gourmet meals in a fraction of the time!  Join me in making this classic Italian dish.  Italian Sausage Pasta Bake is simple, easy and very satisfying! Sometimes life is chaotic…. …..and sometimes we … Continue reading

Tempting Bits and Bytes #4

Creating a welcoming Entry way

I hope you had a great Halloween weekend!  I cannot believe we are already in November with the holidays fast approaching!! Say it Ain’t So!!  Not ready…….Not ready!!  😉 Speaking of Halloween…….I love these plywood cutouts that our neighbor displays … Continue reading

Tempting Bits and Bytes #3

Happy Tuesday!! I hope that you were able to jump the sluggish hurdle we all call Monday, and the rest of the week is smooth sailing for you! I took a very quick…. fun filled….. trip to Greenville, SC with … Continue reading

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

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 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