Tempting Bits and Bytes

Oxford Coalition

I hope you all had an amazing Thanksgiving with family and/or friends!  My parents are down for a few days, and PT’s Mom and significant other were able to join us for the day yesterday.  Great day with lots of … Continue reading

Buffalo Cauliflower and Broccoli Rice Bowl

Buffalo Cauliflower and Broccoli Rice Bowl

Are you rushing around getting ready for Thanksgiving?  This may be my most favorite holiday…..         ……a time for family, appreciation and being thankful for everything that we are blessed with in our lives…..no matter how     small! One item that … Continue reading

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

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

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

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

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

Finally answering that burning question…..

Ethan Allen Furniture

I still can’t believe that I did it! I might even declare temporary insanity if you ask about it today! I also can’t believe PT actually allowed me to do it!! I have loved this bed even before we found … Continue reading

DIY Industrial Pipe Coat Hooks

DIY Industrial Pipe Hooks

This is one of those projects that was never on my radar, solved a much needed problem and looking at it…. after the fact…… couldn’t have pictured it any other way! These 4 little Industrial Pipe Coat Hooks literally make … Continue reading