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Random Decor: wish I had a spot for this!

Do you ever run across home decor items and love something but have no real purpose for it? That’s what happened when I was at World Market the other day and ran across this giant wall art ampersand with a map print on it. I don’t really have a spot for it in my home

Doll Sleeping Bag

  Finished doll sleeping bags. Quilted tops and attached pillow I’m getting ready to embark on a few new sewing projects and realized I haven’t pulled out my sewing machine in over a year when I made doll sleeping bags for my nieces who were both getting new American Girl Dolls for Christmas. Up until

DIY Kitchen Countertop

DIY Kitchen Countertop

I’m so excited about how our new DIY kitchen countertops turned out! I expected it to be a lot bigger project than what it really was. It’s so rare when that happens, I keep raving about the process. After painting my bathroom cabinets last winter, I got the bug to repaint the kitchen cabinets too,

Duct Tape Flower Ring

Duct Tape Flower Ring

I like to give craft gifts to my nieces, at least as part of their gifts for birthdays and other holidays. My oldest niece is 9 and this year for Christmas I decided on some duct tape projects. I knew she had made some other duct tape crafts and she and her brother and sister

Penne Mac & Cheese with Chicken

Penne Mac & Cheese with Chicken

You won’t see food posts that often here. While I like to bake, I’m not very skilled when it comes to meal planning. To be honest, I just feel like I never have enough time to plan ahead. Since I was off work this last week though, I decided to try some new things. I

Painting Bathroom Cabinets

Painting Bathroom Cabinets

Each year I take off the week between Christmas and New Year’s from work, and each year I generally try to tackle a home project. One year I organized my basement (wish it would have stayed that way!), and last year I repainted my bathroom cabinets from honey oak to a dark espresso color and