• fall decor,  home decor

    Decorating A Magnolia Basket

    Decorating a magnolia basket

    My BFF, Roxanne, went to Magnolia this past weekend. She found this wonderful basket in the dent and ding section and thought of me. Honestly, I am in love with it. It is HUGE! So huge it takes up almost the entire end of my dining table. Once I got it home, it was time to have some fun. I’ve spent the morning decorating a Magnolia basket! Did I mention that she only paid $15.00 for this basket? Original it was $88.00. What a steal! I knew that I wanted to decorate my basket with fall decor. In my mind,…

  • Dollar Tree Pumpkin Makeover
    fall decor

    Dollar Tree Pumpkin Makeover

    Hey all! I’m back with more of my Dollar Tree haul. Today I’m sharing a Dollar Tree pumpkin makeover! As you can see they have a ton of baby pumpkins, but some are not in the colors that most of…

  • Happy Harvest Wreath
    fall decor,  Uncategorized

    Happy Harvest Wreath

    Remember last week when I shared my Dollar Tree haul? I found so many good things, I couldn’t wait to get started using them. Today I’m sharing how I made a happy harvest wreath. It’s super easy, took less than…

  • Ten on the 10th Garage Sale find
    crafts

    Garage Sale Find

    It’s Ten on the 10th and this months theme is Garage Sale. Which really could mean several things. For me, I’m sharing a garage sale find that I’ve had for awhile. I bought this and quickly added it to my…

  • A Few Things From The Dollar Tree
    fall decor

    A Few Things From The Dollar Tree

    Since our house is on the market, I’ve been limited on the projects that I can do. The house must be clean at all times and let’s face it, my projects can get a little messy! However, it hasn’t stopped…

  • To Wax or Not to Wax
    Painted furniture

    To Wax or Not to Wax

    To wax or not to wax, that is the question. I’ve been a professional painter of faux finishes, murals, furniture and much more for over 20 years. I love painting because it allows me to use my creative side and…

  • Old Tray makeover
    home decor,  spray paint

    Old Tray Makeover

    Today I’m sharing how to give an old tray a makeover. Nothing earth shattering, just a reminder that a little spray paint can go a long way! This is what my coffee table looked like this morning. Kind of summer…

  • Cordless Vacuum review
    Uncategorized

    Cordless Vacuum Review

    A cordless vacuum review isn’t normally the kind of thing I share with you. However, it occurred to me that if I was having a hard time deciding on which one to buy, that maybe you might be too. Now,…

  • pumpkin pillow
    Holiday decor,  Uncategorized

    It’s Too Early

    We put the Castle on the market a few weeks ago. Which has put quite a few of my projects on hold for awhile. Since I can’t work on projects, I have been shopping! Have you been shopping lately? All…

  • Flamingos at the BBQ
    crafts,  home decor

    Flamingos at the BBQ

    It’s Ten on the 10th where ten fun and talented bloggers share fun ideas and projects for under $10.00. This months theme is BBQ. We love BBQ here at the castle so this was right up my alley! I saw…

  • Saddlewood Ct.
    home decor

    Saddlewood Ct.

    It’s been 14 years ago this past April that we moved to Saddlewood Ct. 14 years of Halloween parties, Christmases, Thanksgivings, birthdays, 4th of Julys, BBQ’s with the family and so much more. Through the good times, and the not…

  • 4th of July,  home decor,  Uncategorized

    4th of July Table

    Summer is in full swing and the 4th is right around the corner. Slow your roll summer! With that in mind, I’m already planning my outdoor 4th of July table. I’m a big believer that just because it’s outside doesn’t…

  • 4th of July

    Fireworks on the 4th of July

    I’ve been working on a little project that reminds me of fireworks on the 4th of July. Honestly, it’s so easy to make that it’s almost embarrassing. In other words, it’s my kind of project! Supply list Fence post wirecutters…

  • home decor

    Hobby Lobby Is Having A Sale

    I’m baaacccckkkk…. I took a fun filled week off to have fun with family and recharge. Of course, one of the first things I did when the dust cleared was head to Hob Lob to pick up supplies for a…

  • umbrella, pool, baskets
    Father's Day,  Uncategorized

    I’m Taking a Break

    It’s official. I’m taking a break! We’ve been to crazy town and back the past two weeks. Getting ready to put the house on the market and hosting the annual Lagaly get together has been our main focus. However, I’m…

  • red white and blue banner, white kitchen hutch
    4th of July

    Fourth Of July Table

    Can you believe that it’s June? Father’s Day is just days away and that means that the 4th of July is just around the corner! Which also means that I’m already planning my Fourth of July table. Nothing on my…

  • Seed Packets
    gardening,  home decor

    Seed Packets in the Kitchen

    May waved good-bye in the blink of an eye and June has waltzed her way in! Which means it’s time to bring out the summer decor. Sometimes that means a big change, sometimes a subtle one. Putting seed packets in…

  • paper lanterns in the garden
    outdoor decor

    Paper Lanterns In The Garden

    Every year I know it’s summer when it’s time to hang the paper lanterns in the garden. I get so excited over something so silly and so easy. It’s crazy really! However, whenever I think about not hanging them I…

  • red stool, bird, plants
    flowers,  garden flags,  gardening

    Sprucing Up The Porchlette

    Sprucing up the porchlette has been on my to do list for a few weeks now. What, you might ask, is a porchlette? Well, it’s smaller than a porch or a porchette. My friend Cindy at County Road 407 calls…

  • hooded towel
    sewing

    How To Make a Hooded Towel

    A few weeks ago, I featured a children’s hooded towel on the Ten+ on the 10th. I promised that I would share how to make a hooded towel with you soon. Well, today is that day! It really is super…

  • truck, painting, chinoiserie vases
    Art

    Painting With A Twist

    A few days ago, my friend Donna called and asked if I would like to go to a painting class at Painting with a Twist. Donna’s poor sister was set to go with her, but came down with Strep. Bad…

  • Flowers, planter, birdhouse
    gardening,  home decor

    Getting Ready for Summer

    I feel like I blinked and Spring snuck out the backdoor, while Summer is racing in the front! The past month has been crazy. We’ve had a ton of rain, which has made getting the outside ready for Summer a…

  • Summer is almost here
    summer

    Summer is Almost Here

    Summer is almost here. Spring has gone by with the blink of an eye and it’s almost time for school to be out, outdoor cookouts, swimming and cranking up the air conditioner. Today is Ten on the 10th. Y’all know…

  • Mother's Day gifts
    Uncategorized

    Mother’s Day Gifts

    Hey friends! Can you believe that it’s already May? I have to admit that this year seems to be flying by and May’s calendar is already FULL. Since Mother’s Day is a little over a week away, I thought that…