jars in a row

Budget Fall Centerpieces

  There was an interesting thing posted on Facebook this week. The most popular post on Hometalk last year was some simple Budget Fall Centerpieces. They had a whopping 1.5 million views. Wow, that’s a lot of page views! They were…
This master bedroom wall was hand painted and stenciled using the Cutting Edge Anna Damask Stencil @designerssweetspot.com

Ombre Stenciled Damask Wall

  This post is sponsored by Cutting Edge Stencils for which I have been compensated to write. Any opinions given are completely my own. For a complete list of disclosure rules please see the disclosure page. Old walls fascinate me.…
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Dilly Pickled Beans

  I have spent hours updating my old posts this summer. In particular I have been working on my cooking posts. There are lots of recipes here on the blog that you may not be aware of. I will be…

Amazon Prime Day

    Hello all! Today is Amazon Prime Day. It’s like Black Friday in July. Just about anything and everything is on sale! It’s a good time to stock up on gifts and back to school supplies! Here are some…
Italian tomato salad with silver fork

Italian Tomato Salad

Are your tomatoes ready? Our garden isn’t producing as fast as I would like, but I couldn’t wait to eat some fresh Italian Tomato Salad. There is nothing better than a salad with fixings straight from the garden, but a…
Patriotic table setting with red, white and blue quilt

Patriotic Table Setting

 Red, white and blue are some of my all time favorite colors. I love them together at any time of year, but the Patriotic moments are my very favorite. Our family usually stays home for holidays, the men folk are…
New York Style Baked Beans in a white bowl @designerssweetspot.com

New York Style Baked Beans

Our family loves baked beans in the summer time. They make a great addition to just about any meal. When it’s hot outside, I tend to make shortcuts in my regular cooking routine, like using some pre-made ingredients instead of…
Rustic Stenciled Sign and Chair

Rustic Stenciled Sign

This post was sponsored by Cutting Edge Stencils. Any opinions given are completely my own. If you have questions regarding my policies please see the Disclosures page. Good day friends! Hope you are enjoying your summer. I have been working…
Rainbow balloon overhead

Balloon Rally

I have been taking it easy lately. It feels good to spend time out doors, and catch up on things behind the scenes. My son and I took a side trip to see the Balloon Rally going on in the…