Installing Open Kitchen Shelves

Open kitchen shelves are a good addition to your kitchen. You can use them to improve your kitchen décor, or make a fashion statement. Or you may want to replace some of your old cabinets with these open types. These types of cabinets are ideal for small kitchen areas because they seem to expand the…

Hip Hoppity Ideas for Easter Fun

Easter heralds the beginning of springtime, the promise of warmer weather and spring vacation.  Easter is a time usually spent with loved ones.  We celebrate with time at church, BBQ/picnics, festive dinners and of course Easter egg hunts! Easter holds many loved celebrations and traditions in my family.   As a little girl, I can remember my favorite…

Cleaning with Kids – DIY Recipes  with Essential Oils

Essential oils are known with their exceptional aromas and endless uses. Experts advice us to put a drop of lavender oil on our pillow if we have sleeping troubles at night. The application of essential oils, however, is much wider. You can easily include some of them in your home cleaning. Those liquids can do…

DIY – Nine Cleaners from Everyday Household Stuff

Every home owner has been blinded by the shiny TV and magazine ads of various cleaning detergents and chemicals that promise quick and fantastic results. And still, we often forget that nature has always been the best alternative for home cleaning and maintenance that can be perfectly done without using any toxic ingredients and threatening…

DIY – Kitchen Pantry Organizing

  Seems like you can never find anything in your kitchen pantry, regardless of what you’re looking for. You want to sweeten your coffee but you end up putting salt in it? You’re looking for parsley yet dill is the only thing you come across? And where are the measuring cups you wonder? The chaos…

DIY – Beauty Tips For A Budget

I was first introduced to the wonders of Witch Hazel by my ex mother in law, Sylvia.  She loved the stuff and swore by it!  Like apple cider vinegar, witch hazel can do so many good things for our skin and health.  There are so many wonderful uses.  See below for some of them.  🙂 Healing aide – Witch…

Craft – Snowman Wreath Door Sculpture

This is the cutest idea!  There are so many different things you can do with wreaths.  I love this!  I thought I would share it with you this week for Fiesta Friday. To create a Snowman Door Sculpture; pick up one large, one medium one small wreath.  Attach all three wreaths to one another with…

DIY – Summer Project, Room Make-over

I love DIY projects, but I don’t get to do as many of them as I would like.  When I started blogging I added a section for DIY, but have come to realize that I did some of my best projects before I started blogging.  I have no before pictures to post leaving the DIY part…

Craft – Water Bottle Animals

I went to visit my Mom today and it was activity time at the Nursing Care Facility.  Today we are making Water Bottle Animals. I am not sure what kind of animal this little guy is …but hey, he sure is cute!  Or is he? In any case, I thought this would be a fun, easy project for…