Items foraged from the yard make beautiful floral arrangements! My grandmother was a wiz at making beautiful flower arrangements. She would forage for items in her yard (sometimes the neighbor's yard) and effortlessly make a vase of branches and weeds look like something that came from a ... Read More about Decorating on a Budget
My very first sewing machine, a 1967 Singer. Sewing is a skill that I wish everyone had in their back pocket. When you know how to sew, the possibilities are almost endless. For instance, when you can sew- you’re no longer limited to the curtains available for sale at your local ... Read More about A whole new world opens up for you when you can sew!
You know all of those books you have around the house? Yeah, the ones you rarely read. Well, don’t just let them sit on your shelves taking up space and collecting dust, use those babies for home decorating! I love using books to give height, add interest and maybe spark conversations ... Read More about Easy, Free Decorating Hack
There is nothing like a handmade quilt. Especially if it was made just for you! My great grandmother was a beautiful quilter and made quilts for almost everyone in our family. We are lucky to still have several of the quilts she made for us and even though we don't use them anymore, they hang ... Read More about Sandwiching a Quilt
Are your gardens starting to produce? I love this time of year when all of the hard work that goes into planting a garden starts paying off and we are rewarded with an abundance of vegetables, herbs, and fruits.Eating produce fresh from your garden is an excellent way to save money, and it provides ... Read More about Vanilla Bean Cantaloupe Jam