Countertop – Faux The Win!


Tweet! After 20 years with the same laminate countertops, we finally decided to replace them last week. I had been holding out for stone countertop, possibly granite. The price of natural stone was one of the reasons we waited so long to replace our counters – and many other needs left us unable to put […]

Posted on March 8, 2015 Read More »

Not Your G-Ma’s Wardrobe

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Tweet! Thank you so much for all the sweet responses to my last post – you all certainly make a girl want to start blogging again ūüėČ So here I am with another wardrobe post – This week I am sharing a simple jeans and vest outfit I put together and love to wear. I […]

Posted on February 24, 2015 Read More »

Not Your G-Ma’s Wardrobe!

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Tweet! Hi friend! You know how you have those friends that you haven’t seen in awhile, but when you get together you pick right up again where you left off? Yeah – that is what this is, ok? I can’t even tell you how much I have missed you… CAN’T EVEN! For those of you […]

Posted on February 10, 2015 Read More »

Chalk Painted Pumpkins ;-)

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Tweet! Even though Fall is well underway here in the Northwest, I have not done much decorating for it yet this year. I decided this weekend that I wanted to put some pumpkins on my mantle. But I have this problem with mixing color.. I get uncomfortable when I have to many different colors going […]

Posted on October 27, 2013 Read More »

Upcycled Suitcase Projects


Tweet! Suitcase Shelf Some of you may remember my¬†up-cycled¬†suitcase project from last year. It was the project that caused my husband to once again doubt my sanity.. I am not going to kid you, I give him much cause to doubt ūüėČ He was initially confused when I fell in love with and purchased this […]

Posted on July 7, 2013 Read More »

Holiday Sonic Cherry Limeade

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Tweet! With the¬†holiday¬†weekend coming up, I thought I would revisit one of my most popular posts – This Cherry Limeade tastes exactly like the version Sonic serves. It is so good, I¬†guarantee¬†it will go fast so make extra! I took it to a BBQ a couple of weeks ago and it was literally gone in […]

Posted on July 4, 2013 Read More »

Something Old, And Something New

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Tweet!I have made a few changes around my house over the last few months. There is something about coming out of winter that makes me long for a change.. You know – Just to freshen things up.. But…… ¬†change usually means money. (seriously.. no pun intended..) It has not been a good year for money […]

Posted on June 13, 2013 Read More »

$8 Shelf Makeover

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Tweet!I thought I would share with you a quick little make-over I did this weekend. No, not on me – a makeover in my living room ūüėČ We have been working on that room since Christmas ended. (I am not ready to show the whole room yet..) But I just had to show you the […]

Posted on January 6, 2013 Read More »

My Family Photo Book


Tweet!Happy New Year my favorite readers!! (and you are all my favorite ūüėČ I want to share with you one of the gifts I gave this year¬†to my family. As some of you may know, this past year has¬†been hard on us financially. My husband has been having a¬†hard time finding work (he is a […]

Posted on January 1, 2013 Read More »

Christmas At The Little Brown House..


Tweet! Merry Christmas! Hope you had a wonderful Holiday We had a great time here at the LBH ūüėČ We opened gifts on Christmas Eve morning so that our oldest granddaughter could be there – she was spending Christmas day with her Dad. It was¬†definitely¬†a White Christmas here – the hubs had to go clear […]

Posted on December 27, 2012 Read More »

Legacy Video


Tweet! A couple of weeks ago I wrote a post I called Legacy. I was asked by the women’s ministry leader at my church¬†to make it into a video to share at our Women’s Christmas Tea last Saturday. We had over 1200 women come to the tea, and I shared this video then had my […]

Posted on December 11, 2012 Read More »

Christmas Mantel 2012

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Tweet! Welcome to December! I decided to spend the 1st day of December putting together my Christmas¬†Mantel. It is very simple and completely repurposed from what I already had. Simple and repurposed has been a theme for me this entire year.. ūüėČ I am going into this holiday season with very little money or time, […]

Posted on December 3, 2012 Read More »



Tweet!My oldest¬†Granddaughter, Kelsi turned 13 this past week… My daughter decided to have a birthday ‘Tea’ for her, and¬†invited the women that have surrounded and¬†influenced Kelsi through her life. There were Grandma’s,¬†Great-Grandma’s, and Aunts. It was a women only event – a ‘coming of age’ party for the girl who is making the transition from […]

Posted on November 18, 2012 Read More »

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

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Tweet! I know.. it isn’t fair to start right off with a picture like that.. Not to mention the title of the post having the words Peanut Butter and Chocolate in the same sentence.. it really is quite cruel.. I would apologize profusely but I am too busy brushing the crumbs off of my shirt.. […]

Posted on October 23, 2012 Read More »