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 »

Not Your G-Ma’s Wardrobe

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Tweet!Welcome to another episode of NYGW! The weekly post where I… A 50 something grandma of 6.5 little kiddo’s.. Share my attempts to be the most stylish and current Grandma I can be. Without looking ridiculous… (hopefully!) Last week my husband, son and I went to see the movie ‘Man Of Steel’. I was really [...]

Posted on July 9, 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 He was initially confused when I fell in love with and purchased this beat [...]

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 »

Not Your G-Ma’s Hair….

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Tweet! For those of you who are not familier with this series, I have done a number of posts about my personal fashion and style. I call them “Not Your G-Ma’s Wardrobe”. I am a grandma of 6 (going on 7!) who is over 50 and wants to remain stylish as I get older. I [...]

Posted on July 2, 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 »

Not Your Grandma’s Wardrobe – 2013


Tweet!Welcome to my first Wardrobe post of 2013! 2013- The year I will lose 15 pounds and lose my wrinkles!… And of course what  I mean by that is: The year I will lose 15 pounds of hair down the shower drain, And begin ironing my clothes… True story… I have been obsessed with red [...]

Posted on January 15, 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 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 inexpensive [...]

Posted on January 6, 2013 Read More »

My Family Photo Book


Tweet!Happy New Year my favorite readers!! (and you are all my favorite 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 plumber) [...]

Posted on January 1, 2013 Read More »

Not Your G-Ma’s Sweater…

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Tweet!I have this week off work and I am enjoying it immensely! I have been working on things around my house, and am planning on attacking my wardrobe and closet while I am off. Money has been quite tight the past few months.. Very tight.. And I have not spent much time shopping lately. But I was [...]

Posted on December 28, 2012 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 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 the [...]

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.. I am going into this holiday season with very little money or time, and [...]

Posted on December 3, 2012 Read More »

Not Your G-Ma’s Wardrobe..

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Tweet! It’s been awhile since I have done a wardrobe post.. I don’t know if you notice a difference, but I can say I have been through a real growing time lately.. might be hard to spot.. kinda subtle. Seriously though – The Scarf.. Too much? I kind of like it but am a little [...]

Posted on November 20, 2012 Read More »