Why I Ditched Electronics For a Planner and Became More Organized

Why I Dumped Electronics for Pen & Paper In today’s age so many people rely on their smart phone, tablet or computer. Now I am not immune to using these either as I cannot live without my smart phone, iPad or laptop. So for the last few years I have tried keeping a calendar and to Read More Here…


Word of the Year is Organization – A Thrift Store Quick-Over

If I was to choose one word for 2017 it would be organization. I took a little break from the blog to start working on my goal of becoming totally over the top organized. Organization of the entire house, containers and shop are in order. I hate it when some tools are in one building, some tools in Read More Here…


Vintage Junk Treasures #20 – Late Estate Sale Finds

Welcome back to another edition of Vintage Junk Treasures. Last week I posted what Mr. Deanie had found at a local estate sale while I dreamed away in bed. If you missed what he found at the estate sale read about it here.  Today’s edition is what I found at the same sale when I Read More Here…


Vintage Junk Treasures #19 – Mr. Deanie Scores Once Again!

Welcome back to another edition of vintage junk treasures. This edition of vintage junk treasures was totally made possible by Mr. Deanie. Last weekend Mr. Deanie got up early and went to an estate sale. I was dreaming away and didn’t even know he was gone until he woke me up. Get up and see what Read More Here…


Thrift Store Quick Over – Battery Lantern to Waterless Snow Globe

I originally posted this in December of 2015 but thought it was worth another look. I have been admiring the snow globes all over Pinterest and the blog world. I plan on making one with a gumball machine. I had visions of how it would look as I lay awake planning it. LOL! Well we Read More Here…


The Ultimate Guide to Fake Snow for DIY Clear Ornaments

Tis the season for holiday crafting and today I want to share a tutorial on making I Spy Ornaments. I have made many I Spy bags to sell at our family bazaar in the past so I had a stash of small goodies to use. While doing some research I realized there were many different ideas of what Read More Here…


Best Ring Ever For the Man in Your Life – A Silicone Ring

Today is Mr. Deanie (aka Mike) and my 39th anniversary. It is hard to believe that 39 years ago on a Saturday like today that we were married. Where did the time go? I am so lucky to be married to my best friend and I don’t know what I would do without him. My Read More Here…


Tips for a Successful Holiday Bazaar

If you noticed my absence recently, it was because I was knee-deep in preparing for our 22nd annual family bazaar.  Our mom started making items to sell when we were children. As my sisters and I grew, we also started making things to sell at local bazaars. Eventually we made too many things to sell at Read More Here…


Wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving with a Few Vintage Pieces

Today I want to wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving. May your meal with loved ones and friends be blessed. May we remember all the things we have to be thankful for as we are giving thanks this year. Remind us to be the ones that are seeing life as a glass half full and Read More Here…


Vintage Junk Treasures #18

Welcome back to another edition of Vintage Junk Treasures. Once again I have to give most of the credit for these finds to Mr. Deanie. It’s time I make a confession, now if you know me, it will not be a surprise, but I am not a morning person. Nope, never! I am a night owl Read More Here…