Monthly archives: July, 2014

Look What the Squirrels Dug Up and Other Vintage Treasures

Now some of you may not be as familiar with squirrels as we are on our farm. We raise hazelnuts (or as I call them filberts). We also raise a huge crop of squirrels! We don’t purposely raise squirrels, they just love our filberts and keep on multiplying. They eat enough filberts to make them Read More Here…


Braille, Doors, a Rake Head, Junk and Oh My!

Have you ever went to a garage sale in a house and wondered how in the world they could live there? I have and this weekend we went to another one. The ad said they were clearing out some stuff. Well there was junk and then there was junk!  They get their stuff from people Read More Here…


Lighten Up the Room with a Little Redo and Chalk Paint

Mr. Deanie and I have 2 grandchildren and of course, we are prejudiced that they are the cutest grands you’ve ever seen. LOL! Our granddaughter is 8 years old and our grandson is going to be 5 in August. They come over 3 afternoons a week and one of the bedrooms is their’s. We only Read More Here…


30 Minutes to 2 Wipeable Trash Bags for My Car For a Cost of $1 – Tutorial

Well I have been racking my mind for awhile now on a trash bag for my Jeep that could be cleaned easily. I didn’t want to make it out of fabric as then I couldn’t put sticky or drippy items in it. I suddenly had an inspiration and following is the tutorial for my own Read More Here…


Vintage Treasures with a Side of Book Printing and a Trip

Hi Blog Friends. I have been missing due to several things. My mom who is almost 82 years old just finished a book that she had been working on for over 2 years. It is a historical narrative of her family spanning several generations. It contains photos and maps besides the story. So for about Read More Here…


Happy 4th of July with a Parade

Wishing you all a happy and safe Independence Day! Just wanted to share a few photos from this mornings parade. I have written before that I am from a rodeo town. This year is the 101st Molalla Buckeroo (rodeo).  It began in 1913 with the arrival of the train.  It was a good parade and Read More Here…


Moosic, Pirates, Sewing & Treaure Hunting with the Grands!

We spent the weekend at the coast with our daughter and grandkids. Our daughter’s husband had to work so he missed out on all of the fun. The biggest attraction of the weekend was the June Dairy Parade in Tillamook sponsored by Tillamook County Creamery Association This is the 58th annual parade. The theme of Read More Here…