Monthly archives: July, 2015

Fire Trucks, Boats, Cookie Cutters, Handles And More!

We spent the weekend at the coast and attended the Garibaldi Days parade. I know, I know, another parade! That makes 3 in a months time. But we usually only make one or so a year and this year it just so happened we made it to all three that we enjoy. If you follow Read More Here…


The Tale of Two – Phone Stands – Krylon Chalky Paint & Wax

Yesterday I shared a vanity stool makeover. Now I am finally getting to show you a makeover using Krylon Chalky Finish spray paint and the Wax Coating Chalky Finish. I planned on having this project done last week but I helped my daughter teach Vacation Bible School. We were in charge of the 3-5 year Read More Here…


An Ugly Duckling Sheds 3 Layers to Become A Swan – AKA Vanity Stool

I bought this little midcentury vanity stool and was not impressed with the fabric covering the seat. It was a thin cotton fabric with a tear in it. It looks like groovy 1960s fabric. I tore it a little larger so I could see what was hiding underneath. I then removed the 4 screws holding Read More Here…


Walking in a Lake Without Getting Wet & A Few Vintage Goodies

Yes, Mr. Deanie and I were walking in a lake without getting wet. Impossible, you ask? No, quite possible when a lake is about 60 feet lower than normal. Yes, sixty feet! I know that sounds hard to believe but with very little snowpack due to a mild winter, Detroit Lake in Oregon is down Read More Here…


More Parades and More Goodies Including Pyrex!

We attended 3 parades in one week! I think I am paraded out now. We started out with the Tillamook Dairy Parade last Saturday, the Kiddies Parade on Wednesday evening and then the annual 4th of July parade in Molalla. The 4th started out pretty frustrating. I picked up my mom to take her to Read More Here…


Pirates, Vintage Goodies, A Parade, Tractors, Horses and Munson Falls

What an awesome weekend! We went to our vacation house on Thursday night. Friday morning we got up early and went to a few garage sales. The 2 we drove the farthest to were bummers. They had listings on Craigslist stating that it was worth the drive as they were full of antiques, etc.  We Read More Here…