Old Dresser, New Dresser

So, we have this old dresser. I am sure you all have a piece of furniture like this. Travels well, never fails. From your bedroom, to your dorm room, to your apartment, to your house.... Maybe its a chair, a bookshelf or a desk. Ours is a dresser. It's only been "ours" since the apartment stage of our life, before that, it was my husbands. It has more than served its purpose in all of the roles it has filled; clothing storage, toy storage, craft … [Read more...]

How To Make Marshmallow Fondant

Homemade Fondant?? Really?? Really? This is what I asked myself when I saw numerous Pins about making your own fondant. I found it especially amusing they used words like "easy", "cinch" and "effortless". This was definitely one of those Facebook memes you see with the title "Epic Fail", waiting to happen. Impossible. It couldn't be. It just couldn't. So you know the next obvious step..... Make it. All you need is marshmallows, icing sugar … [Read more...]

Canvas To Match Any Room

I recently did a mini makeover on our less than exciting bedroom. The fresh blooms and blossoms of spring always get my redecorating juices flowing..... And this time, I didn't fight the urge.    Our master bedroom has always been rather ho-hum, not too flashy or chic, or funky. Just beige. Very Beige. So this spring I took a leap.... A giant grape jelly bean leap!   I painted an accent wall the most beautiful shade of purple. Not … [Read more...]

Recipe – Caramel Apple Salad

Caramel Apple Salad First and foremost I want you to know that there is nothing "salady" about this luscious mixture of heaven and sugar. Nothing at all. The title may lead you to think this is a snack of the healthy sort.......It's not. It does contain apples, so I guess you could argue, if you have the strength, that it has a healthy factor to it.   I first saw this tantalizing sweet treat on Pinterest, there are many different … [Read more...]

Time Saver Tips: Smoothies

If there is something everybody wants more of in the morning, its TIME!!! These dark winter mornings find me hitting that snooze button a few more times than I should only to have to fly out of bed at the speed of light when I realize that I have exactly 26 minutes to get son #1 ready and on the bus, son #2 ready for preschool and myself ready for work (I recently entered the work force again... Loving it)...... And somewhere in there make time … [Read more...]

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