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...]

Big Love Valentine S’mores Cookies

These cookies should only be made for the people that you REALLY love... I mean R E A L L Y love. They will blow their mind. I am going to make this short and sweet so you can go straight to the kitchen and make them. You need to make your favourite chocolate chip cookie recipe and double it... then collect the following: Marshmallows (the big ones) Graham wafers Chocolate squares (like a Jersey Milk bar or something like … [Read more...]

Oreos + Cream Cheese = Love

Oreos? Delicious. Cream Cheese? Delicious. Put them together and add some dark chocolate??? Be prepared for the skies to open up and to hear the thunderous chorus of angels. It's true. This has to be THE easiet recipe ever. EVER. Here's what you need: -One box of Oreo cookies -One package of cream cheese -A bag of dark( or milk or white)chocolate chips Thats it. Seriously. Toss the cookies in a food processor until they become crumbs, … [Read more...]

Turkey Dinner: Act 2

I love turkey, I am a self declared turkey junky. I love turkey dinner.... And even better than turkey dinner???? Turkey dinner leftovers!!!! The ideas flood my head even before the original turkey dinner has been made. Soups, casseroles, sandwiches..... So many scrumptious meals!! Over the years I have made a collection of some of my favourites, and I am about to share them with you!!! First off, who doesn't love a leftover turkey sandwich? … [Read more...]

Five Minute Christmas Ornament!!

While wandering the aisles of one of my favourite DIY stores, Michael's , I noticed a treasure... Hollow glass Christmas bulbs! Instantly my head was spinning and my craft senses were tingling!!! Oh the Treasures I had dreamt up in a matter of seconds. There really are at least a million things that you could do with these classic styles ornaments, and with the great price I got them for, I could have actually done a million!!! They come in … [Read more...]

Let It Snow….

There are not too many of my kind around. You know, the kind that .... LOVE SNOW!!! That's right, I love snow! I love the cold weather and bundling up. I love how pristine everything looks with a fresh blanket of snow covering it. I love the big flakes that float down from the sky and I especially love the warm fuzzy holiday feeling the snow evokes around this time of year. But.... I know most of you dread the cold white stuff that is on it's … [Read more...]

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