Homemade Laundry Detergent

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Okay, I have to say that I was a bit skeptical of the whole "homemade" laundry detergent.  A few weeks ago I posted about being a Domestic Diva and seeing what you can make yourself for around your house.  Laundry detergent was at the top of my "must try" list.  I'm not exactly sure why, but I … [Read more...]

Slime

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When I was a kid the hot selling item in the store was non other than a slippery substance called SLIME Oh my goodness, how I LOVED Slime! I have no idea why, but I did.  I remember being at the store just begging my mom to buy me slime!  So when I stumbled across this recipe for slime I … [Read more...]

Domestic Diva

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I have no idea what has gotten into me lately but something started stirring in me.  The need to make stuff!  The need to feel domestic!  The need to....go to my roots! I blame this all on Pinterest :-D So I made the decision a few weeks ago to make a list of the things that I can make by … [Read more...]

Prayer Books

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Natalie and I are both firm believers in the power of prayer.  We have each had matters which required fervent prayer and watched how marvelous our Saviour can be working through those prayers. Back years ago, the same friend of mine (Heather O'Connor) who enlightened me about the "prayer wall" … [Read more...]

My take on Refined Country…

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 So, I thought I would share my idea of Refined Country...  There is probably a better, maybe even fancier term for what I love when it comes to decorating.  But, if I had to choose a word {or two words}...  It would be refined country.  I like things comfortable.  I like things nice.  I like … [Read more...]

How I re-covered My Cornice Board

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We lived here in this house for six years now and it has taken me that long to finally re-cover the Cornice board in our office.  I was never fond of the fabric choice from the previous owners, but it looked fine and matched everything so I left it be.  Until now.... I got a wild hair last week … [Read more...]

SHRINKY DINKS…

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So, I gotta share a GREAT little craft with you guys...  it's cheap and your kids will love it!!!   On Wednesday nights once a month in our Children's church {that was a mouth full}, we have CrAfT NiGHt for the kiddos!!  Yoohoo!!  And my bestie was put in charge of this little event.  I … [Read more...]

DIY Upholstered Headboard

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Okay...  So Joy mentioned she is pondering over the idea of a new bed... more specifically , a new headboard.  She knew Andy and I had tackled this little project a while back and thought it would be groovy to share here with you guys.   {And hopefully Jesse will be inspired by Andy to build one … [Read more...]

Button Pumpkins

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The other day I ran across a picture on Pinterest of a pumpkin that I just adored.  It was so simple yet so cute, so I thought I must give it a try!Seemed easy enough! I decided to tweak mine a little though.  I went and bought two pumpkins, buttons, ribbon and spray paint.  I sprayed my … [Read more...]

What Would You Do? Decorating Question!

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So today I have a decorating question for you all!  I'm stumped and need some advice on what to do with the windows in my great room.  We are in the middle of painting everything and I have decided to redecorate!  Here's the problem.  The paint is a little darker than what I have on the walls … [Read more...]