DIY Easy Message Board

While I was visiting some friends I noticed the nicest message board in their apartment. It was a combination chalkboard and message board all in one. The chalkboard area also was magnetic, and I thought, what a fun DIY project. DIY Easy Message Board this post contains affiliate links for your convenience.  Click here to read… [Read More]

Growing Epiphytes in Your Home

Ever since I created Kokedama, I began to think about growing epiphytes. Epiphytes, sometimes referred to as air plants, are those plants that receive their water and nutrients needs from the air, and other surroundings. Growing Epiphytes this post contains affiliate links for your convenience.  Click here to read my full disclosure policy  Take a look at this… [Read More]

Hanging Teacup Planter Upcycle with China & Pearls

If you follow this blog then you may be familiar with my friend Carole and her book, Startle Garden, that I just reviewed. Carole, is not only a great writer, but is also the driving force for some of the fun challenges I’ve been sharing.  As the creator of Garden Up Green, she not only loves… [Read More]

DIY Attractive Wooden Boot Tray For Your Foyer

Have you seen these pretty wooden mats that some are using for their welcome mat? Some are put together with rope or beads, and I have always admired them. Here in the north, it can get pretty messy in the winter. We have a boot tray in our laundry/mud room right off the garage, which… [Read More]

Startle Garden – Review & Giveaway

Today I am super excited to present a new garden book, “Startle Garden” by my friend, Carole West, of Garden UP Green. Don’t you just love the title? If you love gardens, then I’m sure you’ve experienced the delight that they bring. I personally would say one of my very favorite things in the whole… [Read More]

70s Throwback Green Goddess Dressing Recipe

If you grew up in the 70s like I did, then you’ve probably heard of Green Goddess Dressing. Recently I was having a conversation about “City Chicken,” another 70’s throw back, with my sister. For some reason it reminded me of several dishes that were popular back then, including Chicken ala King and Turkey Tetrazinni…. [Read More]

How to Digitize Old Negatives for Next to Nothing

When we moved the side table, from our basement to our bedroom, in the $100 Room Challenge, we found some old negatives in one of the drawers. Since this end table came from my parents house, both of whom are now deceased, I was curious about how I might digitize old negatives like these, so… [Read More]