Hanging Burlap Flower Vase

Sometimes it seems like my plants are growing so fast. I’m afraid I’ll blink and miss the show. This is especially true for peonies, lilacs, and other lovely sweet smelling plants that bloom in the spring. One day they are here, and the next, they’re done blooming.  The burlap craze is still going strong. At least I still… [Read More]

Using Natural Jute Twine in Your Home and Garden

Using natural jute twine is not a new concept. However, this inexpensive product can go a long way in assisting you in the garden and provides a nice rustic feel in your home decor. This 100% biodegradable material is perfect for all kind of uses.  Using Natural Jute Twine in Your Home and Garden this… [Read More]

Vegetarian Pasta Primavera

One of my favorite meatless main dish recipes is vegetarian pasta primavera. My mom used to make this, and we all loved it. In fact, when my husband and I were first married, this recipe was something we would make on a weekly basis. Years later we realize that our waistlines, and health, cannot handle… [Read More]

Painting Wooden Candlesticks: Turning a Thrift Store Buy Into Whimsical Decor

We always go thrift, and antique shopping on our girls weekend, and this year one of my purchases was an old wooden spool. I thought it would be perfect to set a pillar candle on. Soon after, I found a pair of wooden candle sticks.They were only $3.99 for the pair, and I thought they would… [Read More]

A Spring Crop Superfood: Favorite Spinach Recipes

As kids many of us watched Popeye, and were told that spinach was the key to his super powers of strength. Well, today, we are still being told to eat our spinach and I for one love it. In fact, I’ve written several recipes containing spinach on this website. So today as part of our… [Read More]

Tuna Noodle Casserole from Scratch

I’ve made tuna noodle casserole many times with canned soup as the base. However, I wanted to make one with a homemade sauce. It was so easy, and I can’t believe it took me so long to try it. Tuna Noodle Casserole from Scratch I always use egg noodles for this dish. In the past… [Read More]

How to Create a Wood Crate Flower Centerpiece

We had so much fun creating a wood crate flower centerpiece at our girls’ getaway weekend. Each year myself and two long time friends go away for the weekend, and stay at my friend’s sister’s farmhouse in the mountains. Most of the time we talk, shop and eat. However, the last couple of years we… [Read More]