Beaded Tube Ribbon Bracelet Tutorial

This beading technique for the beaded tube ribbon bracelet tutorial is a weaving technique I’ve been playing with for years. It’s really simple, but it looks really advanced once it’s done. You can use any size seed bead that you would like, and the more beads around the initial circle, the larger the tube will […]

Garden Entrance Art and Distressed Frame Tutorial

Here’s A distressed frame tutorial, creating a distressed look with a pop of color underneath. The Flea Market is such a great place. I picked up 8 great little frames for 5 dollars! So, of course a fun project is in order!  I used4 of the frames and mixed them together with a wooden, painted […]

No Sew Easter Garland

Easter is REALLY early this year! It almost blew by completely without even a post (or a thought). We are going to celebrate Easter at the Nursing Home this year with my Grandparents, so I’ll get to bake! But decorating and planning anything more is kinda out of the picture. I did, however, have a […]

Waffles with Raspberry Sauce and Fresh Whipped Cream

With the move came a bigger kitchen, and among other things, a WAFFLE IRON! Since I found it in the cabinet I’ve been dying to use it… well, I talked Dave into using for breakfast our first Saturday morning fully in the new house. (I also talked him into writing the instructions for this recipe!) […]

How To Make T Shirt Yarn

Make T Shirt Yarn, it’s a sturdy and forgiving yarn for knitting, crocheting and weaving projects. T shirt yarn is one of my favorite things to work with. It not only feels great to the touch, it feels great to reuse I’m currently on a mission to rid all the men in my life of […]

Old T Shirt Throw Pillows – No Sew

There’s is nothing more comfortable then an Old T Shirt. So when you no longer wear them, why not turn them into comfy throw pillows! Dave and I are avid concert goers, so with concerts comes concert t shirts. Some are great and we wear them all the time, but some just don’t fit right, […]

Herb Roasted Potatoes and Carrots

  Great Side Dish and Super Easy…   Also a great way to use fresh Herbs from your Garden. Ingredients:1 lb Assorted small potatoes (red, purple, yellow, neon green etc.)1/2 lb Whole Carrots (4-5 Sticks)2 Heads of Garlic (many cloves!) 1 Tbsp Fresh Rosemary, chopped 1 Tbsp Fresh Thyme, chopped 1 Tbsp Fresh Curly Parsley, […]

Everyday Spaghetti and Meatballs

  Tired of frozen meat cubes and that noxious red sauce from the jar?  Here’s a little different take on a classic Spaghetti and Meatballs recipe!   Ingredients: For the Meatballs (yields 12-14): 1/2 lb (2 links) Sweet Italian Sausage (remove from casing) 1 and 1/2 lb Lean Ground Beef 2 Eggs 6 Tbsp Italian Breadcrumbs (we prefer […]

Italian Wedding Soup

  This Italian Soup recipe is the base of what we’ve been making. It is a great start, but with some substitutions. Please enjoy and if you have another version or any substitutions, please post them in comments, I would love to see what everyone else is doing. I truly believe the key to this […]