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Where thrifty meets creative and fun! Gardening, yard art, crafts, repurposing, thrift store.. shopping,DIY home decor all on the cheap! Love the dollar store!

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  • "Old Fashioned" Pumpkin Cookies
    on Oct 22, 2013
    This post was inspired by a question asked over at one of my favorite blogs, Heavenly Homemakers. I have learned a lot from reading Laura's blog and today I learned that you can cook a pumpkin WHOLE! Yes whole, assuming that the pumpkin will fit...
  • Happy Fall!! Free Fall Chalkboard PrintableI've thought of all the ways to start of this post, like "It's hard to believe it's been almost two years...", "Where has the time gone?""  I'm sorry..." and I've thought of all the explanations I can give and then I decided to just share what I...
  • In Loving Memory…
    on Dec 16, 2011
    of my granddaughter   Chloe Anne Poffenberger December 16, 2008   Although you came and couldn’t stay, you remain in our hearts forever. Love, Gram...
  • DIY Christmas Game Boards
    on Dec 11, 2011
  • “Coffee-ology” Re-make: Coffee Printables!
    on Nov 14, 2011
    My kitchen isn’t the only thing getting a remake lately! I received a sweet comment on my Coffee printables asking for a larger size.  I read it in my email and when I went back to reply that I had been able to resize the prints, I couldn’t...
  • My Re-use, Re-cycle Kitchen Re-do!!
    on Nov 13, 2011
    Well, it’s taken me a few days to get back here, but I am really excited about my kitchen plan!! After we got started last week, my kitchen project came to a standstill. I have discovered a sure way to bring in work for my self-employed husband. St...
  • Who tears their kitchen apart the first week in November?!?!?!?
    on Nov 7, 2011
    ME!!! It seems that our family always starts a project right before the holidays, like we need more pressure?!?!? Last year it was the utility room and bathroom. Those projects never made it to the blog, mostly because they aren’t/weren’t complet...
  • Yes, I made a pumpkin out of a…
    on Oct 23, 2011
    thrift store light globe!!!! I saw this sitting on a shelf at the thrift store several weeks ago. My first thought was “pumpkin!” but I had to quickly remind myself of my commitment to really being sure of a project before I brought it home. So...
  • So How Hard Can it Be…
    on Oct 22, 2011
    To just write a post and stick it out there? No long explanations to catch everyone up on why I haven’t blogged all summer. Is it really necessary to go into all the details or just start posting and share what I’ve got? Hmmmm…??? I’m a “fi...
  • Guest Post for Gail
    on May 9, 2011
    I am so excited and honored to be guest posting for Gail while she is attending  her daughter’s wedding! Gail has been such an inspiration to me! I have  adopted her as my “blog mentor”! As busy as she is with her own awesome blog and...
  • Guest Post for Gail
    on May 9, 2011
    I am so excited and honored to be guest posting for Gail while she is attending  her daughter’s wedding! Gail has been such an inspiration to me! I have  adopted her as my “blog mentor”! As busy as she is with her own awesome blog and...
  • ummm….Hello???…
    on May 2, 2011
    Is anyone still around? Not that I expect there to be…I’ve been gone a while with no explanation. How rude of me…I didn’t intend to be, I just thought that “tomorrow, I will surely be able to write…” In a nutshell, I have been gone more...
  • ummm….Hello???…
    on May 2, 2011
    Is anyone still around? Not that I expect there to be…I’ve been gone a while with no explanation. How rude of me…I didn’t intend to be, I just thought that “tomorrow, I will surely be able to write…” In a nutshell, I have been gone more...
  • My Big News!!!
    on Apr 1, 2011
    Wow! Three posts in three days…I’m on a roll! As excited as I was to share my news, it’s been a busy day! Hubby has been working out of town all week and I’ve been doing all of the boys baseball practices as well as getting my other kids wher...
  • My Big News!!!
    on Apr 1, 2011
    Wow! Three posts in three days…I’m on a roll! As excited as I was to share my news, it’s been a busy day! Hubby has been working out of town all week and I’ve been doing all of the boys baseball practices as well as getting my other kids wher...
  • I WON!…and the “Fun Friends” Giveaway
    on Mar 31, 2011
    See, I told you that I would be back today! :) A little late maybe, but I’m here.  Well, after finding out only yesterday that I had made the Top Ten over at the DIY Club, today I found out that I WON for March!!! Woo-Hoo!!! It was for my Sola...
  • I WON!…and the “Fun Friends” Giveaway
    on Mar 31, 2011
    See, I told you that I would be back today! :) A little late maybe, but I’m here.  Well, after finding out only yesterday that I had made the Top Ten over at the DIY Club, today I found out that I WON for March!!! Woo-Hoo!!! It was for my Sola...
  • Winners, Giveway, Apologies and Exciting News!!!
    on Mar 30, 2011
    Just because I’ve been silent here doesn’t mean that I haven’t had anything going on! ;-) There has been so much going on that two days of not blogging has turned into two weeks?!?!? Just how does that happen??? I have so much to say and to sha...
  • Winners, Giveway, Apologies and Exciting News!!!
    on Mar 30, 2011 in Giveaway Win Lose or Blog
    Just because I’ve been silent here doesn’t mean that I haven’t had anything going on! ;-) There has been so much going on that two days of not blogging has turned into two weeks?!?!? Just how does that happen??? I have so much to say and to sha...
  • Spring Is Here!!
    on Mar 26, 2011
    This post brought to you by Pier 1. All opinions are 100% mine. I have been so ready for spring  this year. It officially arrived on March 20th!! Spring has also arrived at Pier 1!  I love Pier 1 for affordable indoor and outdoor decor!
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