You’ll Love This Shampoo!

This is a Sponsored Post.  All Opinions are My Own. Introducing Maple Holistics.  Argan Oil Shampoo. Maple Holistics. Maple Holistics asked Me to test the Argan Oil Shampoo and give my Honest Opinion. I thought it would be fun to do an After-Thanksgiving Shampoo Party. With the Family.   Age Range from 10 to 6o+ Years. All Hair Types.   […]

4 Tips on How NOT to Finish Wood Furniture

With Great Results on Refinishing a Dresser for the One Room Challenge…. That Went From This… To This. A Decent First Attempt at Furniture Refinishing. I thought We were Home Free on All There Was to Know on Painting Wood Furniture. Next Challenge.  A Wood Dresser that Came with the House. Crafted of Pine.  Assembled with […]

Inspiration Re-Do – One Room Challenge

One Room Challenge – Week Two. But Hold Up…An Inspiration Change.  A Do Over. I assumed my Inspiration would be a Family Inheritance 150 Year Old Painting. Lovely. But Truth Be Told – The Family Painting is One that I would have walked right past in a Gallery. Whoops…did I really just Say That???  Yes I Did. So that’s been […]

Just Like a Princess – Maria Communion

This is a sponsored post that my contain affiliate links. I was 8 Years Old.  My First Holy Communion. I had taken all the classes.  Learned to recite all the prayers.  Practiced all the walks  in the church. Learned to kneel when the Head Nun clicked her Metal Cricket. I was Ready.   My Mom was […]

Flipping for the Doodle T Flip Skirt!

Not so very long ago, there was a little girl who loved to Flip and Dance. With all the flipping and dancing, she needed clothes that would move with her. She also insisted on dressing herself.  Buttons and Snaps.  Zippers and Loops.  Too Tough to Do. So the Doodle T Flip Dress was Born. Simple Really.  A […]

Design the Pattern. Cut. Sew. 30 Minutes – Done!

Summer Into Fall.    What to Wear? I’m So Done with All the Summer Stuff.   Everything is Tired and Limp. Floral.  Floaty.  Over. I’m Ready for Cool Weather Dressing.   But it’s Still Hot. Fall Clothes are Trendy.  Classic.   In Luscious Cuddly Cool Weather Fabrics. But in 90+ Temps.  Forget It. Ahh, Problem Solved.  Linen! Sure Linen is Great […]

Farm Chic!

I Love this Product! I Love this Business! Vermont Made Shopping Bags! $7 for Any Size.  Plus Shipping. Second Chance Bags by Mary Fay. Super Sturdy.    All Sizes.    Well Made.    Designs from the Barn Yard to You. A Vermont Lady, Mary Fay, is Doing Her Part to Save the Environment. By Recycling Plastic Animal Feed […]

5 Packing Tips to Tour the Fashion Capital

New York City. 10 Days. What to Pack?   With Only a Carry-On Bag. Can You Do It – Pack for 10 Days in a Carry-On??? Try These 5 Tips to Ease Packing Stress for Big City Travel. Tip 1:  Buy and Stockpile New Clothes for the Trip. This really does work.  It May Sound Extravagant, but it’s […]

A Troll Hunt

Are You Ready to Have a Frozen Party this Summer? Great! But You Must Have Trolls! Here’s the Best Ever Scavenger Hunt – Searching for Trolls! Trolls are So Simple to Make.   I Surprised Myself. 4 Materials:  Rocks, Sharpie, Googly Eyes.  Yarn. Trolls are Made in 3 Steps…Search, Draw, Glue. Search:  Take a Stroll.  Carry a small […]

Ready to Listen Again

Ancient Wood.  Still Heavy and Strong. It began life as a Door in a Church in Penasco, New Mexico. Worn Smooth from the Caresses of Many Parishioners. With Sturdy Hinges to Withstand the Freezing Cold and Searing Heat. The Door Listened to Many, Many Voices. Over Many, Many Years in the Shadow of the Mountains. In its […]