Almost Spring. Shake It Up.

I’m Done with the Cold and the Grey and the Hum Drum…Both Inside and Out…I Bet You are Too. So for a No-Cost Fix for Spring, I tried Flip Flopping the Great Room… Nothing Else Changed…Just Moving Stuff from One Side to the Other. The New Arrangement Does Breathe Light into the Room…But the Green […]

Brrr…

I Have a Mermaid House in Florida, Oh yes I do, It makes me Happy, When I’m Cold and my Fingers are Blue. Snowbird Guests are there Now, Enjoying the Pool, Walking the Beach, Enjoying the Sunshine, as is the Rule. Yes, I have a House in Florida, And on Days Like This, I Close […]

Build, Laugh, Love. The “Someday We’ll Go to France” Laundry Room Reveal!

We Built a Laundry Room. In 1 Month.   With Meager Funds.  Our Design.  And Filled with Shop-the-House Stuff. Ready?  Oh Good.  Can’t Wait to Show You. Remember these Bricks….Each plays a Vital Part in this Crazy Endeavor.   Let’s Take a Moment to Look Back.  This is Where We Began. Time Frame:   One […]

Thanksgiving Decor – One. Two. Three. Free. Free. Free.

I Love Thanksgiving. A Day to Fuss.  Primp.  Cook.  Laugh.  Eat.  Enjoy.  And Be Thankful. To Be Together.  To Give Thanks. And There’s Still Plenty of Time to Jazz Up Your Thanksgiving and Make it a Tad More Special. The Best Place to Begin the Thanksgiving Celebration is With the Table.   Try These Three […]

Measure Twice, Dig Once

I was asked the question that I thought I’d never be asked… How Large Do You Want the Laundry Room to Be? Could you build it maybe to the end of the house to fill in this little open space? Will that work? Sure.  But You Know, You Can Go Much Bigger…and It Will Cost […]

Could be the Last Trick or Treat…

Or Not. To Celebrate, We are Preparing a Memory-Making Meal Before Trick or Treating. Human Guts and Severed Fingers.  Perfect. And Quick and Easy to Create. Care to Try it?….Here’s What You Need: Ribs.   Red Pepper. Green Olives.  Biscuits. Linked Sausage. Hot Dogs. Green Beans. Mashed Potatoes. Hot Dog Buns. To Prepare the Hot […]

5 Tips For Creating a Laundry Room to Love

Let’s Talk Laundry. Or More Specifically, the Laundry Room/Space. Where Do You Do the Laundry? In the Basement of Your Home? In a Hallway behind Folding Doors? Maybe a Space in the Kitchen? In the Garage? Perhaps You Have a Designated Laundry Room. Or Like Me, You Do Laundry in a Tiny Space at the […]

Do You Know This Guy?

In the Midst of All the Crazy Bearing Down Hard Heat, This Delightful Chap Appeared at Our Window.  Peeking In.     The Indoor Family Cats, Saw Him First.  Perched at Their Posts.     Well, We Think He’s a He. Big Head.  Muscular Body.  Tough Guy.  With a Sweet Smile.   Our First Issue…Mistake(?)  […]

A Mom’s Secret to Bourgeois Summer Dining

Bourgeois Dining on a Rainy Summer Night. “Bourgie” for Short.  Pronounced “Boo-Chee”. Evidently, Very Bourgie. The Menu is Simple and Quick.  The Freshest of the Fresh.  With the Junkiest of the Junk. Ripe Red Strawberries.  Fresh from the Sea Shrimp.  Mango Fruit Smoothies. McDonald’s.   A Bad Mom? Nope.   Not Today.   I’m Told […]

Moon Monday Again…A Whimsical Crock!

Week Night Dinner TIme.  The Witching Hour of the Day. Minutes Swiftly Clicking By to T-Minus Melt Down. We Need to Sit Down to a Nice Meal.   Not in 45 Minutes.  But Now. Moon Cat and I Found a Solution to the Monday Dinner Dilemma. Moon  Monday. Moon Monday Began on a Monday.  Not […]