My Blog is Featured on Hometalk this Week

This week my blog is being featured on Hometalk, which is a site where homeowners, renters, and professionals share and help with home and gardening. I've shared several projects on their website and now I have the wonderful honor of being featured by them! They've sent me some questions to help you get to know me better. While I'm chatting and answering the questions, I’ll share some flowery photos 'cause I can't blog without adding some photos … [Read more...]

Seeing Red and Some Photo Tips

No, I'm not mad. The only red I'm seeing is a few pieces of red in the house. In about a month we'll all be seeing a lot more red with all the holiday decorations that will be flying around the blogosphere. And speaking of blogs, November 5th is my one year blogiversary! Anywho ... back to seeing red. The lovely Lucy at Craftberry Bush inspired me to pick up some pomegranates. Would you believe the first time I ate one of these luscious goodies … [Read more...]

Fall Dining in a Farmhouse Kitchen

Although the dining room is typically the room we use for formal dining like Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner, I like to dress up the kitchen nook for special dinners with hubby. We have just enough room in this nook for a cozy table and chairs. The table has a leaf so we can actually seat 6 people in this space. Truth be told, we eat most of our meals in front of the T.V. I'd like to get back to sharing more meals at a table and bring back … [Read more...]

Itty Bitty Bottles

Lately I've been lovin' bottles. I seek them out in boutiques. I search for them in flea markets. I hunt for them in the little dump in a hidden location at the forest preserve down the street from my house. I can't get enough! My hope is to alter enough of them in a pretty enough style to sell them. I keep practicing, finding ideas wherever I can. At the same time, I'm practicing photography skills. So this post is a combination of the two. The … [Read more...]