Category Archive: good information

Aug 15 2014

New Uses For Old Things 3

New Uses For Old Things 3- Time for some more new uses for old things! At our home we upcycle, recycle and reuse whenever possible. One of the fun things about being good to Mother Earth is that there are a lot of other people just like us who are finding new uses for old things …

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Jun 27 2014

Parisian Vanity Makeover

Parisian Vanity Makeover- Our oldest granddaughter (15 in August) is in love with all things Parisian. I lived in France when I was a little girl and I remember a lot of my time there. I can understand completely why she is so ooh la la over the Parisian style. I hope one day she …

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Jun 17 2014

Italian Bread Crumbs Recipe

Italian Bread Crumbs Recipe- I love it when my hubby says, ” you should share this on your blog”. He nudged and I listened. So today I am sharing my Italian bread crumbs recipe. I use it on fish, poultry and in meatloaves ( chicken and beef) .You can also use it for veggies too! …

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Jun 06 2014

Joyful June Giveaway

Joyful June Giveaway- June is here and its time for a new giveaway! This month The Joyful June giveaway is giving you $300 in cash and prizes to get your summer off to a stylish start. With some help from The Vintage Pearl and sweet bloggy friends and I am happy to announce the Joyful …

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Jun 03 2014

Gorgeous Home Tour

Gorgeous Home Tour- It’s always a pleasure to tour a beautiful home filled with inspiration. Maria Elena from Our Home Away From Home has a blog filled with wonderful diy and decorating tips. It is my pleasure to have her as my guest today. She is sharing her gorgeous home with us.♥ Hello Katherine’s Corner …

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Jun 02 2014

Make It Monday Week Five

  Make It Monday Week Five and the Giveaway Winner- Time for Make it Monday week Five, I hope you all had a wonderful weekend.  We celebrated our wedding anniversary yesterday ♥ Those of you who follow on facebook already saw this goofy photo. Oh how I love this man ♥ I hope you had …

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May 31 2014

BBQ Grill Giveaway

BBQ Grill Giveaway- If you received this earlier today and then couldn’t find it. Please laugh along with me because I had blog gremlins  I know I don’t usually post on weekends but you will be happy I did. I’m joining some lovely ladies for a BBQ Grill Giveaway and a Sunday blog hop linky party …

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May 30 2014

Container Gardening Basics

Container Gardening Basics- Container gardening is a lovely way to bring color and fragrance to your porch, patios and small spaces. It is perfect for those who do not have yard or garden spaces or who live in the city and want to brighten up their balconies and terraces too. I enjoy having flowers on …

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May 23 2014

Build A Better Burger

Build a Better Burger- This weekend represents the “unofficial” start of summer here in the USA. Many of us will be enjoying our very first barbecue of the season. My sweet hubby and I enjoy grilling and we love to Build a Better Burger. Today is the perfect day to share a few of our …

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Apr 29 2014

Farfalle with Asparagus Peas and Pancetta in Cream Sauce

Farfalle with Asparagus, Peas and Pancetta in Cream Sauce- It is a joy to share this wonderful recipe-Farfalle with Asparagus, Peas and Pancetta in Cream Sauce today. Created and shared by my sweet bloggy friend Roz from La Bella Vita Cucina. We have been bloggy friends for quite some time and her blog is filled …

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Apr 28 2014

Make It Monday Week One

Make It Monday Week One- Here we are again, where did the weekend go? We have been enjoying time spent with my lovely Mother. Plenty of family stopping by and meals shared. Most of my recipes since Mum has been here have already been shared with you . You can find them HERE. There is …

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Apr 22 2014

Dining Table Makeover

Dining Table Makeover- The dining table is where meals are shared, work is done, notes and cards are written and people are gathered for happy memory making. The centerpiece of the dining area. Don’t you just love a makeover ♥. Before and after inspirations often make me take another look at my pending to do list. …

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Apr 09 2014

Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop 134

Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop- It’s Time for the Thursday Favorite Things Blog hop and I can’t wait to see what you link up this week. ♥ My favorite thing this week is… well often I refer to them as my favorite things. My sweet Izzy ‘s extra long and oh so lovely eyelashes. Look …

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Apr 02 2014

Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop 133

Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop- It’s Time for the Thursday Favorite Things Blog hop and I can’t wait to see what you link up this week. ♥ My favorite thing this week is… this new pitcher! Many of you know I have quite a variety of white pitchers. I use them for everything and they …

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Mar 28 2014

Coddling Eggs

Coddling Eggs- Coddling eggs reminds me of my childhood. Rainy days and coddled eggs and little toast soldiers (strips of lightly toasted bread) ready for dipping. My sweet Mother always had pretty porcelain egg coddling cups lined up in a row in our cupboard. I admired their pretty painted patterns and bright silver lids, they …

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Mar 25 2014

Elegant Home Tour

Elegant Home Tour- Today I have the extreme pleasure of sharing an elegant home tour from the beautiful state of North Carolina,courtesy of my lovely bloggy friend Shirley from Housepitality Designs. Shirley and I have been bloggy friends for quite some time and visits to her blog often feel like I am stopping over for a …

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Mar 18 2014

Sweet and Sour Apple Salad

Sweet and Sour Apple Salad- It is a pleasure to have my sweet bloggy friend Andrea from The Cottage Market as my very special guest today. She has a strength of faith and character that I admire. She has met some difficult challenges lately and she still found time to share with us here today. …

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Mar 14 2014

Easter Bunny Napkin Craft

Easter Bunny Napkin Craft- This post was not the original post I had planned. You see here in blog land so many of us think alike. Many of you may have seen these cute bunny ear napkin rings in some of your local shops. I saw them and I immediately thought ( light bulb moment) …

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