Bedroom Furniture

aka. the hard stuff, case goods, or the cabinet goods.  What do you call this kind of furniture?         I scored a total deal on these 1980′s goodies from Craigslist.  The entire bedroom: a tall chest, a long dresser, a nightstand, a headboard, and a mirror for $150.  In it’s original state [...]

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The Dining Table

Halie’s dining set was a donation from a dear friend.  So…zero dollars.  All we had to pay for was paint and sweat equity to turn this set from a nineties white & natural butcher block to a more updated gray & dark walnut table with sunny yellow chairs.  

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Painted Drop Cloth Curtains

You may remember when I “made” drop-cloth curtains to cover our front doors.  Since they were so easy and economical I knew they’d be the perfect choice for Halie’s place.  We decided to liven up the panels a bit by painting wide horizontal stripes on them.  

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The Silver Lining

I always believe that every dark cloud has a silver lining.  You may remember the traumatic tale a few weeks back of our initial attempt to move baby girl into her first apartment.  Though it was rough going for a bit it all worked out in the end.    As it always does. In stark [...]

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Sweet Heaven on a Plate/ aka. Cinnamon Rolls

I have had this recipe for-evah!  In fact I originally got it from my MIL when I first got married, over 26 years ago.  I used to make these rolls a lot back in the day.  Recently I got a hankerin’ for something warm and sweet and these yummies came to mind.  The original recipe [...]

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