Memorial Day – A Memory and Some Recipes

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It is so hard for me to fathom that this is already Memorial Day weekend. It seems like just last week we were talking about bunnies, spring and easter eggs. Time is marching on at a pace quicker than I would like, probably because I can't seem to keep up :) Plus the fact I about choked on my gum this week. I ran into the craft store for the first time in six months! I know, it's a personal record that I haven't been there in so very long. ... read more

Summer Vintage Nautical Mantel Decor

Summer mantel decor Summer Vintage Nautical Mantel Decor. Ceramic fish garland.

Summer Mantel Decor Holy moly…can you believe that we are talking about summer?! Friday marks the last day of school for summer break for my nieces and nephews - it just doesn’t seem possible. In our part of the country Memorial Weekend is the official kickoff to summer. We have a lot planned so stay tuned! First up - summer mantel decor. You know my life has been a bit crazy as of late, so my home has been a tad neglected. I’m embarrassed to ... read more

DIY Beach Bag – Graphics and Beads

DIY Beach Bag Backpack. Beach ready bag.

DIY Beach Bag - Graphics and Beads Are you dreaming of ocean breezes, salt air, sun-kissed cheeks and umbrella drinks? Even though Jenn and I have each been fortunate to have mini beach getaways, we are always looking forward to the next time. A couple of weeks ago Honey Bee had a business engagement in South Florida and he invited me to go along. There was a promise of two glorious days to lounge on the beach and there was no way that I was ... read more

Skinny Margarita Recipe

Skinny Margarita Recipe. Fresh juice makes for a delicious skinny margarita. Cinco de Mayo Margarita

Skinny Margarita TGIF friends! Are you looking forward to the weekend as much as I am? Honestly I think I say that every week. The difference today is that by the time y'all read this I will hopefully be on a sunny Florida beach, reading a good book and sipping a special bev. Honey Bee and I are mixing a bit of business and pleasure for an extended weekend stay. Hopefully I will have lots of pics to share here on the blog and on ... read more

Wire Spool DIY Coffee Table

Wire Spool DIY Coffee Table. Outdoor coffee table DIY

Spool, spool and more spools. I wasn't kidding when I stated last week that I had other spool projects dancing around in my head. Last week I shared with y'all how I turned a small wire spool into a plant stand table.  Today is all about how I dismantled this large one to create a wire spool DIY coffee table for the front porch. Thanks again to our sweet friends Scott and Darlene for procuring and delivering these fabulous spools! The ... read more