SAS in Review

Gosh I love Show and Share Day. Inspiration galore right at my fingertips. Once again, you didn’t disappoint! Crafty Decorator va-va-voomed this entry. It looks wonderful! At Home by the Baye turned some of those beautiful glass pieces you always see into something functional. I’m pretty much in love with this idea! Hi Sugarplum made one of my favorite sunburst mirrors I’ve seen … [Read more...]

Just a little 4th


Every year, I pull out my trusty American flag for some Independence Day decor. I love it, and it certainly makes a statement.  Two years ago (yep-two years), I bought some 4th of July fabric to coordinate within the room. Well, in that two year procrastination-fest, I figured out how to make pillows without actually sewing them.  Now that I’m a no-sewer (that reads so-er, not … [Read more...]

SAS in Review and a Plea


Because I have a bit of an obsession with this tablecloth and because I have called no less than 7 stores looking for it, I am asking for your help! It’s a Raymond Waites tablecloth, and I bought it on clearance at Marshalls (Homegoods/TJMaxx). I put out a call for help on FB, but I’m taking it up a notch. I’ll pay whatever it takes (almost) in order to get another one. I’ll take any size … [Read more...]

Show and Share Day


Adri sent me an e-mail the other day (LOVE when that happens) showing me a project that her and her husband had taken on. In case you don’t remember Adri, perhaps this will refresh your memory? Be still. My heart. As a teacher, don’t think I haven’t tried to bribe my librarians for one of these things. Still on the hunt. I will prevail. I digress…wanna see what they’ve been up to … [Read more...]

SAS in Review

Once again, you guys made it very difficult to select some posts to include today. I saved so many ideas to my folder! Here we go… Angie at Echoes of Laughter shared some amazing tips about camping. As you may know, I am NOT a camper, but my family drags me out once a year. Last year, we actually ordered pizza one night. No joke. Go visit Angie. She shows you how you’re supposed to eat on a … [Read more...]

Show and Share Day…and Grout


Okay. Let’s see if the blogging gods are on my side this week, and I can actually get a Show and Share Day out! Fingers crossed that this works! I had a LOT of questions about my super secret grout cleaning system. I’m embarrassed to say it’s nothing fancy, but it works brilliantly. I use += {source} I mix some bleach with hot water, and I dive right in. You might need to keep … [Read more...]

Royal Show and Share Day

Yes. I’m one of them. I’ll be getting up at 5am and watching the event of year (decade?). Then I will shoot a direct line of coffee into my veins to keep me from falling asleep at work. It’s not something I follow on a daily basis, but it’s such an intriguing lifestyle, no? I can’t wait! So…link up and give us crazy early risers something to check on while we tape our eyelids open! … [Read more...]

Show and Share Day

If you’re anything like me, you’re spending today buying eggs to dye, looking for Easter basket goodies, and eating a lot of Reese’s peanut butter eggs. If you’re nothing like me, you’re spending the weekend telling your husband how high to hang the shelves that you want up, watching him hang the new (one you’ve had for 10 months) light fixture, and enjoying the smell of your freshly washed … [Read more...]

SAS Day and a Dreamy Kitchen

I pretty much fell on this kitchen remodel tonight, and it just had to be shared. It moved me, simply put. See the befores… Are you prepared for the after?  Yeah well, I wasn’t so I had to check. Here you go. There’s a couple of reasons I’m so madly in love. #1. The white. You know how much I love white. #2. It actually looks like a realistic home. I’ve never been so in love … [Read more...]

SAS in Review

I’ve been awfully bad at highlighting Show and Share Day link-ups. Forgive me. This week left me wanting to feature everyone, but I think that might be a really long post. Here’s some highlights! Blooming Homestead made an easy, simple, charming Easter frame that I’m in love with. Let’s just stare at it for a while, shall we? Not only do I love a.steed’ gallery wall, but she offers … [Read more...]

A Sewing chair and SAS Day

As I said earlier, my shopping goal for Ikea included items for my craft room. Something I knew I wanted? A new sewing chair. A sewing chair that isn’t meant for sewing. It’s just a chair. That I’ll sew in. While Ikea had the chair I wanted, they didn’t offer the slipcover that I was looking for. Our last stop of the day was to Marshall’s, and it wasn’t even on our shopping radar. The chair … [Read more...]

Savings and SAS Day

Remember days ago when I said, “I’m back!” Well…now I’m back. What can I say? Life gets in the way. Sounds like a song…eh? Alright, I’ll stop. I have more to tell you about it next week, but essentially my craft room is a chaotic mess right now. I’m going in a new direction. I’m selling furniture. I’m buying furniture. Busy times, little craft room! I wanted a desk designated just for … [Read more...]

SAS Day and a Tutorial

I had several questions about the “towel rack” in the bathroom. It all started with the knobs. I found them at Hobby Lobby, and I immediately fell in love. I’m pretty sure it was my practical husband who accused me of “buy now/think later-itus”. What I didn’t think about at the time of purchase is how they were actually going to attach to the shelf. Oh, that and the fact that there was no … [Read more...]


Technically, it’s still Friday. So technically, it’s still Show and Share Day. I do have a sneak peek for you, though. The bathroom…no, THEE bathroom that has been a thorn in my side for two years is finally done. The big-o reveal-o will be on Monday. I don’t know about you, but I’m ready! I’ve been a little M.I.A. in the blogosphere this week, so I’d LOVE to see what you’ve been up to! Link … [Read more...]

SAS Day and “Normal”

I’m on mid-winter break this week, so I decided to gut the kids’ bedrooms. As I approached the rooms with my hazmat suit, I found it funny how differently they seem to play. Case in point-- He’s the “typical” boy with his arsenal of weapons and the ultimate Star Wars battle. Then, there’s my daughter. She has her books lined up for her “students” and has written her very own Santa … [Read more...]